Plum(Ume) blossoms have been sources of designs applied to Kimono, Urushi lacquar in Japan for a long time. Still now, we can see a variety of plum blossom motifs in paintings, dishes, furniture and so on in Edo Period or much older times. This time, Plum(Ume) blossoms have been sources of designs applied to Kimono, Urushi
For making a plum-blossom shape, put 1 and half TS of Sushi rice on a sheet of plastic wrap. Fasten and twist the plastic wrap. Then form the wrapped Sushi rice into a half-sphere shape with your palms. Please keep in mind to make sushi rice into that shape softly. Otherwise, sushi gets “pressed” and does not taste good. Strip off half of the plastic wrap on the upper. Put a slice of Tuna on top and get the plastic wrap back as it was. Again
For the recipe of sushi rice, please take a look into the other articles.