It is not big and heavy dishes as you know in Europe, but rather small, light and healthy dishes. A Japanese dish can have the same size as a Spanish tapas dish.
A common theme and what is a ‘must’ in the Japanese diet pyramid is the classic miso soup which is made of fish stock dashi.
In addition, eat Japanese fish at least once a day, it can be fish prepared in different ways either as fried, grilled or raw.
Basically the Japanese eat somewhere between 3 – 12 small dishes.
The Japanese cuisine is very large which offers many unique gastronomic experiences. You may want to read more about the course Traditional Japanese cooking class for beginners
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.