Which chopsticks are best for sushi?

Most sushi restaurants in Denmark use disposable chopsticks. In many Danish homes there are plastic chips. In Japan, chopsticks are an important cutlery and the Japanese are very conscious about what they are using to eat their food with. Basically, all Japanese food in the Japanese homes is eaten with high quality wood chopsticks. Chopsticks made in an organic material lift the gastronomic experience in a ...

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This is how you make the Japanese omelet Tamago

Have you ever tasted a Japanese omelet also known as Tamago? The perfect Tamago is silky, juicy, without air holes and quite spongy. The Tmago is also cooked to perfection it has not been given too little or too much heat. It is very hard to make the perfect Tamago. When I went to California Sushi Academy we were also tested how good we have to make Tamago. During the sushi chef and sake sommelier education ...

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What kind of tuna is the most eaten abroad?

Most people have the impression that the classic red tuna we know in Denmark is also the most popular fish abroad. Abroad and I am thinking of the US and Japan there are many other types of tuna. Most people in Denmark do not really know about the white tuna and called Yellowtail. It is fish that is at least as nice and delicate in the taste as the red tuna. In US and Japan many do prefer the white tuna. Th ...

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What has been your greatest experience on your trips to Japan?

I have had many unique and exciting experiences in Japan and there have been 2 trips that have been the same. My travels to Japan do not really look like vacation  as they have always had a professional content. I have found a picture from 2004. In the picture I am with the Japanese national team coach of the Japanese women's team. I'm pretty tired because we have been training tournaments at Tokai Universi ...

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Enjoy the summer with authentic Japanese sushi

Sushi is in my opinion a summer dish. It is the season that abounds with a large selection of fresh vegetables and fish which are perfect for sushi. Vegetables full of flavors, aromas and unique tastes and, in the right composition, offer a gastronomic experience. At the sushi course for beginners, attendances get a professional knowledge of sushi and sushi preparation. Knowledge is not enough the attendanc ...

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Fish for sushi must be of the best quality and why?

There are many who do not fully realize that there is a difference in the quality of fish. For sushi, only the best quality fish should be used and there is a reason for that. Sushi is a nice and delicate eating and knowing to use very high quality fish, so you get sushi pieces where the fish has the best structure which affects the gastronomic experience. The quality of the fish is also assessed on the bas ...

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How often do the Japanese go out and dine?

The Japanese go out and dine a lot. In Europe most people dine when there is a special occasion to celebrate or if the chef offers unique gastronomic experience. In Japan, the Japanese have a different view of going out and eating. In Japan you go eat because it is a way to be together. In Japan, there is no specific event before meeting and enjoying a nice meal. This means that the Japanese are out and eat ...

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Why are the Japanese the world’s longest living?

The Japanese cuisine is very different from the rest of the world. The dish is combined in such a way that it either charges the body or adds to the body's nourishment. Chips, fries and other high fat foods are not included as a natural part of Japanese cuisine. Just like so many others, the Japanese also want a snack. However, the Japanese prefer to eat something healthy when the sweet tooth is reported. T ...

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Is authentic Japanese sushi healthier than European sushi?

Yes, and there are several reasons for that. Japanese sushi basically consists only of rice and fish. When the food is so simple fewer additives have been used in the preparation of the sushi. In Europe and especially Denmark there are many sushi restaurants that use different complement for their sushi. It may be mayonnaise in different shades and other tasty topping. Mayonnaise is a food that is not parti ...

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Spicy tuna roll with a twist

The beauty of sushi is that there is only one way to put together the food on. The possibilities are many and it is only a matter of as a chef on the basis of their skills can put together tasty meals. _ 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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