Is it unhealthy to eat a lot of tuna?

The tuna is a popular fish eaten all over the world.As most people are aware that tuna contains a little mercury because the humans is having difficult in taking care of the planet. The National Board of Health recommends that you do not eat more than 200 grams of tuna per week. The Japanese are the people in the world who eat the most tuna. The Japanese population decreases approx. 80% of all the tuna sold ...

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What is the biggest challenge as a beginner?

There are many challenges if you've never made sushi before. There is of course a big difference if the sushi is made at home or in in a restaurant. There is a few challenging such as, - Selecting the Japanese ingredients and raw materials used for sushi. - To cook tasty and perfect rice. - To fillet and cut fish for sushi. - To prepare various raw materials for sushi - Creating tasty sushi, so the individu ...

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What is the biggest challenge in learning how to make sushi?

I would like to say that cooking rice is the challenge in Denmark. The weather in Denmark is highly interchangeable with other countries such as the south of France. We have 4 seasons and it is often seen that the temperature changes several times within the different seasons. This means that it takes longer to learn how to cook sushi rice because you must be able to cook sushi to perfection in all kinds of ...

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Do Japanese sushi restaurants decorate the food in the same way as in Denmark?

If you visit a classic Japanese sushi restaurant in Tokyo, then Japanese sushi will look with European eyes a little boring. In Japan the restaurants do not have the tradition of decorating the food as we do in Europe. This is because Japanese sushi chefs have a different gastronomic view of their food in Denmark. In Japan there is no chili mayonnaise it is a European specialty. If a Japanese sushi restaura ...

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The world’s largest fish market Tsukiji is burning!

Something like this was the headline of Danish and international media. Let me just say it is not the Tsukiji Fish market itself that is on fire. I have looked at some of the pictures and know the area. There are some of the small side streets with restaurants, food stalls and shops that are on fire. But sad is it anyway. I still do not believe that the Tsukiji fish market is being moved, which is the plan ...

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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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How big is the selection of Japanese green tea?

In Japan the selection of Japanese green tea is very large. There are many in Denmark who drinks Matcha tea a tea variety that has been especially noted throughout the world. Japan produces annually approx. 85 tons of tea of which 99.9% is green tea. Of the most famous tea varieties are Bancha, Genmaicha, Gyokuro, Hojicha, Kabusecha, Kukicha, Matcha Sencha and Shicha. Within the different tea varieties, you ...

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Japanese donburi with tuna

In 2013 I made this beautiful fisherman called doburi. The dish looks very simple, but it is certainly not. If you make a dish that is so simple then the sushi rice must be cooked to perfection. The tuna must be equally large and cut on such that the slices are silky and melt in the mouth. Needless to say, you must handle the cutting techniques used to cut tuna. _ Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking clas ...

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Can all types of fish be used for sushi?

It is both yes and no. As a starting point all types of fish can be used for sushi. However, not all fish are suitable for being used for sushi. By that I mean that not all types of fish meet the requirements that they must have be approved for sushi. Fish used for sushi have the finest quality because it is a fish that is eaten raw. Most people know that the tuna is a threatened fish species. It is partly ...

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Beautiful entrance to a Japanese restaurant

Some restaurants have a very beautiful entrance such as Sato-Besso located in Fukuoka in Japan. It is a restaurant known for making exclusive Kaiseki. _ Zoë has lectured and held sushi courses for A. P. Moller - Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen Federspiel, Beierholm revision, Elbek & Vejrup and many more. ...

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