Cooking Class in Kyoto (Katsu Curry, Tamagoyaki & Miso Soup)

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 3 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
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Private Experience
Make katsu curry (Japanese-style curry with a cutlet and rice), rolled omelet, miso soup, and lotus root chips in this fun cooking lesson near Heian-jingu Shrine in central Kyoto!
Highlights
Learn how to make delicious katsu curry, Japanese curry and rice topped with a crispy chicken or pork cutlet, as well as three side dishes!
The kitchen studio is conveniently located near Heian-jingu Shrine, Kyoto City Zoo, Okazaki Park, and Kyoto’s National Museum of Modern Art.
Your host, Shirley, runs a takeout food business, and can give you lots of tips on how to cook Japanese dishes to perfection!
Kyoto craft beer, sake, or homemade plum wine are included in the price.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
A cherished comfort food in Japan, katsu curry is a comforting blend of smooth Japanese curry with pillowy rice topped with a crispy pork or chicken cutlet. At this fun cooking class in Kyoto, you'll learn how to make this classic curry variation with three sides and dig into a scrumptious homemade meal with Shirley, your friendly instructor! First, you’ll meet Shirley at her kitchen studio on the second floor of her takeout restaurant. She will greet you and walk you through the steps before you pop on your apron and start cooking, learning all the tips and tricks she puts into practice to make delicious food for her local business. You will fry a crispy cutlet (pork, chicken thigh, or chicken breast) and make Japanese-style curry with rice. You will also prepare three side dishes: miso soup, tamagoyaki egg rolled omelet, and lotus root chips. All three are tasty and healthy and complement the rich curry perfectly! Pair your meal with your local craft beer, sake, or homemade plum wine, and unwind with your delicious food as you get to know Shirley, your host. Born in California, Shirley spent years traveling around Taiwan and Singapore but attended culinary school in Japan. Apart from running a takeout restaurant, she enjoys teaching cooking classes in English and sharing her love for Japanese cuisine with the world!
Inclusions
All ingredients, cooking utensils, and an apron
Recipes to take home
Tea and Kyoto craft beer, sake or homemade plum wine to enjoy with your meal
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the venue
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Meet directly at Shirley's Japanese Cooking studio located 3 minutes from the Okazaki-Michi bus stop (and approx. 1 km from the Higashiyama train station).
Remarks
Please note that you will have to take off your shoes when entering. The cooking studio is located on the second floor, and the staircase to get there is narrow.
Please let the host know the gender of the participants in advance.

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Featuring beautiful landscapes from mountain to sea, Kyoto Prefecture conveys traditional Japanese culture through its architecture and gardens, art and artisanal crafts, and delicious local cuisine made from regional produce.
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Earliest available date: February 24, 2024
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals