What is the Japanese view of soy sauce?

White soya sauce plate with sushi
The Japanese have a slightly different view of soy sauce.
In Japan, soy sauce is considered a spice, it is a way to season the dish. In Japan, there are as many different kinds of soy sauce, just as many as cheese in a Danish supermarket.

Not only that. It is quite common in traditional Japanese cuisine to use different types of soy sauces in one dish. This is because soy sauce are produced and matured in different ways and that gives each soy sauce an unique flavour.

It does matter which soy sauce is used for sushi or for traditional Japanese noodle soup. These are 2 very different dishes, where it is important to choose a soy sauce which gives the dish an extra spice without compromising the good taste.

In the Sushi course for beginners, you will learn which soy sauce is best suited 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.

What is the main dish made on the Japanese cooking course for beginners?

Sushi chef & sake sommerlier Zoë Escher
One of the main dishes on the course is teriyaki salmon with side dish.

This is not just any salmon. I got the most delicious Faroese salmon of the finest quality. A salmon that can also be eaten as it is, by which I mean that it is perfectly suited for sushi. The salmon must be marinated and prepared before it is ready to be cooked.

The teriyaki sauce is of course made from scratch. It tastes 10 times better than what you can buy in supermarkets. It is so good that once you have tasted it, it is a sauce that works very well to almost everything, just like béarnaise.

The side dish is a wonderful dish are a boost of taste, vitamins, minerals and other goodness from the plant world. Here you learn to use several different Japanese cutting techniques.

The next step in the creation of the dish is that it must be prepared and the dish must be assembled.

Read more about Traditional Japanese cooking 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, Beierholm revision, Elbek & Vejrup and many more.

What types of meat does teriyaki sauce go with?


Japan is one of those countries that eats a lot of dipping, a kind of sauce to most dishes.

In classic Japanese cuisine, sauces are made to suit the dish in question. Dishes such as tempura, tonkatsu and okonomiyaki to name a few use sauces made for each dish.

However, this does not apply to all of Japanese cuisine. The Japanese kitchen is very very large. In Europe, only a fraction of classic Japanese cuisine is represented.

One of the Japanese sauces that more and more people in Europe have noticed is teriyaki sauce. Most people know the version that can be found in the supermarket. However, it tastes completely different from teriyaki sauce, which is made from scratch and served in restaurants in Japan.

One of the reasons for its popularity also in Japan is that it goes well with several types of meat. In Japan, it is most often eaten with chicken and fish dishes. It is also suitable for dishes with pork, vegetables or large prawns.

Teriyaki sauce made from scratch is a winner. It’s a sauce that most people eat with a spoon when they first taste it. The taste is deep, round, salty, sweet and has a perfect balance.

In the Traditional Japanese Food Course for Beginners, you will learn step by step how to make a teriyaki sauce from scratch, as it is served in Japan. A sauce that is suitable for starters, main courses and several types of meat.

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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 popular is Teriyaki sauce in Japan?


Teriyaki sauce is very popular in Japan.
It is a classic sauce that is part of the classic Japanese cuisine. There are several different types of teriyaki sauce.

I prefer to make teriyaki sauce as it tastes better and goes best with the ingredients used in the dish.

In Japan, teriyaki sauce is used in several ways along with various meat dishes in the classic Japanese cuisine. It is a Japanese sauce which has a slightly different function than a classic béarnaise sauce in Europe.

It is a classic Japanese sauce which also suits the European taste buds and which more and more people knows about.

In Traditional Japanese food course for beginners, you will learn how to make teriyaki sauce from scratch. This sauce you can use for several different dishes.

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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.

Why is soy sauce served for sushi?

There is a definite reason why soy sauce is served for sushi.

In Japan, soy sauce is considered a spice. It’s a way to taste the sushi pieces. It is used in much the same way as we use spices in Europe.

However, there is a difference.
It is not equally valid what type of soy sauce is used for sushi or other Japanese dishes.

Some dishes are delicious and mild like sushi while others are stronger have a stronger flavor such as hotpot.
It is important that you use a soy sauce that goes well with sushi, so that the sushi pieces do not suddenly become too salty to eat. It can ruin the dining experience.

At the Sushi Course for Beginners, you will learn how to use as Japanese sushi chefs in Tokyo use.

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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.

Is teriyaki sauce Japanese?


Teriyaki sauce is a Japanese sauce.
It is a Japanese soy sauce has a sweet and salty taste.

Teriyaki sauce is very popular in Europe, its sweetness makes suitable to many different dishes.

In Japan, chefs have a slightly different approach to teriyaki sauce. It is at least as popular as in Europe. In Japan, it is used only for a selection of Japanese dishes. Japanese chefs are very conscious about the fact that the sauce does not suit all types of ingredients and raw materials..

There are many different varieties of teriyaki sauce available. Of course, Japanese chefs make the teriyaki sauce from scratch, so it has unique aromas and flavors that characterize Japanese teriyaki.
It tastes 10 times better than the versions that can be bought in bottles. The homemade teriyaki sauce tastes so good that it can be eaten with a spoon.

You Traditional Japanese food course for beginners you learn how to make teriyaki sauce from scratch as it tastes in Japan.

Read more about 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.