Can you buy lumpfish roe from freshly caught lumpfish this year?

I have heard some that lumpfish roe is found in the Danish fish monger. But is it true? Yesterday I spoke to a fish supplier. He does not fully believe that this year we get lumpfish roe from freshly caught lumpfish because of the weather. He believes that the water is too warm and it may mean that the fish do not seek lower water to spawn. It is a problem. The lumpfish usually lives on deep water where it ...

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Is kaburimaki roll difficult to make?

Yes, it is a sushi roll that is complex and hard to make because you have to think in whole. The filling for the sushi roll that should be a delicate. In addition, there is a filling on the outside that should give the sushi roll an additional dimension and depth. Also, you must be aware that the more raw materials you use in the preparation of the roll the harder it will also taste the individual ingredien ...

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Where does the Japanese eat in Tokyo?

Tokyo is the city of the world with the most Michelin star restaurants and that is not by accident. The Japanese are very critical when comes to where to dine and they place very high stanards when it comes to quality of the food and the price. Basically, it is always best to eat at restaurants where the locals come and it is also true when it comes to Japan. Typically the quality of the restaurants where t ...

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Do you eat sushi in the right way?

Over the years I have met people who eat sushi in a different way from what the Japanese do. There are many who take wasabi with your chopsticks and mix it with soy sauce. You do not have to do that, so does it all taste of wasabi. Do you know what the purpose is for pickled ginger? The Japanese sushi chef Nobu Matsuhisa shows on this video how to eat sashimi, nigiri and rolls. He also shows when to eat pic ...

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Vegetarian noodle soup is aromatic, healthy and tasty

Japanese ramen noodle soup has become a popular eating in Europe and the rest of the world. There are many who know how to cook noodles soup where the stock is often made on chicken. Have you tasted a Japanese noodle soup made from a vegetarian stock? For the vegetarian stock Japanese ingredients and some other cooking techniques are used to produce the classic Japanese flavors that characterize Japanese no ...

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Japanese gastronomy and Japanese kendo in Brussels

This Friday I traveled to Brussels to spend some days in the company of my Japanese kendo teacher and kendo friends from Europe and from Japan. Japanese Kendo and Japanese sushi share the same Japanese philosophy and approach to becoming proficient in you line of work. I spend the day with a long talk about Japanese gastronomy in Japan, Europe and Scandinavia. I matched my teacher Nobuo Hirakawa's teaching ...

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How do Japanese chefs improve know their professional knowledge?

In Japan, you will never be trained. Most Japanese use their entire lives to get better at their work. I travel to Japan approx. once a year to develop my skills and to expand my horizons. In addition, I travel to Brussels once a year in December to meet with my Japanese celebrity teacher who is headed by a Japanese delegation of 12 highly graduated teachers. I have been following his training since 2001 an ...

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How many vegetables do the Japanese eat during a day?

The Japanese are a population who eats a lot of different vegetables in one day. Seaweed is the vegetable in the world that contains the most vitamins and minerals. It is a vegetable that is part of most Japanese meals. In addition, the Japanese also eat a couple of dishes where meat and fish are not part of the court. Instead, the dishes are composed of many different vegetables as well as vegetable protei ...

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How do Japanese chefs make up a menu?

Basically, a strong health and healthy dishes really important to the Japanese whether you are a Japanese family or a chef working in a restaurant. As a guest you will notice it as soon as you eat in Japan. If you are offered a Japanese snack, you often get a little dried fish or squid cooked in a nice and delicate way. In Japan, the ramen noodle soup is the most popular fast food dish there. It fits the bu ...

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What is Japanese chef’s view of the raw materials used in Japanese cuisine?

All in all, the Japanese have a different approach to life than the rest of the world. The Japanese population has grown up with the fact that everything the universe has created has a soul and that we are all connected. This view of life affects the Japanese chef's view of the raw materials used in Japanese cuisine. All life that the universe has created is unique and has something to offer. This means tha ...

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