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Katsu Curry Rice Cooking Class in Tokyo

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2 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 8 guests
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Learn how to make katsu curry rice from scratch including delicious Japanese curry roux and crunchy tonkatsu pork cutlet pieces, crumbed and deep-fried to perfection!
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Learn how to make delicious katsu curry rice from scratch, including the Japanese curry roux, a perfectly deep-fried tonkatsu (pork cutlet), and perfectly fluffy Japanese rice
Learn how to make dashi soup stock, an important ingredient that’s often used in a range of Japanese cuisine
All ingredients are available to use for the recipes
No MSG or additives used in the dishes
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Japanese curry has become a household favorite since its inception. With influence and origins from British curry powder and Indian curries, Japanese curry is classified as a yoshoku dish, which is a Western-style food that has been changed to fit in with Japanese tastes. Japanese curry roux is savory and tasty, often with a bit of spicy bite to it as well, and is generally served with bright pink pickled ginger. Match some Japanese curry with a crunchy, juicy piece of tonkatsu, perfectly deep-fried pork cutlet, and you get an incredibly delicious staple dish known as katsu kare! Japanese katsu curry rice is said to have been invented in 1918 in Asakusa, almost a century ago! Katsu curry rice is a delicious dish in Japan which combines these 3 key elements of tonkatsu and curry roux served over a bed of fluffy rice. A dish that’s loved by the young and old, katsu curry rice is served in homes and restaurants throughout Japan. A simple crowd-pleaser, join this fun Katsu Curry Rice Cooking Class in Tokyo to learn how to make some yourself. You’ll make curry roux from scratch, and deep-fry your pork cutlet to crunchy perfection, and learn how to make dashi soup stock while you’re at it for that extra umami flavor. You’ll learn about the history of curry in Japan in-depth, while learning new skills and knowledge about Japanese cuisine during this Katsu Curry Rice Cooking Class in Tokyo! Plus, for an additional 500 yen, you can experience a sake tasting with your cooking class.
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Ingredients for making katsu curry rice
Utensils and tools provided
Recipes to take home with you
Complimentary sake and green tea
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is at the cooking class location. This cooking class in Tokyo is located in between historical Asakusa and Kappabashi Kitchen Town. The exact location and video guide for accessing the cooking class location will be provided upon booking.
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Upon booking, you will receive a confirmation within 24 hours. Once confirmed, present your booking information at the event place
For an additional 500 yen you can opt to enjoy a sake tasting session as a part of this cooking class
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Home to the famous Sensoji Temple, a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century, Asakusa overflows with rich history and traditional culture. In the past, Asakusa was Tokyo’s leading entertainment district, a red light district with a number of kabuki theaters. Most of Asakusa was destroyed during World War II, but it has since grown into one of Tokyo's most visited tourist spots. Here, you'll find Nakamise Dori, a bustling shopping street lined with local snack and souvenir shops. Asakusa also has other attractions such as parks, public baths, and museums.
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Earliest available date: April 30, 2025
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals