This is way the weather affects cooking of the rice?

The weather does always affect food preparation. Cooking sushi rice is precision work and therefore I give more attention to the small details such as the how the weather affects the boiling of sushi rice. You use significantly less water when cooking sushi rice compared to ordinary rice that is reason why the smallest details becomes visible. Depending on whether it snow, rains heavily or if it is a hot su ...

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How big is the selection of tuna in Japan?

The tuna selection is very large in Japan and there are several reasons for that. There live about 130 million citizens Japan who are fond of tuna of different qualities. It is from the exclusive tuna used in Michelin restaurants for tuna, used in small street eating places. The Japanese are fond of food and particularly tasty food of high quality. Seen with Japanese eyes, tuna is not just tuna. There is a ...

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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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Sushi can be a welcome break during the Christmas months

I like Christmas confectionery, pastry, chocolate, pepper nuts, Christmas lunches and Christmas food. However, I think that sometime in my mind tends to go above and beyond what I usually eat for the rest of the year. In order to not only get into chocolate and homemade vanilla pastry which is quite nice to make and taste delicious. I also make sure to eat sushi. So after all, I get some low fat food that o ...

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Can all types of soy sauce be used for sushi?

What few people are aware of is how important the choice of soy sauce has on the entire sushi experience. Soya sauce is approximately 40% of the experience therefore it is very important that you serve the right soy sauce your sushi. Sushi is a fine and delicate eating it is important to select a soy sauce that is not too strong in flavor or contain too much salt. If you use a soy sauce that is too strong i ...

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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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