Kitchen Crafts
June 2011

“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