"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.

What is the first thing to check when making sushi?

The first thing I check when I about preparing different raw materials for sushi is the weather. Humidity and temperature play a major role from handling raw materials to the finished sushi pieces. The temperature affects the boiling of sushi rice. Temperatures such as minus degrees and hot summer days affect the various steps that lead to perfect cooked sushi rice. But raw materials such as fish and vegeta ...

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Where do they original Japanese dumplings gyoza comes from?

The Japanese dumplings also called gyoza comes original from China. China is known for its wide variety of delicate and tasty dumplings which are available in many different sizes, taste and flavors. Gyoza was introduced in Japan in the 1940s. During World War II the Japanese invaded China. During the invation the Japanese learned how to make dumplings and brought it to Japan. Since then Chinese dumplings h ...

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