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Sushi Bake or Baked Sushi? Whichever way you call it, one thing is for sure, this dish is here to stay. 😊

Sushi Bake up close
Bake Sushi offers layers of yumminess.

Sushi Bake Origin

Ever wonder how Sushi Bake came about? Well, according to Mashed.com, it has actually been around for some time and its origin could be traced to a Filipino artist who goes by the name of Mimi Qiu Reyes.

Interestingly, Mimi Qiu Reyes is not even a chef. She’s actually a nail artist for celebrities.

Interestingly, Mimi Qiu Reyes is not even a chef. She’s actually a nail artist for celebrities.

Apparently, she has been making the dish since 2015. That was way before the lockdown. 😊

Well, the story has it that she made her first dish of sushi bake for a family reunion in California and it was a hit.

Well, the story has it that she made her first dish of sushi bake for a family reunion in California and it was a hit.

Since then, she has been making the dish on special occasions.

Despite the many claims about the dish, it’s right to acknowledge the person who created it.

What Is Sushi Bake Made Of?

So, what is Sushi Bake made out of? Well, there are many versions out there.

However, the common ingredients are the following:
• Imitation crab
• Japanese Mayonnaise
• Japanese Rice
• Vinegar
• Ebiko or Tobiko

Three containers of ebiko
This is Ebiko but you can also use Tobiko.

• Nori (dried seaweed)
As I previously said, there are a lot of versions out there.

There are well-known chefs who make their versions and their ingredients may include more hifalutin or gourmet-like ingredients. A big round of applause for them. 😊

The point is, there are common ingredients and we don’t have to spend a lot to enjoy this awesome creation by Mimi Qiu Reyes.

Now, if you’re wondering where to get some Ebiko or Tobiko, you can usually get it from any Korean or Japanese restaurant.

Now, if you’re wondering where to get some Ebiko or Tobiko, you can usually get it from any Japanese or Korean restaurant.

The first time we tried making some Sushi Bake at home, I got some fish roe from Santis. It was quite expensive.

Then I learned about Ebiko. Apparently, that’s what provides the orange color of the Sushi Bake dish. 😊

The good thing about it is that it’s more affordable than the fish roe.

The good thing about it is that it’s more affordable than the fish roe.

Ebiko is hard to find since it’s always in demand. Seems like a lot of people are making Sushi Bake. 😊

However, if you live somewhere in Quezon City, you can visit Bulgogi Mart along Kalayaan Avenue.

Bulgogi Mart is a Korean grocery store. You’ll find everything you need for your sushi bake there.

If you love Korean food, you’ll definitely love Bulgogi Garden.

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Bulgogi Mart along Kalayaan Avenue in Quezon City.
If you live in the Quezon City area, drop by Bulgogi Mart along Kalayaan Avenue.

Look for Arjo. He is very helpful. Ask him about Ebiko and he will show you which freezer to get it from. You can also ask him for some Japanese rice as well.

Arjo from Bulgogi Mart
Arjo is very helpful.

How To Eat Sushi Bake

The first time I came across a Sushi Bake dish, I ate it without the Nori.

It wasn’t bad at all but when I finally ate it with some Nori, I realized there was a huge difference.

You really need to eat it with some Nori.

You really need to eat it with some Nori. That’s precisely why it’s called Sushi Bake. 😊

Yes, Sushi Bake is best eaten with your hands.

Yes, Sushi Bake is best eaten with your hands.

Sushi Bake on a nori
Scoop a little of the Sushi Bake and place on nori. If you like, you can add a little wasabi.
Sushi Bake wrapped in nori.
Once you start, it’s hard to stop. So yummy.

Here’s A Super Easy Sushi Bake Recipe

Here’s a super easy Sushi Bake recipe by one of our favorite chefs, Chef Manabat.

He is one of our favorite chefs who make cooking seem so easy.

Related Read: 8 Superb Filipino Chefs Who Make Cooking Seem So Easy

Check out his video below.

Do you have your own Sushi Bake recipe? Feel free to share it with us here and with your permission, we will post it with credits to you. 😊 We would love to hear from you.

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