What seafood is best suited for sushi?

FiskIn Denmark sushi chefs uses very little seafood for sushi. Usually they only use tiger prawns which are a shame since there are quite a few different kinds of seafood.

In Japan sushi chefs uses several different types of squid in many different ways. Sea urchins are extremely popular in Japanese sushi restaurants and it is a delightful dining.

In addition, the Japanese have a large selection of prawns found only in the East. Prawns that have the size, taste and character which unfortunately you cannot find in Europe.
In Denmark, we have many beautiful and not so exotic materials that are perfect for sushi like lumpfish roe, scallops and smoked eel.

Please read about Nigiri sushi course for beginners

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Zoë has lectured and held sushi courses for A. P. Moller – Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen Federspiel, Accenture audit Elbek & Vejrup and many more.
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Is there any vegetarian sushi in Japan?

You can buy vegetarian sushi in Japan.

In Japan, Japanese sushi chefs uses local raw materials when they are making sushi. In Japan, you can get diffrent kinds of fish and vegetables which you can not buy in Europe.

In Japan, sushi rolls will often contain different kinds of raw materials sush as Shiitake mushrooms or Japanese plum.

The Japanese omelet also called Tamago is very popular and it is also included in Japanese vegetarian sushi.

Read more about Vegetarian sushi for beginners

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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.

How to use tofu in the Japanese cuisine?

Zoë EsccherIn Japan eaten soy such as tofu eaten in unlimited amounts, it is a healthy source of protein.
There are many different varieties of tofu in different price ranges and qualities. When the variety of tofu in Japan is very high so I cannot assess which brand is best.

The consistency of tofu is very different some types are soft while others are fixed. Which tofu are best suited all depends on the dish and how you would like to use tofu in your dish.

More and more Japanese prefer to make tofu at homes. It’s cheaper and you also have a freshly made tofu at hand.

Please read more about the course Traditional Japanese cooking class for beginners

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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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What do a Japanese meal consist of?

Goyza1A Japanese meal is very different from what we know in Europe.

In Japan they eat many small meals for dinner 6-10 dishes consisting of fish, seafood, rice, various vegetables and meat. All dishes are very light in texture and enjoyed for several hours.
In the course of an evening the Japanese eats a very balanced dinner.

The Japanese are as just as busy as any other, and they work several days and hours per week.
Like so many others, they have no time during the week to spend hours in the kitchen and cook. Therefore, there is a wide range of take-away stalls, stands and Noodle bar of very high quality at a reasonable price, which is used frequently several times a week.

In this way the Japanese manage to eat healthy and have a varied diet.

Please read more about the course Traditional Japanese cooking class for beginners

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Zoë has lectured and held sushi courses for A. P. Moller – Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen Federspiel, Accenture audit Elbek & Vejrup and many more.

Gem