"In Japan your education never ends. In 2012 I was introduced to a nigiri hand technique that takes 20 years to master I think that is fascinating" - Zoë Escher

In Denmark Zoë is a recognized sushi chef.

January 2019: Zoë was the judge for the daily newspaper Politiken in connection with testing food for their readers.
2016: Zoë held the official opening speech and opened the fair Formland Spring 2016 in Messecenter Herning in Denmark. At the opening of the fair there were 49 people from the press, 20 VIP and 271 exhibitors.
2015: Zoë has made sushi and Japanese dishes as private dining at home of US ambassador in Denmark Rufus Gifford.
2013: Rated as Denmark's sushi expert no. 1 by gourmet supermarket chain Irma. Zoë was also guest judget at Masterchef Denmark season 3. Zoë has made sushi and Japanese dishes as staff food to the 3 star Michelin restaurant Geranium.

Zoë is known from Danish magazines and TV such as Copenhagen Food, ALT for Damerne, Berlingske, Femina, IN, Mad & Bolig, TV3 and the consumer council magazine “THINK”.

Reference: Restaurant Geranium***, A.P. Moller – Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Takeda Pharma, Haldore Topsøe, Dansk Byggeri, Deloitte, Gorrissen Federspiel, Beierholm revision, Symphogen and many more.

Do the Japanese drink matcha tea with milk?

In August, I received a gift from one of my Japanese teachers. It has been packed away with all my Japanese tea. Now I just see that it is something completely different from what I thought it was. In 2010, I first experienced Matcha latte at a cafe in Tokyo. I haven't seen this "Matcha au lait" version. You can drink it both cold and hot. A small guide is provided in Japanese along the tea. It is going to ...

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What is the Japanese chef’s view of noodle soup?

In Japan, noodles soup can be compared to Danish meatballs. All Japanese chefs including sushi chef knows how to make a tasty noodle soup. From childbirth the Japanese learn that noodle soup is a dish that can be eaten all year long. There is not only a kind of noodle soup. The selection is very big. Just like meat balls each noodle has their very own unique recipe for how to make the best fund from scratch ...

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