What is sashimi?

Generally sashimi is a fish dish without rice. It is a dish which the fish slices are cut in such a way that they highlight the fish's qualities. Sashimi slices is not the same fish slices used for Nigiri. Sashimi slices are larger and abroad will often be square and 1 cm. thick. This is because the sashim dish abroad will often represent a full meal. The picture shows a sashimi platter in Tokyo, as you can ...

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Noodle Soup is the most sought after dish all year in Japan

Most people in Denmark prefer to eat hot noodles in spring / autumn and winter. In Japan, it is a little different noodle soup is eaten all year long. In Denmark and especially Copenhagen, there is ramen noodle soup becoming a popular dish. In Japan, the selection of different noodles soups is so large that there are noodle soups that are best suited to be eaten on hot summer days while others are reluctant ...

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Did you know that nori seaweed is the healthiest vegetable?

The dried seaweed Nori used for sushi is the healthiest vegetable in the world. It is the vegetable that contains the most vitamins and minerals. One piece of sushi ori corresponds to 600 grams of vegetables. In Japan, sushi nori is found in many different grades depending on whether it is produced in China, Korea or Japan. As the range of seaweed is very large in Japan, the Japanese have the opportunity to ...

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Tokyo and its diversity

_ _ _ _ _ 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. ...

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

In Europe and the rest of the world, sushi has gone and become a very popular eating. The Japanese are fond of sushi, but the Japanese cuisine has many other delicate styles to offer. Food styles that is at least as tasty as sushi. What the few are 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 app ...

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Why is it difficult to cook sushi rice?

There are several reasons why it is difficult to cook sushi ris. A little more water is used in relation to the amount of rice. This means that it takes very little to get them wrong. The perfect sushi rice is solid but at the same time soft and the balance is very hard to hit. Another factor that has a major influence on boiling sushi is the weather. If it is raining, snow storms or a hot summer day it als ...

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Why are seaweed used for sushi is so healthy?

The Japanese are the population of the world who live the longest in the world and for good reason. The Japanese eat large amounts of seaweed and it is not only sushi. There are many different types of seaweed depending on whether it is to be used for soups, cold dishes, hot dishes, a starter or a salad. Common to all of them that the seaweed that is produced to the Japanese is that it is very healthy. Seaw ...

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Japanese noodle soup is perfect for rainy weeks

Autumn is over us. And yes, in Denmark, the weather is most reminiscent of mixed shirts. Autumn is a time that offers beautiful autumn colors and unique ingredients like mushrooms, which are best in autumn. Autumn is also time for little more heavy and hot dishes that whine on a cold rainy day. Reason if not taking a very long time, but that is healthy, nutritious and fits a busy day. Japanese noodle soup i ...

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What is the first thing to check when making sushi?

The first thing I check when preparing to handle different raw materials for sushi is the weather. Humidity and temperature play a major role from handling raw materials to the finished sushi pieces. The temperature affects the boiling of sushi rice. Temperatures such as minus degrees and hot summer days affect the various steps that lead to cooked sushi rice. But raw materials such as fish and vegetables a ...

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What period is it best to travel to Japan?

The Japanese weather is very mixed. In the summer can be very hot in Japan and in winter it will be very cold. Additionally, Japan also has a rainy season and there are also some months where there are many typhone. In general, Japan saw a country characterized by high humidity so there are certain months when it is best to travel there. Spring and autumn are the months that are the most pleasant months to ...

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