Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Longest Sushi Cucumber Roll: Russia sets world record (Video)
Yekaterinburg, Russia -- A sushi restaurant from Yekaterinburg made a giant cucumber roll for a mall called META; it took 60 chefs 1.5 tons of rice, 500 kg of cucumbers, 14 thousand pieces of nori and 25 kg of sesame to make a mile-and-a-half long (2.4km) roll , setting the world record for the Longest Sushi Cucumber Roll, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: The World's Longest Cucumber Roll is a full mile-and-a-half long and made from 1.5 tons of rice, 500 kg of cucumbers, 14 thousand pieces of seaweed, and 25 kg of sesame. All Photos: Pavel Lisitsyn/RIA Novosti (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the longest sushi roll measured 2,033.3 m (6,671 ft) and was achieved by The Liaison Council of Japanese Postal Workers' Union in Gunma Prefecture, Maebashi City, Japan.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest sushi mosaic: 20.13 m (216 ft 97 in), achieved by the Norwegian Seafood Export Council (Norway) with the help of the student chefs from Zhonghua Vocational School in Shanghai (China), at the 2010 World Expo Shanghai China.
A sushi restaurant from Yekaterinburg tried to establish a world record making a 2.5 km long roll.
To make this megaroll, it took 60 chefs 1.5 tons of rice, 500 kg of cucumbers, 14 thousand pieces of nori and 25 kg of sesame.
Sixty chefs worked for 15 hours to prepare the longest cucumberi roll.
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011