Recipe: Pickled Chinese radish

The recipe is for a glass. Ingredients: 4 cup rice vinegar (Uchibori - comet su) 1 cup sugar 1 Jam glass (h: 13 cm x w: 10 cm) Course of action: 1. Rinse the Chinese radish and peel off the skin. 2. Cut the Chinese radish into 3 millimeter thick slices on a mandolin. 3. Heat the rice vinegar and sugar in a saucepan. 4. Boil the vinegar marinade until the sugar has dissolved. 5. Add the Chinese radish slices ...

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This is how a Japanese sushi chef empties the fridge!

Last night I chose to empty my refrigerator for the last ingredients and they were transformed to different kind of delicious sushi. As seen below. Futomaki: Salmon with spring onion and yuzu, grilled asparagus, avocado and cucumber. Kaburimaki: Spicy tunmousse, grilled asparagus, avocado and cucumber. Topped with avocado and roasted sesame seeds. Uramaki: Avocado and Cucumber _ Zoë has lectured and held su ...

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What Japanese raw material is in season right now?

In Japan, Japanese chefs prefer to use raw materials that are in season when they cook food. In Tokyo, Japanese dishes often contain ingredients that most people outside of Japan do not know like Chinese horse radish. Chinese horse radish is a very popular raw material in Japanese cuisine. In Tokyo, Chinese horse radish is used in various ways. Chinese horse radish is a raw material that is often pickled an ...

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In Japan, sushi restaurants only uses fish that are 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. This ...

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How strict are Japanese sushi chefs in their handling of food?

Japanese sushi chefs are stricter when it comes to handling raw materials to sushi. There are several reasons for this. Japanese sushi chefs have a completely different view of sushi and, the ingredients used for sushi. Sushi is a dish that you do not fry or cook as we know from dishes such as lasagna. Sushi is a dish that is cooked as little as possible, which means that it places greater demands on the wa ...

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What is the size of shellfish in Japan?

If you compare Danish seafood with seafood that can be bought in Japan there is a very big difference. Japan is in a tropical climate and this means that they have some seafood other than in Denmark and the rest of Europe. If you compare seafood like scallops and oysters you will immediately see a difference. In Japan, you have more oysters and scallops but the size of the shellfish is almost twice as big a ...

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Can all types of soy sauce be used for sushi?

Most people are not aware of how important the choice of soy sauce has on the entire sushi dinner. The right soy sauce can enhance the dining experience by 40% it is very important that you use the right soy sauce when you eat sushi. Sushi should have a fine and delicate taste and it is important to select a soy sauce that is not too strong in flavor or contain too much salt. If you use a soy sauce that is ...

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What kind of fish do the Japanese prefer to eat?

The Japanese have grown up with all kinds of fish to eat. The Japanese have also grown up following the season of raw materials. This means that there are fish species that can only be obtained in certain months during the year. It also means that for a few months the Japanese eat a lot of a certain kind of fish since the fish species are considered a delicacy in those months. As a guest you will find that ...

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Which temple in Kyoto is the most beautiful?

  In Kyoto there are 1,600 temples and all of them are unique and beautiful in their own way. There are temples that stand out more than others. The Golden Temple also called Kinkakuji in Japanese, is the most visited temple in Kyoto. The temple is located in northern Kyoto about 40 minutes by transport from Kyoto station. The large temple is located in a large beautiful Japanese garden where flowers a ...

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What soy sauce do exclusive sushi restaurants in Tokyo use?

Exclusive Japanese sushi restaurants in Tokyo differ from other restaurants. In Europe many people use Michelin guide as a yardstick which is not the case in Japan. In Japan, many exceptional restaurants never be published in the Michelin Guide. These gourmet sushi resturant use af different type and unique soy sauce. The restaurant will often use a homemade soy sauce where the recipe is secret. It may be a ...

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