Is it difficult to cut fish for nigiri?

It is difficult to cut fish nigiri, and there are several reasons. There are not two species that are exactly alike. Even within one species there is a big difference such as tuna. The size of the fish will be different. In addition, the structure and the fibers of the fish meat is also different. That will have a direct impact on how you slice the fillet. You can always tell if a fish for nigiri is cut the ...

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Which fish does Japanese sushi chefs use to make a fish stock?

Fish make up the whole foundation of Japanese cuisine. A classic fish stock permeates all of the Japanese cuisine it is used for soups, dressings, marinating, sauces or cooking of raw materials. The most favorite Japanese fish used for the popular fish stock Bonito. The fish is available in many different qualities and it is the one who gives the unique flavor and aroma that characterizes Japanese cuisine. ...

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Which sushi mat is best for making sushi?

I teach several courses a month in Sushi for beginners in Copenhagen. At the courses I meet attendances who bring different types of sushi mat for the preparation of aromatic and tasty sushi rolls. Unfortunately, not all sushi mats are suitable for sushi. In recent years, I have met attendances who have brought a sushi mat made of silicone. It is a sushi mat which is totally unsuitable for sushi. It does no ...

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What is a Japanese meal?

A Japanese meal is very different from what we know in Europe. In Japan they eat many small meals for dinner. A Japanese meal consists of 6-10 small dishes with seafood, rice, various vegetables and different kind of meat. All dishes which are very light in texture and is usually enjoyed over several hours. The Japanese are very and the work many hours per week more than we do. Like so many others many Japa ...

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Can you tell fish if a fish is fresh?

Unless you work in a fish shop or work daily with fish it can be hard to see when a fish is fresh. One area where you should not compromise on the freshness is the quality of fish. There are several reasons for this. Fish for sushi must 100 % fresh and fish taste absolutely fantastic. You will also avoid your guests or yourself get sick. At the course Advanced sushi you will get the opportunity to touch and ...

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How long does it take to learn to cut fish for sushi?

It depends whether it should be served at your own home or in a restaurant.If you are going to learn how to cut fish for sushi which can be served in a restaurant then it takes several years. There are not 2 fish species that are the same and here are also no 2 cutting techniques that are the same.One might think is not it just cutting some slices?Sushi should be a nice and delicate eat where the fish melts ...

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What does the future look like for the tuna used for sushi?

1-0 to JAPAN. I knew that day would come. The tuna used for sushi is threatened and most people are aware of that. Whole Food in the United States now wants to sell a replacement product for the tuna in their stores. Japan has bred the tuna in recent years. In June, I was told that the quality of farmed tuna is better than the tuna caught in the sea. The farmed tuna is at the moment sold only for sushi rest ...

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Japanese food stalls at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo

Japanese food stalls at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo At Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, you will find some small food stalls in the side streets, worshiping small dishes on the outside grill. It is dishes consisting of seafood such as squid, oysters and scallops. On the picture you can see a few oysters with sea urchins, a delicate eat in Japan. _ Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking classes for A. P. M ...

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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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Japanese noodle soup lures on a busy winter day

You may know it.When I get home late in theafternoon it's not always that I just have time to spend a couple of hourscooking a tasty meal.An evening meal that I eat on adaily basis must be a easy to cook while it is still healthy, nutritious andtasty.On my many trips to Japan, Irepeatedly confirmed that Japanese noodle soup fits perfectly with the busylife. I prefer to eat a tasty Japanese noodle soup thati ...

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