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What characterizes the Japanese food pyramid?

The Japanese food pyramid differs significantly from European diets and pyramids. At the bottom of the food pyramid, you will find rice. The Japanese diet is based on rice as the main source of carbohydrates, and it is the foundation of the diet. Fish and shellfish is a big part of the food pyramid. They are rich in healthy omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Most of the protein that the Japanese eat comes from the sea. Vegetables, seaweed and soybeans are important ingrediens in Japanese food. They contribute to a high intake of fiber, vitamins and minerals. Beverages such as green tea and water are an important part of the Japanese food pyramid in order to get enough fluid and boost the body with antioxidants. On the other hand, the Japanese eat very little meat compared to Europe. And when meat is finally eaten, it is also in small portions. In Japan, fruit is often thought of as a dessert. After a midday meal consisting of several dishes, the dinner is rounded off with freshly cut fruit. On the Traditional Japanese Food Cooking Class for Beginners, you learn step by step how to make tasty dishes from classic Japanese …

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Cooking class: Japanese noodle soup for beginners

The cooking class Japanese noodle soup for beginners is for people who would like to learn how to make the Japanese noodle soup such as ramen soup. A noodle soup is not a noodle soup in Japan it is the Japanese’s favorite fast food, which is healthy and stuffed with vitamins and minerals. In this course, you will learn how to make dashi from scratch, just like Japanese chefs in Tokyo. When you attend the course, you learn step by step, to use Japanese ingredients that give the unique flavors and aromas that know Japanese ramen soup. You learn how to make healthy and tasty noodle soups which is very popular on a busy day. You larn how to make Japanese stock by using traditional Japanese raw materials. You learn how to know the difference between different kind of noodle used in noodle soup. You work with different Japanese cooking techniques and, cut different vegetables, meats and soy products. You learn to make 2 tasty and healthy noodle soups that are made from scratch with classical raw materials. NOTE: This year Noodle soup course is only planned on 4 September 2021 and 13 November 2021. Read more about the cooking …

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What is the purpose of sushi vinegar?

Sushi vinegar is used to season and preserve the cooked sushi rice. Sushi vinegar has a perfect balance between sour, sweet and salty. Since salt and pepper are not used when eating sushi. Sushi vinegar helps to season the individual pieces of sushi without influencing the taste experience. Sushi vinegar acts as a binding agent. It makes the sushi rice stick together better, which makes a big difference when it comes to sushi rolls and nigiri. If sushi vinegar is not used, the individual pieces of sushi would fall apart when you either lift a piece with chopsticks or dip the piece in soy sauce. Vinegar itself has been used as a preservative for several centuries. As soon as sushi vinegar is poured on the sushi rice, the rice is preserved. It is also a way to stop the development of bacteria and extends the quality of the rice. At Sushi course for beginners, you learn step by step how to make sushi from scratch with the unique flavors that characterize sushi served in restaurants in Japan. Read more about Sushi course for beginners _ Zoë has lectured and held sushi courses for A. P. Moller – Maersk, Hugo Boss …

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Sushi class for beginners

This course is made for anyone who wants to learn the art of making sushi from scratch. Regardless of whether you are a beginner or have some experience, Denmark’s most experienced Japanese trained sushi chef Zoë Escher will guide you step by step through the process of preparing delicious and authentic sushi. You learn how to boil the perfect sushi rice. You learn about the Japanese ingredients used for sushi. You learn about what you should be aware of when buying fish from the fishmonger. You learn to prepare different kinds of raw materials for sushi. You learn to make several different kinds of tasty sushi rolls. Please read more about the cooking class  Sushi for beginners _ Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking classes for A. P. Moller – Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen Federspiel, Beierholm revision, Elbek & Vejrup and many more. Gem Gem Gem Gem Gem

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Get warm with a steaming bowl of Japanese noodle soup

The chilly days of winter call for warming dishes that can take the chill away. A perfect solution is a bowl of Japanese noodle soup, a tasty and nutritious way to fight the winter cold. The Japanese noodle soup, also known as ‘ramen’, is not only popular in Japan, but also very popular worldwide. It consists of a delicious combination of noodles, stock, proteins and vegetables, all served in a steaming hot bowl. This traditional dish is not only a culinary experience, but also a soothing cure for winter fatigue. The key to an authentic Japanese noodle soup is the stock, which is made with Japanese ingredients step by step from scratch. The warm base not only warms the body, but its complex flavor profile elevates the whole dish. The noodles used in Japanese noodle soups vary according to the types of noodle soups being made. Combined with proteins, tasty vegetables and proteins, they create a taste experience that will make you forget about the winter cold outside. On the Japanese noodle soups course for beginners, you learn step by step how to make tasty soups that suit the changeable weather. _ Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking classes …

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