Kitchen Crafts

    “Kitchen Crafts,” Friend, June 2011, 23

    Kitchen Crafts

    Remember to ask an adult for help when you make a Kitchen Crafts recipe!

    Keep cool with these refreshing twists on a popular Asian food.

    Banana Sushi

    1 banana, 1 piece of fruit leather, sprinkles

    1. Peel the banana.

    2. Unwrap the fruit leather and wrap it around the banana.

    3. Have an adult cut the wrapped banana into 1-inch (2.5-cm) slices.

    4. Add a few sprinkles to the middle of each “sushi” slice.

    Melon Sushi

    1 cantaloupe, 1 cucumber, toothpicks

    1. Have an adult cut the cantaloupe into 12 1-inch (2.5-cm) cubes.

    2. Use a vegetable peeler to peel the cucumber. Then use the peeler to slice 12 strips of cucumber.

    3. Wrap a strip of cucumber around each cube of cantaloupe. Stick a toothpick through the cantaloupe to hold the cucumber on.

    Dipping Sauce

    1 carton yogurt, any fruit flavor

    1 teaspoon honey

    • Mix the yogurt and honey together in a small bowl, and use it as a dip for your fruit sushi.

    Sushi is a type of Japanese food.

    It is usually made with rice, raw fish, and seaweed!

    Illustration by Mark Robison