How much miso do the Japanese eat?

The Japanese eat a lot of miso. It is part of Japanese cuisine just like pasta is, in Italian cuisine.

Miso contains soybeans, sake, water and a sponge.
This mixture is allowed to ferment for a period of time. The length of the period is very different it depends on what kind of miso to make.

There are several different kinds of miso pasta of different strengths and flavors, a bit like cheese. The mild miso pastas are light and relatively mild in taste.
The slightly stronger and stronger miso paste has been fermenting for a long time. The color of miso paste is darker and, partly the taste is much more intense, has deep and seems more spicy in taste.

Miso contains many vitamins, minerals and has a detoxifying effect on the body, which is why miso is eaten every day in Japan.

Read more about 14 days of Okinawa miso soup – Superfood

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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.

Do the Japanese eat spinach?

Yes, the Japanese eat spinach. They eat many different vegetables in one day.
The Japanese eat several different vegetables every single day. They diet pyramid is very varied and healthy.

In Japan, there are 3 different kinds of spinach plants. They each have their very own unique taste and, they are used differently depending on the type of the dish in question.

Horenso spinach is very similar to the classic European spinach. It is healthy and full of different vitamins.

Komatsuna spinach is mustard spinach. Of course, it is also healthy and full of vitamins. Of course it tastes like mustard and, it is used in salads or in soups and stews.

Mizuna is a spinach that has a more peppery taste. It is also healthy with many vitamins. The peppery taste makes it suitable for soups and strong stews.

Read more about Sushi chef & sake sommelier Zoë Escher

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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.

Sushi nori is the healthiest vegetable in the world!

When you say nori most people think of seaweed for sushi. Outside of Japan sushi nori is only used for sushi.

The Japanese people have a slightly different view of nori. In Japan,  nori is a versatile vegetable that can be used in many different dishes. In Tokyo, you will find that nori used for sushi is also sprinkled over dishes ranging from salads to ramen noodles.

Sushi nori is the healtiest vegetable in the world one nori sheet contains as many vitamins as 600 grams of vegetables. During a busy week it does not take much to booste your health with vitamins and minerals.

Read more about Japanese noodle soup 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.

What is the biggest advantage by eating vegetarian sushi?

Sushi for vegetariansJapanese vegetarian dishes are very nutritious and healthy.
Japanese cuisine has a strong focus on raw materials which supplies the body with vitamins and minerals while that detoxifies the body.

Seaweed for sushi is the vegetable in the world that contains more minerals and vitamins.

On my many trips to Japan, I have seen how the Japanese use seaweed.

In Europe we often use seaweed often only in sushi in Japan used seaweed in most dishes.

It may be in a fund as an garnish in the food or sprinkled over food the possibilities are many. One nori sheet contains 600 gram of vitamins and minerals.so You can with few means you easily get your  needs for vitamins.

Read more about Vegetarian sushi 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.