Japanese food is known for being simple yet complex, with flavors and textures that are sincere but still artistic. Japanese people take the utmost care when it comes to the preparation and making of their food. With every slice, roll, or garnish, they put their heart and soul into each aspect, always refined and considered in their method. The result is always beautiful food, whose dishes are texturally challenging but aesthetically pleasing, and of course, delicious every time! During this Intensive Japanese Home Cooking Class, you’ll have the opportunity to learn in-depth about Japanese food, discovering essential ingredients and traditional cooking techniques, tasting as you go. This class series is ideal for beginners who want to learn more about Japanese home cooking.
Over 5 days of classes, you’ll learn about Japanese home cooking as you make rice, soup, a main, two side dishes, and a different dessert each day. You’ll learn about everything, from ingredients to tools to serving the dishes, everything you need to know about basic Japanese cooking for beginners. What’s unique about this Japanese home cooking class is that you get a glimpse of how Japanese people cook their food with such passion, something that you’ll surely bring home with you after your trip to Tokyo. Get your hands and tummies ready because these will be the best cooking classes you’ll ever attend, for its in-depth information about Japanese cooking, variety of tips and tricks, and breadth of knowledge you’ll gain.
Vegan & Gluten-free options are available.
LESSON 1: Supermarket Tour + An Introduction to Essential Japanese Condiments
LESSON 2: Using the Almighty “Banno” Sauce
LESSON 3: Tofu 101
LESSON 4: Miso Masterclass
LESSON 5: Japanese Home Cooking Recipes Upon Request
Learn all the basic techniques and styles of Japanese cooking over a course of 5 days
Go on a supermarket tour to familiarize yourself with the basic ingredients
Learn how to use seasonings, special ingredients, and basic condiments for basic Japanese home cooking
Learn how to make different Japanese home cooking style dishes, through tasting and hands-on making
Enjoy the creations you’ve made with complimentary soup, rice, dessert and a choice of coffee or tea for drink
Japanese Home Cooking Class held in a typical Japanese residence
Knowledge about Japanese home cooking, essential ingredients, and cooking methods
Ingredients for making rice, soup, two side dishes, a main dish, and dessert (There is no dessert included in the first class)
Cooking utensils and tools provided
Transportation to the location
Meeting Point and Meeting Time:
All classes are held in a private residence. It’s a 5-minute walk from Fudomae Station (via the Metro Mita Line or Nanboku Line) and a 10-minute walk from Meguro Station (JR Yamanote Line). The exact location and address of the residence will be given upon the confirmation of your attendance.
Please be reminded to come to the class on time.
As the house is not childproof, toddlers under the age of 4 are not allowed.
This is a smoke-free residence. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
This class can be scheduled at your convenience. After booking the first class, you can arrange subsequent lessons with your cooking instructor for a day and time that suits you (weekdays only).