Japanese cuisine has a pretty lofty reputation around the world. Picturing elite sushi temples and refined tea houses with strict etiquette, you could easily feel quite intimidated at the prospect of jumping into this culinary culture with a hands-on Japanese cooking experience.
But not to worry — it’s not all master chefs and Michelin stars. There are plenty of fun and casual cooking classes in Japan which prove that even a total beginner can have a blast trying their hand at some delicious Japanese dishes.
You could become a confectioner for a day by hand-molding your own traditional wagashi sweets, bulk up your party cooking repertoire with come classic Japanese home-cooking recipes, or learn the ins and out of how to cut and present your very first piece of premium Japanese sushi during one of these casual cooking classes in Japan.
With a friendly English-speaking guide by your side, nothing is impossible. So take a look at the casual cooking classes near you, and be prepared for a fun and social event to remember.