What is authentic Japanese sushi?

When you eat authentic Japanese sushi the food tastes a lot more. The different fish used for nigiri has much more flavor and the selection is much larger. There are several reasons for that and of course there is a difference between the fish used in Europe and Japan although there are from the same species. The environment and what the fish eat affects the taste and age of the fish. Sushi chef's knowledge ...

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Which Japanese Green tea is the most popular in Europe?

In 2004, I visited and trained in Japan for the first time. I visited a tea shop in Ikebukuro which is located in northern Tokyo. I Japan, there is a large selection of green tea that are divided into different grades and flavor nuances. Genmai-Cha as seen in the picture is the most popular type of tea among Europeans. It does not have such a strong taste. The other Japanese green tea varieties with Europea ...

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Therefore is the Japanese cuisine so healthy!

The Japanese cuisine is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world and there are several reasons for this. First of all there is less fat in food, what little fat there is in the food belongs to the healthy category inside for Omega 3. Dairy products are not included in the Japanese diet as we know it in Europe. The Japanese eat large amounts of vegetables, fish, shellfish and soybeans, raw materials that ...

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Japanese cooking technique

Have a nice weekend! _ 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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Therefore, Japanese sushi seaweed is so healthy!

Most people have heard that eating seaweeds are healthy. And that's it. There are more and more companies that sells seaweed to consumers. However, I am a little skeptical. It does matter where the seaweed are picked. There are areas that are contaminated. Therefore, I continue to eat seaweed tangs for sushi. Tang for sushi is grown as oats grow on a Danish soil. That's why I know that the quality is okay. ...

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How to avoid too many specialty stores when making sushi?

If you do not know what ingredients Japanese sushi use to make sushi you may quickly "have to" visit more specialty stores. Many shops do not which ingredient is best for sushi. It requires you to be Japanese-trained sushi or have been on a sushi course. Unfortunately, it does matter which ingredients are used if you want to cook authentic Japanese sushi. At sushi course for beginners I will tell you more a ...

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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. Mor ...

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Japanese green tea

One of the boys from Yushinkan dojo in Tokyo has a tea shop. In 2004 I met and trained with Sato  when I visited Tokyo for the first time. Just before I left Tokyo in July this year I visited his tea shop. He offered several tastes and I ended up buying tea in abundant quantities. I am so happy to follow his advice about what kind of green tea types I would buy. I bought several different really good qualit ...

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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 ...

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What is your best tip if I am going to Japan?

Be sure to have plenty of cash. Although there are more and more Japanese businesses that accept Visa card and Master Card there are still many shops and restaurants that prefer cash. It is often business where you can buy food, beverages or personal items that do not cost very much. Here I think of a spring water, cup of coffee, a little lunch or objects that cost less than $ 20. You can also assume that s ...

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