What does the Japanese prefer to eat on a hot summer day?

There are many people in Denmark who have an idea that the Japanese are eating a lot of sushi. The Japanese are fond of sushi but sushi accounts for less than 15% of Japanese cuisine. Sushi is a style that does not match a busy weekday it is a dish most often enjoyed over a couple of hours. What are usually eaten on a busy and hot summer day is noodles. In Japan, noodles are a broad concept and spans severa ...

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How to transport take-away sushi on a hot summer day!

Sushi is a nice eating especially in the summer. It is healthy and nutritious and it's not very heavy in your stomach. In the summer, you should pay extra attention to how to transport sushi home. Sushi should not stay very long in a warm paper bag before the temperature raise and shelf life will be shorter. The best way to transport take-away sushi during these hot summer days is to bring a freezer to the ...

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What is Japanese sake?

Japanese sake is a rice wine and the range of sake is at least as big as the wine selection in Europe. Japanese sake is divided into 4 categories Kunshu, Soushu, Jun-shu and Juku-shu. This makes it easier to get an overview of many different types of sake. It does matter which sake is being drunk for starters, for sushi or a red steak. Read more about Lectures and tastings of sake Kun-shu _ Zoë has lectured ...

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Are there any less expensive and tasty Japanese dishes?

In Japan there are many tasty, healthy and affordable food dishes that also match a low income budget without compromising on quality. Many Japanese are living a busy life for everyday where they work 10-15 hours a day. When they get home they are too tired to cook, so they prefer to eat on the way home In Tokyo there are many small eateries that make quick and tasty dishes that also match small budgets. Re ...

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How long can sushi stay in the summer heat?

As a starting point, not very long time. If you have bought take-away or made sushi at home then sushi should be kept in the fridge. Normally, it is said that sushi must be taken out of the fridge 15 minutes before it is eaten so it has room temperature. If the food is too cold you will not fully benefit from the flavors. When it's as hot as it is at the moment I'll first take sushi out of the fridge approx ...

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Japanese ingredients

And yes a piece of kombu can also be used for cooking sushi rice. It requires that you already are really good at cooking sushi rice. I mean sushi that is cooked to perfection. Have a nice weekend! 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. Gem ...

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What is the biggest challenge of Japanese trained sushi chef?

The biggest challenge as a Japanese trained sushi chef is that the better you get the harder it's also making sushi. It may sound a little odd. Making sushi as a professional is precision work because Japanese sushi is very simple in its expression and the use of raw materials. When you make food with as few raw materials as you do when you make sushi you fall through like as sushi chef if you do not master ...

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What are Japanese sushi chefs take on fresh raw materials?

A Japanese sushi chef in Japan have a different view of raw materials. If a fish is still alive or caught the same day when the restaurant collects raw materials from the supplier then the raw material is considered fresh. In 2010, I visited the exclusive sushi restaurant Kyubey in Tokyo where I had a sushi dinner. At one point the sushi chef came out into the sushi bar with a big shrimp sitting on a leaf o ...

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Kyoto

I took this pic a few years ago. _ 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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Why should fish for sushi be frozen?

Fish to eat raw should always freeze. This is because fish contain parasites and the only way to kill them is to freeze the fish. A small side jump. In fact, you should also fresh beef to tartar cows get parasites in the body like fish. Unfortunately, I do not know if beef to tartar is frozen. But I do not think so. Now back to the fish. It is not the same type of parasite found in e.g. in tuna as in the sa ...

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