The different varieties of sushi

For this reason, I have prepared this small manual so that you learn to distinguish from each other or know what they mean when they are named in a restaurant. As I said in the post in which I taught you how to prepare rice to make homemade sushi, " Sushi, comes from short for two Japanese words, Su, which means vinegar and Meshi, which means rice, so sushi is everything dish made with...

Furikake, the Japanese seasoning that enriches any dish: what it is, how to prepare it and the best ways to use it

Although its origins date back just at the beginning of the 20th century, furikake is today one of the basic products of any Japanese pantry of which there are also many variants. It has the ability to transform the flavor of many dishes and is so versatile that we can use it in all kinds of recipes, not necessarily Japanese. And the best part is that it is very easy to prepare our own homemade...

Japanese cuisine: much more than sushi, miso and ramen. What more dishes you may like and you can cook

Today we talk about Japanese cuisine: much more than sushi, miso, and ramen, to discover what more dishes you may like and you can cook at home. No doubt rice is one of the fundamental ingredients in Japanese cuisine, as in the rest of Asian cuisines. In a Japanese meal, there is usually a rice bowl with which to accompany the broths or miso soups, being usual to serve the rice and the broth with...

We travel to Japan to know in depth the characteristics of Japanese cuisine, sushi and the secrets of its chefs

To show us his new products and facilities, he organized a trip for nine European media, taking us to the country of the rising sun. While we knew the news and features of the new Panasonic brand appliances, I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Kyoto knowing the peculiarities of Japanese cuisine, discovering their products and learning to use them. Instead of inviting us to a...

What to order in a Japanese restaurant

The general lack of knowledge about Japanese food is curious. If we ask around us, many believe that in Japan only raw fish is eaten when its cuisine is varied and there is much more than sushi, sashimi, and other preparations. What to order in a Japanese restaurant There are a few dishes that are characteristic of Japanese restaurants and that in general, you can find in any establishment of...

Seven Japanese recipes for a special weekend snack

That is why today we propose seven Japanese recipes for a special weekend snack. All of them are very simple recipes that you can prepare without difficulty and organize a snack with Japanese air that will surely surprise the whole family. You will see how successful your appetizer this weekend is. 1. Easy sushi recipe Ingredients: 100 g of Nori Seaweed, 50g of fresh Salmon, 1 Avocado, 1...

The 5 Japanese cooking methods and the new Panasonic products

Raw cooking Baked and grilled Fried food Cooking Steam cooking 1. Raw cooking The cooking oil is mainly based on the court, such as in fish dishes for sashimi or cuts the vegetables used in ramen and other elaborations. As for Panasonic appliances, they apply this technique in a similar way to the professional use of knives, juicers or juicers to make juices by cold extraction, they are a good...

We travel to Japan Part 2

Characteristics of Japanese cuisine In addition, since its inception, Japanese chefs have used numerous condiments to season foods, such as salt, miso, soybeans, sesame, sake or vinegar. 1. Seasonal product. Japanese cuisine is always a seasonal cuisine, which is expressed even in the names of the dishes. In spring, fresh and tender shoots are incorporated; in summer , lotus leaves, noodles with...

Chuka Ramen Bar or how an American has ended up in Madrid cooking the best Chinese soups in Japan

The element that defines the Japanese ramen, and that differentiates it from the original soup that Chinese emigrants brought to the island of the rising sun, is the broth. Each chef has his own and it is not easy to achieve excellence, in dishes that require great preparation, ingredients that are not always accessible in the West and very slow cooking. That you can enjoy ramen of category in...