What do a Japanese meal consist of?

A Japanese meal is very different from what we know in Europe. In Japan they eat many small meals for dinner 6-10 dishes consisting of fish, seafood, rice, various vegetables and meat. All dishes are very light in texture and enjoyed for several hours. In the course of an evening the Japanese eats a very balanced dinner. The Japanese are as just as busy as any other, and they work several days and hours per ...

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What makes Japanese sushi different?

Japanese sushi chefs use several different fish when making sush, and preferably between 6 and 12 in different species. Japanese sushi chefs are uses Japanese knives to fillet the fish. They also use some other techniques to cut fish for sushi. Japanese sushi chefs are using other techniques to cook sushi rice. Japanese sushi chefs use Japanese ingredients while preparing sushi and other Japanese dishes. Ja ...

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Is the season important for vegetarian sushi?

If you make vegetarian sushi in Denmark the season will be important. The country Denmark is not located on the exotic latitudes therefore there will be winter vegetables which can be a challenge in relation to that turn them into delicate sushi pieces. It can be done all it takes is that you have control of your techniques and know what it takes to make delicious. If it seems a little confusing, you can bu ...

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What is authentic Japanese sushi?

Authentic Japanese sushi has a different taste and flavor than regular sushi. The variety of fish used for sushi is bigger and Japanese use different parts of the fish for nigiri. There are several reasons that there is a difference between the fish used in Europe and Japan, although there are of the same species. The environment and what fish eats affect the taste. The age of the fish is of course importan ...

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Why does it take so long to become a sushi chef?

There are several reasons why it may take several years to become a skilled sushi chef. Sushi represents only a small part of Japanese cuisine and because you do not boil, fry or cook sushi you have to be very conscious to every detail. In Japan sushi chefs only use a few ingredients to make sushi such as rice, fish, the restaurant's homemade soya sauce and in some cases topping to suit the fish. A sushi ch ...

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Review of restaurant Ide chanpon in Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka is an area of Japan located 1½ hour flight from Tokyo. It is an area in Japan, which also offers rolling hills, fields and forest. Fukuoka is known throughout Japan for having the best noodle restaurants. In June 2015, I visited some friends who live in Fukuoka, and during my stay I had the pleasure of eating a noodle soup at the restaurant Ide chanpon. The only dish that the restaurant Ide chanpon ...

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What else than sushi does the Japanese cuisine has to offer?

Japanese cuisine offers many different styles and niches. Sushi constitutes less than 20% of Japanese cuisine. The Japanese do love sushi but the Japanese cuisine has so many tasty and love dishes to offer. The Japanese cuisine is influenced by neighboring countries such as Korea and China. 100 years ago Chinese dishes were introduced in Japan, and then adapted to the Japanese taste. Therefore, you will fin ...

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Which areas of Tokyo is known for good restaurants?

Tokyo is the city in the world that has the most Michelin restaurants, with 20 million citizens Tokyo is an attractive city if you are looking for a gourmet experience. The city of Tokyo is divided into large and small districts. In every town there are several thousands of restaurants where you can buy high quality food for less money. The more exclusive restaurants don’t show their virtues as we know it i ...

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What is the biggest challenge in sushi?

There are several challenges when making sushi. The biggest challenge will be to cook rice to perfection. This is because the sushi rice behave slightly different within the different types of rice. The weather also influences the cooking of sushi rice i.e. the amount of water to be used and how long the rice needs to be cooked. In Denmark, we do not have extreme weather fluctuation can be experienced in th ...

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Thank you for a wonderful sushi dinner …..

I am so happy I just received this review from one of the guests from my last pop-up sushi dinner. “Thank you for a wonderful sushi dinner, which in every way piqued and pleased the taste buds. It was really exciting to watch you cook and then taste the many interesting variations of sushi that you served for us. The dinner was different and so much more than you normally experience at a good time sushi – f ...

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