Ginger is a perennial plant of which we eat the root. Its’ strong odor is due to the highly volatile compounds it contains. It is known for its tonic and stimulating qualities. In small doses, ginger stimulates the taste buds. It is also recommended to eat a little piece of ginger between sushi to prepare the palate for the next bite.
A Japanese Tradition
Japanese people gather to drink it. Served chilled in the summer and slightly heated in the winter, Sake is at the center of Japanese culture
Green tea’s fabulous story
Long-time known but recently adopted in Occident, green tea is growing in popularity and is now on top the list of miracle-food we must include into our diet.
The benefits of omega-3
In recent years, we have heard about the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and the importance of its daily intake.
Endangered red tuna is never used at Sushi Shop
JUST LIKE OUR CUSTOMERS, WE ARE SENSITIVE TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES SUCH AS THE OVERFISHING OF CERTAIN SPECIES OF TUNA.
Edamame beans are one of the latest crazes in the nutrition world. In North America, their popularity has been on the rise for the last couple of years. However in East Asia, where the beans originate, they have been used for thousands of years.
A little spark to a cool dish!
Some people like to mix it with soya sauce, others like to dab it on the sushi, and there are those who avoid it all together. Wasabi, a condiment that is traditionally used in the preparation of sushi, has been part of the Japanese culture for over 400 years.
Seaweed and their numerous health benefits.
You've likely chewed on seaweed wrapped around a sushi roll, but few Westerners would consider picking up a bag of the stuff at the grocery store. It might be time for a change: Seaweed is filled with antioxidants, calcium and a broad range of vitamins.
The importance of rituals in our daily lives.
OVER CENTURIES, HUMAN BEINGS IN MANY CULTURES HAVE LOST SOMETHING THAT HAD BEEN PART OF OUR DAILY LIVES AND AN IMPORTANT FACET OF HUMAN EXISTENCE FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS; RITUALS.