Fukuoka Cooking Class: Authentic Japanese Food with Mari
Hosted by Mari
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Number of Guests
2 - 4 guests
Vegan, Vegetarian, Rain or shine, With lunch
Join Mari for an authentic Japanese home cooking experience in Fukuoka! Learn how to make healthy dishes like sunomono (vinegared cucumber salad), kinpira (burdock root salad), dashi (stock), & more.
Learn healthy Japanese recipes from a certified chef and cooking instructor
Learn how to make fried renkon (lotus root) and nasu (eggplant) with shrimp paste, sunomono (vinegared cucumber salad), kinpira (burdock root salad), and dashi (stock)
Join Mari–a certified chef and registered pharmacist–for an authentic Japanese home cooking experience in Fukuoka! Learn how to make a range of healthy dishes including fried renkon (lotus root) and nasu (eggplant) with shrimp paste, sunomono (vinegared cucumber salad), kinpira (burdock root salad), dashi (stock), and more. Your host–Mari–is a certified chef, cooking instructor, and registered pharmacist with a passion for healthy cuisine. Born and raised in Fukuoka, Mari has always been proud of her home city but also fostered an interest in the world around her. She has hosted foreign exchange students, traveled to 40 countries, studied English in Auckland (New Zealand) and Perth (Australia), and has extensive training in Japanese, Chinese, Italian, and French cuisine. This combination of experiences allowed Mari to discover her true calling and combine her passion for food and other cultures into her home cooking classes for travelers. At this home cooking experience, Mari will guide you through the basics of Japanese cuisine and teach you how to make several staple dishes. She’ll also explain how to use Japanese ingredients, culinary principles, and more. You’ll make several healthy, Japanese dishes, including: fried renkon (lotus root) and nasu (eggplant) with shrimp paste, sunomono (vinegared cucumber salad), kinpira (burdock root salad), and dashi (stock). Once you’ve finished your cooking lesson, enjoy your handmade meal alongside Mari and your classmates. This cooking experience welcomes people of all skill levels, with the only requirement being an eagerness to learn and a hunger for Japanese food!
A handmade lunch (prepared by you)
Transportation to and from the venue
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Our place is close to Fukuoka Domestic Airport. It takes 10-12 minutes from Fukuoka Airport Subway Station on foot. It’s also very accessible from Hakata, Tenjin. Details are shared upon a booking.
Please wear comfortable attire
Please inquire us when you are a single participant
Please inquire us when you want to book within 2 weeks
Fukuoka is Japan’s up-and-coming foodie prefecture, which was put on the map by the 2014 Michelin Guide and has been consistently featured ever since. Roam food markets in Fukuoka, taste the authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen in its birthplace, and fill up at yatai street food stalls during your trip to Fukuoka!
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Select at least 2 guests
Select at least 2 guests
(13 - 99)
(6 - 12)
Earliest available date: October 15, 2023
Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.