Can all kind of fish be used for sushi?

It is a question that I get from individual who wonder since sushi restaurants in some European countries have a limited selection of fish. Yes, all kinds fish can used for sushi but they must have the right quality. By this, I mean that the fish is suitable for sushi. In US, fish are divided into categories. Category C is even dead fish i.e. fish that are swimming into a net and die they often end up as fi ...

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Can vegetarian sushi be saved for the next day?

Vegetarian sushi can be saved for the next day since it does not contain fresh fish. However it is not always a good idea to save the sushi it depends on how careful you have been with preparing and cooking different ingredients and rice. By that I mean that if the rice is not cooked to perfection and kept in the right way the individual grains will be tougher the next day. The vegetables should be prepared ...

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Which restaurants in Tokyo are best suited for private parties?

In Tokyo, there are several different types of restaurants. There are the classic where you as a party site around a table as you know it in Europe. There are also restaurants that are specializing in private parties. The restaurant consists of a myriad of small path with dim lights on both sides there are stalls of various sizes. There is open to the ceiling and bays which is closed by pushing a sliding do ...

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What role does topping play on sushi?

As you have probably noticed there are many sushi restaurants that add toppings on their sushi. Some restaurants add only topping on nigiri and other sushi restaurants do it on both nigiri and rolls. In Denmark there are several reasons why some restaurants do it. It looks very decorative and inviting when rolls decorated with various topping. Other restaurants add toppings to add more flavors to the sushi ...

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What does Japanese prefer to eat?

The Japanese diet is very healthy. The diet is put together in such a way that the body gets all healthy stuff while at the same time gets detoxified. It is also the key to the Japanese young appearance and age. The Japanese diet consists of large amounts of fish, soya, seaweed and vegetables. The four materials are a recurring theme. In addition Japanese eat beef, pork, rice and ginger which also improves ...

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What is vegetarian sushi?

Vegetarian Sushi can be very different depending on which sushi restaurants you visit. Here it is only your imagination that stands in your way. It is crucial when making vegetarian sushi is that the raw materials are always 100% fresh. You must cook your vegetables as gently as possible and at the same time highlight the quality of the vegetable the best way possible. The techniques used for this depends o ...

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Tuna for sushi

This is how two different kinds of tuna looks when they arrive at the exclusive Japanese sushi restaurant Bar Hayama in Los Angeles. Restaurant Bar Hayama belongs to my Japanese sensei who is an executive sushi chef Toshi Sugiura and celebrity chef for celebrities and movie companies. The piece on the left is toro which is a piece of exclusive and fatty tuna. The piece on the right is 'ordinary' tuna as we ...

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Therefore Tokyo is an attractive city to have a very nice dinner!

Eating a dinner in Tokyo is an amazing experience. Tokyo is the city in the world that has the most Michelin stars and it is a visible proof that the Japanese do not compromise when I comes to the quality of what they eat. What makes the Tokyo city interesting is the diversity. It is rare you meet a cuisine ranging as wide as the Japanese even fast food in Japan is a gastronomic experience. Sushi which ever ...

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Vegetarian sushi

Vegetarian sushi is an underrated dish. Vegetables have so many fine flavors depending on when in the season they picked. By using different techniques one can highlight their flavor, crispness and fine texture of the vegetable. Please read more about Sushi course for vegetarians _ Zoë has lectured and held sushi courses for A. P. Moller - Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen F ...

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How do I fillet a fish?

It is a question I get on my on my sushi course for beginners. Unfortunately, there is no single way to do it. When you fillet the fish for sushi you must be more careful than what they do at a fish store. The reason for this is that, if a fish is filleted sloppy, it can be tasted later when it is used for Nigri. In addition there is a big difference in how to fillet a fish whether it is a flatfish, white f ...

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