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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Is silicone mats equally suited for sushi as bamboo mats?

I meet more and more attendee who shows up at one of my sushi courses with a bamboo mat made of silicone. Silicone mat is not suitable for sushi even if it costs 150 DKK. It does not have the flexibility like bamboo mat which is necessary if you want to make perfect sushi rolls. The surface of the silicone mat is not suitable for making sushi. It is too smooth which can make all the materials slip very easi ...

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Which knife is used to cut fish for sushi?

The best knife to use to cut fish for sushi is a sushi knife. There are, though, several different types of knives, and not all are equally good. Personally, I prefer to use a good Japanese sushi knife sushi. The Japanese have the best sushi knifes and cooking utensils used to make sushi. They do also have a huge knowledge which knife is the appropriate for you. The Japanese knife blade has a slope which is ...

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Japanese sea urchins

I am very fond of sea urchins also called "Uni" in Japanese. They are available in different qualities at Tsukiji fish market in 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. ...

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Therefore, the ramen noodle soup is a right enjoyed all year in Japan!

In Japan, the ramen noodle soup is not only eaten in winter. It is a dish enjoyed all year long and there are several reasons for that. Ramen noodle soup is a healthy and tasty fast food to suit the busy day of Japan. It is also a dish that does not take many minutes and makes once you have made the fish stock that forms the whole foundation of the Japanese kitchen. Yes without it there is no Japanese kitch ...

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In Japan, sushi restaurants only uses fish that is in season

In Japan, Japanese sushi chefs have a different view of fish. From childbirth, Japanese children learn to eat all the ocean has to offer. As a restaurant guest in Japan you will find that the menu in sushi restaurants looks different. It is very normal that there are approx. 20 different kinds of seafood on the menu. In addition, the Japanese sushi restaurants replace the menu card several times a year. Thi ...

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What seafood is best suited for sushi?

In Denmark only a few seafood is available for sushi. You often find tiger prawns on the menu which is quite a shame for many miss the unique flavors from other seafood. In Japan different types of squid is used and served in different ways. Sea urchins are extremely popular in Japanese sushi restaurants and have a delightful taste. In addition, the Japanese have a large selection of shrimps found only in t ...

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What characterizes authentic Japanese sushi?

If you look at authentic Japanese sushi it looks a little bit boring. Japanese sushi is basically just about fish and rice and when the food is so simple, you fall through as a cook. If you cannot cook sushi rice for perfection, cut the fish according to Japanese cutting techniques and use Japanese techniques to make sushi. That is why it takes many years to become a good sushi chef. One can say that the mo ...

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Ramen noodles are Japanese’s response to a classic burger

In Tokyo, fast food is also eaten. The Japanese are a population that is at least as busy as everyone else. However, their fast food is of a slightly different quality. In Denmark, there are some who consider shawarma and pizza as fast food while others are more into a burger. In Japan, a classic fast food is quite healthy, nutritious and tasty. You do not compromise on quality or health. This is one of the ...

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The reason why you should learn to make Japanese ramen soup

Unless you have stayed in Japan very the few are aware of how much fish the Japanese eat. In Japan, fish is the main source of protein from the animal world. It is a commodity that the Japanese eat in very large quantities. The Japanese love sushi but sushi accounts for less than 15% of Japanese cuisine. The Japanese love fish prepared in many different ways. Not only are fish pieces eaten in large amounts. ...

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