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A type of sushi consisting of a cone of dried seaweed filled with rice, fish, vegetables, etc.
- ‘The one stroke of originality, the house sushi dessert (vanilla and banana-coconut hand rolls), strains for wit and collapses into a gooey sooey.’
- ‘The terrine of pressed aromatic duck blends perfectly with shitake mushrooms, and is accompanied by a duck sushi nori hand roll and a petit salad of duck liver and confit.’
- ‘Chefs are busy behind the station, making all kinds of hand rolls according to the orders of the customers.’
- ‘A sushi maker in Southold Village hands over the hand rolls for them, and a fisherman in Orient pays with striped bass and blackfish.’
- ‘There was just a squirt of pure wasabi inside a handroll.’
- ‘We started with the raw dishes such as sashimi and tuna belly handroll (delicious).’
- ‘The chef also created many other dishes with tuna, such as the tobiko tuna rolls, spicy tuna hand rolls and grilled tuna-aburi rolls.’
- ‘They make this divine ebiten hand roll with a tempura prawn, chunk of raw salmon and avocado, wrapped in nori.’
- ‘The extensive sushi menu by Alan Kim includes everything from crab shumai and edamame to eel hand roll and yellowtail sashimi.’
- ‘I can't in good conscience recommend the hand rolls tonight.’
- ‘In the California hand roll, however, the crab, cucumber, and avocado were food-processed into a lumpy, green mixture lopped over the rice.’
- ‘Conspicuously absent, however, are maki sushi (rolls) of any kind, though some hand rolls are available.’
- ‘I ordered some, along with a few standards, Californian handroll (fresh crab, they assured me), spicy tuna hand roll and sake nigiri.’
- ‘I ordered some, along with a few standards, Californian handroll, spicy tuna hand roll and sake nigiri.’
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