Sushi constitutes less than 20% of Japanese cuisine. The Japanese do love sushi but the Japanese cuisine has so many tasty and love dishes to offer.
The Japanese cuisine is influenced by neighboring countries such as Korea and China. 100 years ago Chinese dishes were introduced in Japan, and then adapted to the Japanese taste.
Therefore, you will find Gyoza on the Japanese menu which is Japan’s version of Chinese dumplings. Gyoza is extremely popular dish which is often served as a small starter.
In Tokyo you can find many small food places that only server’s gyoza. They might have 15 different kinds of gyoza that look alike with different kinds of filling.
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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.