Different types of tuna

In 2012 I visited my Japanese sushi chef instructor Toshi in Los Angeles. I had some private lessons in his restaurant where he introduced me to a nigiri technique that takes 20 years to master. One of the days one of his truly talented Japanese sushi chefs showed me 2 different kinds of tuna. Tuna is the Toro left which they mature up to 3 weeks before it is used for sushi. _ Zoë has lectured and held sush ...

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What is the biggest advantage by eating vegetarian sushi?

Japanese vegetarian dishes are very nutritious and healthy. Japanese cuisine has a strong focus on raw materials which supplies the body with vitamins and minerals while that detoxifies the body. Seaweed for sushi is the vegetable in the world that contains more minerals and vitamins. On my many trips to Japan, I have seen how the Japanese use seaweed. In Europe we often use seaweed often only in sushi in J ...

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This is how fish hull is used in Japan!

I just love the Japanese take on food. Nothing is wasted. This fish hull is sold in supermarket. _ 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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Japanese night snack at its best!

In 2014 I went to a concert at an English pub in Tokyo with my teacher's son-in-law, son-in-law's English teacher and his Japanese girlfriend. It was the coolest concert with a Japanese / British band and while we drank cold beer on the very hot summer evening, it embedded with Europeans living in Tokyo. It was a pretty fun experience. At about 11 p.m. we had to go back because the metrologists had announce ...

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Tuna is just tuna

In 2012 I visited my Japanese sushi chef instructor Toshi in Los Angeles. I got some private lessons in his restaurant where he introduced to a nigiri technique that takes 20 years to master. So there is little to work with. One of the days his one of his truly talented Japanese sushi chefs showed me 2 different kinds of tuna. Tuna is the Toro left as they ripen up to 3 weeks before it is used for sushi. _ ...

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What does the Japanese prefer to eat on a hot summer day?

There are many people in Denmark who have an idea that the Japanese are eating a lot of sushi. The Japanese are fond of sushi but sushi accounts for less than 15% of Japanese cuisine. Sushi is a style that does not match a busy weekday it is a dish most often enjoyed over a couple of hours. What are usually eaten on a busy and hot summer day is noodles. In Japan, noodles are a broad concept and spans severa ...

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How to transport take-away sushi on a hot summer day!

Sushi is a nice eating especially in the summer. It is healthy and nutritious and it's not very heavy in your stomach. In the summer, you should pay extra attention to how to transport sushi home. Sushi should not stay very long in a warm paper bag before the temperature raise and shelf life will be shorter. The best way to transport take-away sushi during these hot summer days is to bring a freezer to the ...

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What is Japanese sake?

Japanese sake is a rice wine and the range of sake is at least as big as the wine selection in Europe. Japanese sake is divided into 4 categories Kunshu, Soushu, Jun-shu and Juku-shu. This makes it easier to get an overview of many different types of sake. It does matter which sake is being drunk for starters, for sushi or a red steak. Read more about Lectures and tastings of sake Kun-shu _ Zoë has lectured ...

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Are there any less expensive and tasty Japanese dishes?

In Japan there are many tasty, healthy and affordable food dishes that also match a low income budget without compromising on quality. Many Japanese are living a busy life for everyday where they work 10-15 hours a day. When they get home they are too tired to cook, so they prefer to eat on the way home In Tokyo there are many small eateries that make quick and tasty dishes that also match small budgets. Re ...

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How long can sushi stay in the summer heat?

As a starting point, not very long time. If you have bought take-away or made sushi at home then sushi should be kept in the fridge. Normally, it is said that sushi must be taken out of the fridge 15 minutes before it is eaten so it has room temperature. If the food is too cold you will not fully benefit from the flavors. When it's as hot as it is at the moment I'll first take sushi out of the fridge approx ...

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