Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Enjoy Norwegian Salmon and Wakame Salad

What do you think about Japan? Some of you will picture Japan as a country with thousands of beauty like cherry blossom, called Sakura by Japanese, Fuji Mountain and apple orchard in Nagano. Meanwhile for food lovers, Japan is popular with sushi and ramen. These two kinds have successfully captured the hearts of million foodies and food lovers across the world, include Indonesia. In Indonesia alone, there are hundreds of mini and big Japanese restaurants trying to serve Japanese foods, though they must have been mixed with Indonesian spices to suit the tastes of society. In this post, we are going to discuss two of Japanese foods which are available in Japanese restaurant Jakarta.

Japanese people always consume fish as it is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, know as good fat to make your brain and hearth healthier. Sometimes they also eat raw and fresh fish, called Sashimi, to maintain nutrient content. Salmon is one type of fish which are often consumed by Japanese. Salmon itself consists of various types and one of which is Norwegian salmon. Norwegian salmon is the best choice to increase anyone’s health. Like usual salmon, Norwegian salmon is also rich in Omega 3s. Besides, it contains Vitamin D and good minerals like selenium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and zinc. Norwegian salmon can be processed in various ways; grilled, baked, smoked or poached.

In addition to Norwegian salmon, Japan also has wakame, the brown seaweed which can be eaten. Not only in Japan, actually, but wakame is also popular in China and Korea. It is usually served as their cuisines. Wakame itself is very good to our health since it consists of vitamins and minerals. If you eat 100g of raw wakame, it means your body will absorb 150mg of calcium which is good for bones and to prevent osteoporosis. Magnesium is an essential thing needed by our muscles and enzyme. It also takes part in the formation and production of protein. And all of these kindnesses can be found in wakame. Besides, wakame is also rich in iodine, iron, vitamins (vitamin A, C, E, K, D, and B2), lignans and folate.

Wakame and Norwegian salmon can be found in Genki Sushi restauran, Japanese restaurant Jakarta. With affordable prices, you can eat Norwegian Salmon Roll and Salad wakame. Other foods you can enjoy here are Crunchy Nori Roll, Fresh Salmon Nigiri and Salmon Combo. The restaurant itself is located at Plaza Senayan, at Foodhall in basement floor. Foods here can be enjoyed from Monday to Sunday at 10.00 am until 10.00 pm.

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