How much soy does the Japanese eat?

A lot. The Japanese eat most soy in the world.

Most people think of tofu which many associate with vegan food in Denmark. Tofu is far from the only soy product that the Japanese eat.

The Japanese eat a lot of miso which is part of many different contexts in Japanese cuisine. In Japan, soy sauce is considered a spice on the same level as salt and pepper in European food.

In Denmark most people know that soy sauce is used in sushi, but also in other classic dishes such as noodle soups, yakitori, tempura, sukiyaki and smoothies. It is a healthy and slimming access to proteins.

Read more about Sushi chef & sake sommelier Zoë Escher

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.