What does Japanese eat for lunch?

For lunch, the Japanese have a variety of exciting opportunities. As in Europe there are some who choose to go out and eat a business lunch. The Japanese lunch box also called bento box is extremely popular. They are available in many sizes and often there are 6 different small spaces which contain fish, rice, vegetables, meat and pickled vegetables. A Japanese bento box embrace the entire food chain. Anoth ...

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Are there more opportunities in the vegetarian cuisine?

Yes there are undoubtedly several gastronomic possibilities in the vegetarian kitchen. As you know a tomato is not just a tomato. There are several hundred different tomato varieties and each with their own unique flavor and nuances. Since everything is eaten raw when it comes to sushi the sushi chef's skills is really tested, as it requires a longer preparation and clarification of the individual vegetable ...

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People standing in line, Tokyo

_ 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 Gem Gem Gem Gem ...

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What is considered classic dishes in Tokyo?

There are many in Europe who thinks that sushi is the main dish In Japan. Sushi is a popular dining but it represents less than 20% of the Japanese cuisine. The Japanese cuisine is very diverse and offers many styles and unique dishes. You will be able to experience the Japanese interpretation of Chinese cuisine and other countries in the Eastern part of the world. The European cuisine has also affected som ...

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What seafood is best for sushi?

In Denmark very little seafood is used for sushi. Shellfish such as tiger prawns is the only one on the menu which is quite a shame because there are other shellfish which unique flavors which you miss out. In Japan you can find a large selection of shrimp found only in the Eastern part of the world. The shrimp has a size, taste and character that you unfortunately cannot get outside Japan. In Japan several ...

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Why is Japanese sushi different?

Japanese sushi chefs use several different fish when making sushi and preferably between 6 and 12 in different species. Japanese sushi chefs are using Japanese knives to fillet a fish. They use some other techniques to cut fish for sushi. Japanese sushi chefs are using some other techniques to cook sushi rice. Japanese sushi chefs use Japanese ingredients when they make sushi and other Japanese dishes. Japa ...

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How is topping used on sushi?

As you probably noticed more and more sushi restaurants in Europe are using topping on their sushi. Some restaurants are not afraid to use plenty of different kinds of topping, combined in different ways. In Japan topping is used in a much smaller and very limited extent. Here is the sushi chef's technical skills are allowed to come. When a Japanese sushi chef uses topping it is to highlight the fish natura ...

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If I want to buy Japanese ingredients which store is the best?

There are some ingredients and materials you can buy in your local supermarket materials such as sushi rice and nori seaweed. I recommend that you buy wasabi, pickled ginger, vinegar marinade and soya sauce in a specialty store such as an Asian store. They have several options and it is likely that you can find ingredients and materials that have such quality that they also being sold to sushi restaurants. ...

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Can all vegetables be used for sushi?

Unfortunately not they have to have some consistency otherwise it can be an unpleasant experience to eat. When a vegetable is too soft and it is put together with for example scallops in a sushi roll the whole experience unpleasant because of the texture. You also have to be careful to use vegetable with a strong flavor with a delicate fish that will create an imbalance Do not be afraid to use vegetables in ...

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