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When it comes to fast food, YO! Sushi is probably Mini Gourmand’s favourite.
Blue Monday’s are my favourite time to visit as a selection of dishes are discounted to £2.40 per plate.
I don’t really have too much to say about YO! Sushi, the food is standard and quite expensive for what you get.
Having said that, I do love the hairy prawns and squid!
Here is a selection of the food that Mini Gourmand and I consumed during our last visit.
Spicy Chicken ISO. Crispy chicken, katsu sauce and shichimi powder (Japanese chilli). (£3.00)
Duck Gyoza & Moromi Miso. Duck dumplings with moromi miso sauce. (£4.00)
Spicy Pepper Squid. Hot coils of spicy pepper squid topped with red chilli. (£3.50)
Hairy Prawns. Prawns wrapped in kadaifi pastry with wasabi mayonnaise. (£4.00)
Spicy Chicken. Spicy chicken salad with ginger and garlic (£3.50)
Crispy Duck Futomaki. Shredded duck, sliced cucumber and spring onion with moromi miso sauce (£4.00)
Mini Gourmand enjoying the fresh fruit which contains Strawberries, Grapes, Pineapple and Melon (£3.00)
Taiko Foods is a leading sushi manufacturer in the UK. The company was started in July 1997 to meet the growing demand for Far Eastern Cuisine in London.
To stay authentic as possible, much of the Sushi is hand made.
Their main customers include Waitrose and Pret A Manger.
To eat Sushi correctly, one must dip only the fish into the soy sauce and then eat each piece as one. It is not recommended to dip the rice into the soy sauce, as the rice has already been flavoured and it is important to enjoy the rice taste as well as the taste of the fish. With Maki or roll pieces, the pieces can be dipped into soy sauce however the person wishes. Between pieces of Sushi, one should eat a small piece of pickled ginger to the palate.
I purchased the Taiko Irodori Sushi box which came supplied with Pickled Ginger, Wasabi and a very salty Soy Sauce.
Salmon & Cucumber Chumaki
Veg Roll, tasty but couldn’t identify any of the individual flavours.
Salmon, Red Pepper & Rocket Chumaki – Sesame seeds were very overpowering, tasted like they had been toasted for a little too long.
California Roll – Again the sesame seeds spoilt this for me
As a snack this pack was enjoyable but I have tasted better pre packed sushi, I think the sesame seeds really put me off as they left a burnt taste in the mouth.