Therefore, Tsukiji is the world’s largest fish market!

There are more and more who have become aware that Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo is the world's largest fish market. There are also many who have come to know what makes fish market Tsukiji something very special. In general the individual suppliers in the fish market are specialized within just what they sell for example tuna or shrimps. This means that the selection of seafood and fish is very large and va ...

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What characterizes Japanese food?

What characterizes Japanese cuisine and Japanese cuisine is that the portions are often very small. During a meal eat Japanese 6-8 different dishes that contain little fish, vegetables, soy sauce and seaweed that are prepared in various ways. The many small dishes are to make sure you do not feel heavy or stuffed after a meal. The individual dishes are light in texture and very tasty which makes it easier f ...

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Uni (Sea urchin) is one of my Japanese seafood favorites!

The first time I encountered the delicious Uni was in Los Angeles in 2006. Toshi my then executive sushi chef instructor served Uni to me like a piece of nigiri. The velvet and delicate flavor melted in my mouth. I will never forget and have since then eaten it several times in both the US and Japan. In Japan, the Japanese sushi restaurants buy Uni at the Tsukiji Fish Market. Here you will find a seller who ...

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How big is the selection of fish for sushi in Europe?

Denmark is a small country with relatively few inhabitants compared to Japan where only 20 million citizens in Tokyo. The small country that Denmark is now affects both the demand for fish from abroad but also the range of goods within the different categories. In Japan it is very normal that there are approximately 20 different fish on the menu in a Japanese sushi restaurant. In Denmark most people know fo ...

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Which nigiri piece outside of Japan is your favorite?

Which nigiri piece outside of Japan is your favorite? When I'm in Japan I eat many nigiri pieces with different kinds of fish. I also like fish that I do not know for expanding my horizon. When I stay in California I always eat at my Japanese sushi chef instructor sushi restaurant. On his menu there is a certain nigiri piece that is a must and it is "Yellowtail with Myoga", served with a secret sauce. Yello ...

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What is quality sushi?

It is a question that I often discuss with my attendants. It is as such not a clear answer because it is based in fact on an individual assessment. For some discount sushi to gourmet food and for others a dinner at a Michelin sushi restaurant is a gastronomic experience. When I have to assess whether any kind of sushi I will look at the ingredients that have been used are of high quality and they are fresh. ...

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Therefore, it is best to use raw materials while in season!

I LOVE Mangos When I lived in LA in 2006 where I was trained to become a sushi chef I ate a mango every single day. They taste amazing in California they have sweet and unique aromas, which characterize mangoes grown in tropical climate. I'm not yet able to find mangoes that taste just as well in Denmark until I spotted these great mangos on Vesterbro in Copenhagen. Just like sushi it tastes best when using ...

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How sharp should a sushi knife be?

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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Can you get full by eating vegetarian sushi?

Oh yes. Within the vegetarian kitchen there are many delicious and tasty dishes and also sushi. In Europe we have a large selection of tasty vegetables you have the opportunity to have a unique gastronomic experience that offers many new flavors. If you are used to the sense of satiety you experience when you eat for example a big steak, you may find that you do not feel tired because vegetarian sushi is no ...

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This is why I love Japanese gastronomy!

There are many qualities that make’s the Japanese cuisine one of my favorites. In addition to food quality, the Japanese have a food culture that is not comparable to other countries. It is a population that often goes out and eats and spends a lot of time on restaurant visits because in Japan there is a way to be together. This means that on every street in Tokyo there are food stalls, eateries and restaur ...

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