Category: Did You Know?

The Superior Salad of the Sea

When a country has easier access to ocean than farmland, it tends to reap the bounty of the sea more than other nations. Countries like Japan have therefore known the value of a good seaweed for thousands of years. To this day, the Japanese kelp known as nori remains an integral part of Japanese cuisine, […]

The Creamy Scallop Roll

Try the creamy scallop roll at our Bothell Japanese restaurant for a meat that has a light, pleasing taste to appeal to even those who are not fans of “fishier” seafoods. If you’re not a big fan of fish, then, and you still want to benefit from the great health benefits offered by seafood, let […]

Tamago: the Japanese Omelette

Not all sushi is made out of fish. One classic example of fish-free sushi is the tamago nigiri. You can find this selection at pretty much any place that serves sushi, our Bothell Japanese restaurant included. A significant part of the sushi art, it has historically been believed that a good tamago is one of […]

High-Energy Udon!

Japanese wheat-based noodles, including the udon we serve at our Japanese restaurant in Bothell, are a low-fat and high-protein source of quick energy. This is because they contain a healthy dose of carbohydrates that are at a moderate glycemic index, which means that they are able to provide you with long-lasting energy with only a […]

Sushi Rice

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “sushi rice”. You’ve definitely seen it before if you’ve ever been to our Bothell Japanese restaurant, as it’s an important part of any piece of sushi. But what is sushi rice, exactly? Sushi-style rice is a mixture of rice and vinegar. This is a big part of the distinct flavor […]