Why do ramen noodles have a yellow color?

Ramen noodles originally come from China noodles that have had a permanent place in Chinese cuisine for thousands of years.
When ramen noodles came to Japan, it was adapted to Japanese cuisine by Japanese chefs using Japanese ingredients to make the noodles.

The ingredients used to make ramen noodles are wheat flour, salt, water and kansui. Kansui is alkaline water from Mongolia. It helps to give the ramen noodles the unique yellow color.
In Japan, there is only one type of ramen noodles that is whether it is dried ramen noodles or homemade noodles.

Ramen noodle soup is the most popular fast food in Japan. It is a dish that does not take many minutes to make once you have the foundation in place. It is a dish that fits into a busy everyday life.

In the Noodle Soup course for beginners, you will learn how to make different kinds of tasty Japanese noodle soups.

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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.

How much seaweed do the Japanese eat?

The Japanese eat a lot of seaweed.

In the sea around Japan, many different types of seaweed grow. Seaweed used for sushi and seaweed used for various kinds of Japanese dishes. Many thousands of years ago, the Japanese began drying seaweed. Seaweed was dried in such a way that vitamins and minerals remained intact. It was also a way to extend the shelf life.

Today, seaweed is grown on the sea bottom like as wheat is grown in other parts of the world. It is an agriculture that takes place on the sea bottom. The companies that produce seaweed have facilities that can dry large quantities of seaweed every single day.

Read more about Sushi course for beginners, where you learn about nori seaweed used for sushi.

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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.

The healthiest Japanese lunch consists of only 3 different ingredients

Yes, that’s for real.

One of the Japanese favorites to eat for lunch is an onigiri which usually consists of only 3 ingredients. When I talk about the classic Japanese onigiri, it contains rice, seaweed and fish.

Most people know fish is healthy. The Japanese are the population in the world that eats most fish. Their favorite fish are fatty fish, which are rich in omega 3.

The Japanese are also the population that eats the most seaweed. Seaweed is not just seaweed. There are many different types of seaweed depending on the dish to be made. Seaweed is the vegetable in the world that contains the most vitamins and minerals.

Since 2004 I have been eating onigiri in Japan. It was my Japanese kendo teacher in Tokyo who mentions me the classic Japanese lunch dish, which is also ideal when on the go.

Several have asked me if I do teach online cooking classes, and yes I do. I have therefore developed a new online course where you learn step by step to make 5 onigiri with 5 different kinds of fillings. It ranges from cooking rice, buying fish to the Japanese hand techniques used to make onigiri.

You can read more about the course Onigiri (stuffed rice balls) 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 healthy is seaweed for sushi?

Seaweed for sushi is a very healthy vegetable. In the world, seaweed is the vegetable that contains most vitamins and minerals.

The countries that produces the largest amount of seaweed for sushi are China, Korea and Japan. You can compare seaweed for sushi to crops like wheat or oats. The difference is that seaweed is a vegetable which ia grown on the sea bottom.

Seaweed produced in Japan, China and Korea has difference taste. This is because there are several different type of seaweed used for sushi.

In general, seaweed for sushi is a vegetable that is essential in Japanese cuisine.

Read more about Sushi course 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.

Is it difficult to make tasty vegetarian sushi?

Vegetarian sushi can taste at least as good as sushi with fish.

There are several challenges when it comes to cooking. Most fish species are both soft and fairly firm in the flesh.

When making vegetarian sushi, there will often be some other ingredients such as vegetables that are in play. Vegetables have a completely different texture than fish and must therefore be handled in a completely different way. Some vegetables can be very hard, medium hard and others very soft.

The structure of the vegetables also has an impact on which techniques to use.

These are some of the reasons why it is challenging to make vegetarian sushi.

In the Vegetarian sushi course for beginners, you will learn how to make tasty sushi that makes the birds sing.

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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.

Strengthen your health and prevent cancer

Yep, it is possible to strengthen your health without consuming ​​several different supplements.

There are many people including myself who want to enhance their health. The older I get the more conscious I become about living healthier ie. to have healthy diets and exercise several times a week.

And with age, women’s focus is especially on breast cancer prevention.

Okinawa miso soup is a unique experience that fits a busy everyday life. Yes, it takes no more than 10 minutes to make a miso soup. It is an experience where you can boost your health with vitamins and minerals by drinking a cup of hot and delicate soup miso soup.

In Japan, drinking a cup of hot miso soup at day ten is very common. By drinking a cup of miso soup I prevent cancer and other lifestyle diseases. Read more about the Okinawa miso soup -Super food

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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 strengthen your immune system and prevent diseases!

Through our life we cannot avoid the body gets affected from what you eat.

We can get pesticides through what we eat or drink. It can also be the environment that affects the body in different ways. Sometimes your body needs a break.

The Japanese pay attention that in a way that the Japanese cuisine either charges the body or nourish the body.

Like so many others, the Japanese live a busy life a week filled with many hours of work, family and leisure activities. Unfortunately, they do not always have time to change the diet or go on a diet.

Instead, they drink a soup where the individual Japanese ingredients, raw materials and vegetables are boost your health.

Okinawa miso soup – Super food is an experience that serves as a supplement to today’s meals.

I have developed a unique 14 days miso soup experience where you get your health boosted.

During the 14 days you will, among other things, get your immune system strengthened, strengthened your digestion, regulate physics and add lots of antioxidants to your body.

Read more about Okinawa Miso Soup – Super Food

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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.

Okinawa Miso Soup

The classic Japanese cuisine is unique and different to the rest of the world.

The Japanese people are very conscious of what they eat.  In the Japanese cusine each individual dishes are composed in such a way that they either detox the body or feed the body.

There is a reason why the population of Okinawa is the longest-lived population in the world.

I have developed a unique 14 days miso soup experience where you get your health boosted. During the 14 days you will, among other things, Get your immune system strengthened, detox your body and add lots of antioxidants to your body.

The soup do also prevents cancer and improve your digestion.

Read more about what you get out of Okinawa miso soup in 14 days.

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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.

Okinawa miso soup is a healthy way to detox your body!

There are several different ways to detox the body.

Some years ago it was very popular to go on a fruit diet which typically lasted a few days. Some were happy with the diet others were decided poorly by eating fruit for several days.

Most people know about detox diet for example you drink different juices over 3-7 days. Juice diet can be a little difficult to implement since you will not be satisfied the same way as if you are eating a meal.

Like so many others I live a busy life. To make a radical change to my diet for a period of time to detox my body is not something I am fan of.

I am also in favor of detoxing the body but I prefer to boost my health at the same time.

That’s why I have developed a 14-day Okinawa miso soup experience where I detox my body, boost my health and prevent a variety of lifestyle diseases and cancer at the same time.

You can read more about the Okinawa miso soup course here

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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 often do the Japanese eat cabbage?

Most people believe that sushi is one of the most important dishes in Japanese cuisine. The Japanese love sushi, but sushi makes up less than 15% of Japanese cuisine. That’s because Japanese cuisine has so many tasty dishes and unique styles to offer.

One of the ingredients that the Japanese eat almost every day is cabbage. In Japan, cabbage is not just cabbage.

There are several different types of cabbage and different kinds of kale. Some varieties of cabbage and kale are eaten raw and others are best suited for squeezing juice.

There are also the varieties of kale that are prepared in different ways e.g. for a soup.

Common to all of them is that cabbage and kale is prepared in a delicate way so it is a gastronomic experience to eat cabbage and kale several times a week without it getting boring.

Read more about Sushi chef & sake sommelier Zoë Escher

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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.