Therefore, Tokyo is the city in the world that has the most Michelin restaurants

Tokyo has been internationally noticed on the gastronomic food scene. Tokyo is the city in the world that has the most Michelin stars. With approx. 20 million citizens who appreciate high quality food the competition between the restaurants is very high. The Japanese cuisine also offers many different styles. The Japanese cuisine contains as many styles as all European cuisine. There is a style for the busy ...

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Learn to make tasty sushi and other dishes at Japanese food courses

If you want to learn to cook tasty and healthy Japanese dishes it is best to learn to cook the food from scratch. In the Japanese kitchen, ingredients that are not found on the classic shelf in supermarkets are used. This is because supermarkets are recommended some other ingredients than those Japanese cooks use in their cooking. In addition, Japanese chefs use some other cooking techniques than we know in ...

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How many different vegetables do the Japanese eat during a day?

In Denmark, most people focus on eating 600 grams of varied vegetables a day. In Japan, they have a slightly different view on diet and health. In Japan it is very normal to eat 10-15 different kinds of vegetables spread throughout the day. There are no large quantities of vegetables as we know it in Denmark for example eating a salad for lunch. On the contrary many different vegetables are consumed in smal ...

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Which Japanese commodity has made the most impression on you as a sushi chef?

In 2006 when I graduated from Sushikok I encountered Japanese ginger Myoga. It is a commodity that fell in love with me when I studied it for the first time in California. It has a perfumed taste and some very special shades, which I have not experienced with other ingredients. It is very popular with Japanese sushi and Japanese sushi dining guests. When it's in season, it's a must of Japanese sushi restaur ...

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What is the purpose of wasabi?

Most have encountered wasabi when they eat sushi. There are many in Europe who uses wasabi to give their sushi a little extra flavor. It often happens that guests mix wasabi with soy sauce and then dip a piece of sushi into the mixture. Japanese sushi chefs use wasabi in another way. In Japan, the guests do not have the opportunity to taste their sushi with wasabi. The only guests get handed when they sit a ...

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How do you differentiate your Japanese cooking courses from other providers?

The Japanese sushi courses and cooking courses in Japanese gastronomy that I hold differ in different ways. I mean that if you want to learn how to make delicious and tasty authentic Japanese dishes then you will have to participate from start to finish. I think it is important that you see vegetables as they are with soil and all and there are several reasons for that. You can see the quality of a raw mate ...

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How does pollution affect fish for sushi?

It is not surprising that the pollution we send into the sea affects the species to a greater or lesser extent. There are some areas in the oceans where there are fish that are of the finest finest quality. So there are also areas with contaminated fish. When it comes to fish for sushi you should always use the best fish. You must ask your your local fishmonger. He knows where in the world the fish he sells ...

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Therefore, sushi rolls have become a popular eating in Denmark

I do not think I know any other country where you eat so many sushi noodles as we do in Denmark. It is not negative meant. One of the reasons may be that in Denmark we do not eat as much fish as the Japanese do in Tokyo. The selection of rolls is also very large in Denmark. Most sushi restaurants in Denmark have many sushi rolls on the menu which offers different flavors. Some restaurants have their own sig ...

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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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How often is Sushi course held in Copenhagen in Denmark?

Sushi is a popular dinner and I meet more and more in Copenhagen who wants to learn how to make sushi. I am sure that it also applies in the rest of the country. But my impression is that demand is highest in Copenhagen because there are 1, 3 million citizens. As a Japanese educated Sushi chef & sake sommelier I think it's important to learn Japanese way to sushi. There is a big difference between the t ...

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