The past few days might be rainy and a bit chilly, but let's celebrate the fact that: Summer is officially here! While the city is bustling with all the summer fun, we also have a mission for Beyond Sushi. Our mission is to make your summer days even better with refreshing and delicious sushi rolls. With that said, we'd like to bring back our popular roll and piece from last year. They're packed with nutritional and seasonal items. Find out what roll and piece are making a comeback here.
Our piece of the month is topped with pickled baby radish and dill leaf.
Our roll of the month
If you're not familiar with fava beans, their flavors are delicate, a little nutty, slightly bitter, yet very fresh. They are not only delicious, but very high in protein and energy. The beans compose plentiful of health benefiting antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and plant-sterols. The beans are rich in L-dopa, a substance used in treating Parkinson's disease. Fava beans are one of the highest plant sources of potassium and are in their peak in July.
Besides using fava beans in sushi, here are two other ways to cook them:
Another great ingredient is golden or yellow beets. They are healthy for the heart, great kidney and body cleansers, and high in powerful antioxidants. They lower blood pressure, cholesterol, treats anemia and fatigue, and more. Beets help the heart by decreasing the risk of heart disease and prevents various cancers. Golden beets contain good amounts of fiber, iron, potassium, and folic acid. They are also good for your eyes and skin. Find interesting recipes using golden beets here.
Last but not least, let's talk about our kale. Kale has been in the spotlight lately because it is said to be one of the most healthiest vegetables around! Eating kale helps lower cholesterol, risk lowering benefits for cancer, both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Plus, it serves as a great detox for the body. The beautiful leaves of the kale plants provide an earthy flavor and more nutritional values for fewer calories than many other food around. When purchasing kale, remember to find them firm, deeply colored leaves and moist hardy stems. Warm temperatures will affect the kale to wilt and ruin the flavor. For a more mild flavor, choose kale with smaller-sized leaves.
Summer Promotion Alert!
Independence Day is this Saturday! Still don't know what to bring to your get together? Well, we're having a great deal, so look no further. Our 10 assorted rolls platter will be $50 instead of a regular $65 if you order to pick up on either Saturday or Sunday at our Midtown location. Be sure to have your orders in by Friday! Any questions or comments, please call us at 646-861-2889 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a great and safe holiday weekend ahead!