Saturday, 12 September 2015

World flavours: Japan

An overview of the most commonly used ingredients per category. These products can serve as inspiration for your components and compositions.

Vegetables

Potatoes, woundwort, asparagus, eggplant, azuki beans, bamboo shoots, scallions, daikon (radish), ginger, gobo (Japanese salsify), kabocha squash, burdock, cucumber, cabbage, lotus root, snow peas, leek, turnip, radishes, salsify, soy beans (edamame), spinach, sugar snap peas, carrots, yams, sweet potatoes.

Mushrooms

Beech mushroom, enokitake yellow oyster mushrooms, hohshimeji, nameko, oyster mushroom, wig mushroom, shiitake, tropical purse fungi.

Fruit

Apples, lemon, fude (oval yellow khaki), Harry Stone pick plums, honey melon, hosui (Asian pear), Japanese wine berries, cherry, kumquat, pear (nashi), plums, santa rosa plums, satsumas, quince, sudachi, yuzu, watermelon, white mulberry.

Meat, game and poultry

Meat: Kobe, Wagyū, pork. Poultry: duck, chicken.

Fish & shellfish

Fish: alfoncino, bonito, fugu-fish (puffer), gar, brill, herring, halibut, mackerel, eel, red snapper, rock char, sardines, plaice, turbot, lemon sole, tuna, salmon (keta), sea bass, silk snapper, swordfish. Shellfish: mantis shrimp, shrimp, king crab, crab, lobster, prawns, surimi (crab sticks), tiger shrimp, abalone, akagai, scallop, hamaguri, clams, mussels, oyster, quahog, strandgraper, carpet shell clams. Others: blue shark, herring roe, caviar, octopus, squid, salmon roe, sea urchin.

Fats & Oils

Fats: butter. Oils: coconut oil, vegetable oil.

Nuts, seeds and grains

Nuts: ginkgo nuts, chestnut, peanuts, walnuts. Seeds: white and black sesame. Grains: buckwheat, rice: akitakomachi, koshikari, nishiki, sushi rice, shinode, shiragiku, sweet glutinous rice (mochigme), wheat.

Drinks

Green tea, mugischa (roasted barley tea), matcha. Alcoholic beverages: sake, shochu, shiro sake: sake with sweet rice malt, mirin.

World flavours: Spain

An overview of the most commonly used ingredients per category. These products can serve as inspiration for your components and compositions.

Vegetables

Potatoes (Baroness), artichoke (Tudela), asparagus, eggplant, avocado, celery, cauliflower, chanterelles, mushrooms, zucchini, cep, peas, green asparagus, capers, chickpeas, garlic, crested hyacinth flowers, spring onion, negra peppers, oyster mushrooms, olives, peppers, pumpkin, leek, lettuce, red onion, chili, green beans, spinach, tomatoes, truffles, broad beans, onions, fennel, chicory, white cabbage, carrots, sweet potato, sweet peppers, sweet onion.

Fruit

Strawberry, apricot (bulida), apples, prickly pear, lemon (Verna, primo fiori), dates, dr. Jules guyot pear, raspberry, pomegranate, grapefruit, persimmons, cherries, kumquat, quince, lime, limonera, tangerine, melon, pear, peach, grapefruit, plums (Japonesas), orange (Navelina, salustiana, sanguinelli, nova), star fruit, susine, tendral honeydew melon, fig, mango.

Meat, game and poultry

Meat: goat, lamb, beef, bull meat, pork. Game: rabbit, wild boar. Poultry: pigeon, duck, pheasant, goose, turkey, chicken, quail, partridge. Other: frogs, snails.

Cuts of meat

Ibérico Jamón, Jamón Redondo, Jamón Serrano, Morcillas Arroz, Morcilla Jabugo,
Botifarra, Morcilla Asturiana, Morcilla the Requema, jabugo, pamplona, ​​lomo embuchado
additional de cerdo ibérico, Morcon the cerdo, espetec, palacios, fuet additional sin pimienta, chorizo the soria, the cantimpalo chorizo, chorizo ​​ibérico blank, mini chorizo, chorizo ​​ibérico de rojo jabugo, longaniza the aragon, chorizo ​​rojo albaceteno, sobrassada the Mallorca, the longaniza pascus.

Fish and shellfish

Fish: anchovies, trout, hake, mojama the atún, mullet, eels, skate, sardines, turbot, tuna, salmon, monkfish. Shellfish: prawns, shrimp, clams, lobster, langoustine, North Sea crab, sea red crab, limpet, clams, brown clams, cockles, mediterranean marine mussels, oysters, crassostrea anglulata, scallop. Other: barnacle, squid, fish eggs.

Dairy & Cheese

Milk: goat's milk, cow's milk, cottage cheese, sheep's milk yogurt. Cheese: aragon, airiños, cabrales, camerano, formatge de la Selva, goat cheese, cottage cheese, idiazabal, breña la, la serena, loose ibores manchego, los vazquez, mahon, roncal, tietar, valdeon.

Fats & Oils

Fats: butter, lard. Oils: arbequina, cornicabra, hojiblanca, manzanilla aloreña, ocal, picudo.

Nuts, seeds and grains

Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, chestnuts, pine nuts, peanuts, walnuts. Grains: custard, corn, rice (bomba, bahia, Thai bonnet), rye, wheat.

Drinks

Cava, rioja (wine), sherry, cider, sangria, parsha, brandy.