"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

Zoë Escher is a passionate Japanese trained sushi chef & Sake Sommelier who loves authentic Japanese food and European food. Zoë has created various cooking classes which take the attendees on a gastronomic journey in authentic Japanese cuisine and Europan cuisine.

Zoë is also a regular writer on the Danish women's site Kvindetid where she shares her knowledge and experience.

In Denmark Zoë is a respected chef.

February 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”.

Sushi course for beginners

Sushi course for beginners is a course for people who want to learn how to make different kinds of delicious Japanese sushi. In the long run you can save money by making your own sushi. You learn how to boil the perfect sushi rice. You learn about the Japanese ingredients used for sushi. You learn about what you should be aware of when buying fish from the fishmonger. You learn to make several different kin ...

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Can all types of sushi mats be used to make sushi?

Unfortunately not. The selection of sushi mats is large in Denmark. There are many different types ranging from silicone mats to Japanese sushi mats and not all of them are suitable for sushi. Kitchen utensils made of silicone are popular and the selection is getting bigger and bigger. Within the last few years, more and more kitchenware shops have started selling sushi mats made of silicone. I occasionally ...

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