Where is it best to buy fish for sushi?

It is hard to say where it is best to buy fish for sushi. I will only buy fish at fishmongers in Copenhagen. There are some basic things to look for in a fishmonger. Fish for sushi should never be placed with other fish. Fish for sushi has a completely different quality than”ordinary" fish for cooking. To ensure that bacteria are not transferred between the 2 types of fish they must be kept separate. Fish f ...

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Memory: Japan’s most famous kendo dojo

I am jumping a bit in time for 2017. In summer 2017 I was in Tokyo and I had an appointment with my teacher that I should have some kata practice. I had to be dressed and be ready for training at. 6.00 am. When you have an appointment with my teacher, you will NOT be late unless you have been run over by a bus. I showed up at the address and couldn't get through the grid gate to Noma dojo. The Noma dojo was ...

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Can all types of vinegar be used for sushi?

Not all types of vinegar are suitable for sushi. There are many different kinds of vinegar in Denmark. There are some vinegar made in Denmark, others in Thailand, China or Japan. It is always best to use Japanese vinegar for sushi and there are several reasons for that. Japanese vinegar is made of rice grains. Since the Japanese vinegar is made on rice, the sour / sweet vinegar flavor suits the sushi rice. ...

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What characterizes Japanese cuisine?

I do not think there exist a country with such a wide and varied cuisine as Japan. The Japanese cuisine in itself is very large with many local specialties and regional dishes. You can also find restaurants from the near surrounding countries such as China and Korea. Europe is slowly making their entry into the Japanese market. You see several restaurants that make classic dishes from European cuisine. Raw ...

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How healthy is seaweed for sushi?

Seaweed for sushi is a very healthy vegetable. In the world, seaweed is the vegetable that contains most vitamins and minerals. The countries that produces the largest amount of seaweed for sushi are China, Korea and Japan. You can compare seaweed for sushi to crops like wheat or oats. The difference is that seaweed is a vegetable which ia grown on the sea bottom. Seaweed produced in Japan, China and Korea ...

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Authentic Japanese Teriyaki sauce which you can eat with a spoon

Teriyaki sauce has become a popular sauce which is often used on Japanese dishes. Most people in Europe know only the one which can be bought in most supermarkets and Asian shops. Teriyaki sauce made from scratch taste completely different. It is a sauce that is so nice and has so much taste that the one who taste it for the first time will eat it directly from the pot with a spoon. On the course Traditiona ...

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What is Japanese chef’s view of classic Japanese dishes?

In Europe and the rest of the world sushi has become a very popular dish. The Japanese are fond of sushi, but the Japanese cuisine has many other delicate styles to offer. What most people are not aware of is that the rest of the Japanese kitchen is very neutral in its expression. This is due to the fact that in Japanese cuisine Japanese chefs focus on using hand techniques. I am not only thinking about the ...

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Cooking class: Traditional Japanese cooking class for beginners

The cooking class Traditional Japanese cooking class for beginners is for people who would like to learn how to make various traditional Japanese dishes. In cooking class you are introduced to healthy Japanese dishes which offers lots of colors, taste and the secret to the Japanese long life. You learn about the Japanese ingredients such as mirin and cooking sake and how it is used in authentic Japanese coo ...

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At what temperature should you eat sushi?

Sushi is a very unique dish that should be eaten at a certain temperature. There are many people who buy take-away sushi at the moment. There are some things to do if you have decided to eat sushi one night. Once you have picked up or your sushi has been delivered, you should store the food in your fridge. You must keep the food there until 15 minutes before you are going to eat. Sushi should and tastes bes ...

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Japanese cooking classes from May

Like everyone else, I have shut down my business for a while. In May, I open and start teach sushi courses and other Japanese food courses. However, it is going to be a little different. There will be max. Be 9 attendance on each team. There will be plenty of space between participants. I am tightening the rules further than the Health Minister recommends. The attendance will cook food with disposable glove ...

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