Definitions

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  • n. Large cylindrical sushi, often vegetarian, with nori on the outside and fillings chosen to complement each other.

Etymologies

Japanese 太巻, literally "thick rolls". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • You are in America would often turn into a discussion of food, and Dad would caution us about eating weird foods, even as we sat there happily popping dduk bok-ki or gim-bahp the Japanese call it futomaki with our chopsticks.

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  • Geem-bahp (also known as futomaki in Japanese), bean-dae dduk (mung bean pancakes), dduk-bok-gee (spicy pan sauteed rice cakes).

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  • What you see here is 'futomaki', one of Japan's most common rolled sushi.

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  • Here in Hawai’i, we combine a kind of futomaki O-nigiri with Spam to make “musubi.”

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  • I grew up with the comfort-food working class versions of sushi -- fat futomaki rolls with seven ingredients none of which is sashimi and inari, the "footballs" of sushi rice stuffed into a pouch of fried tofu skin.

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  • But the floral tributes had better be prepared to make way for futomaki, hamachi and otoro , all courtesy of Dame Judi Dench, Mr. Rees's close friend and fellow Royal Shakespeare Company denizen.

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  • The first we tried was the Fruit-O-Maki (futomaki) which consisted of caramel and fruit-flavoured white chocolate “fillings,” surrounded by rice cookie “sumeshi” and dark chocolate “nori.”

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  • These repeated cases are part of a larger trend in which Broadway rents have forced storeowners to charge high prices that locals are unwilling to pay, especially for foods like $9 futomaki sushi or a $3 bite-size rojo pulled pork empanada.

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  • According to the take out menu, it looks like small 6 piece basic sushi rolls (salmon, spicy tuna, etc), and 2 piece nicer rolls (soft shelled crab, futomaki) will all be $1.90.

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  • I got promoted one year to slicing the makisushi, but got sent back to the minors after it was judged that I sliced the tekkamaki and kappamaki at too steep of an angle, and compressed the rice while slicing the futomaki.

    Restrictions on food?

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