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Udon Masterclass in a Traditional Japanese Home in Kobe

Organized by Jarrod
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Duration
2.5 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 7 guests
Accessibility
Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly
Language
English
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Vegetarian
Get ready to cook up a storm in Kobe with a masterchef guide by your side! Craft mouthwatering udon, from noodles to soup, while diving into Japan's rich traditions in a traditional wooden home.
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Make everything from scratch with a pro, from the noodles to the broth, to the garnish
Experience the entire process in an old, local wooden residence.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Take a culinary journey that unveils the heart of local Japan and its flavorful treasures with our Udon Making Adventure! Guiding you through this experience is Jarrod, a passionate American with Japanese roots. Alongside him are two local Japanese friends who will immerse you in the art of crafting these beloved traditional dishes from scratch. Jarrod's connection to Japan runs deep, having completed the Kobe Rural Startup Program in 2023, where he delved into a community of Japanese entrepreneurs and small-business owners across Kobe. He's excited to share his love for this region, its people, and their remarkable contributions with you. Now let's talk udon! These thick wheat noodles boast a satisfying chewiness. You've probably encountered them in various hot and cold dishes at Japanese restaurants. And here's a tip: when you enjoy udon served in a soup or sauce, don't be shy about slurping! That's the way to go, enhancing the flavors and cooling down the piping hot noodles. Now, picture yourself stepping into a charming wooden townhouse in Kobe. This is where you'll roll up your sleeves and dive into the hands-on process of crafting udon noodles. Feel the dough come alive as our expert hosts reveal the secrets to achieving that perfect texture. Learn the art of cutting the dough into noodles and boiling them to absolute perfection. You'll make the udon soup broth, too! Enhance the taste with toppings like green onion, grated ginger, and shiso. But it's not just about noodles; it's about connecting with local life and culture. As you bond with your fellow cooking companions, you'll gain deeper insights into Japanese traditions. Finally, after completing your culinary masterpiece, gather around to savor the fruits of your labor. Together, slurp away on the delicious udon, indulging in its rich flavors and chewy goodness. Get ready for 2.5 hours of pure culinary delight that connects you with the soul of Japan!
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Ingredients
Lunch
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Transportation to the location
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
12-1 Kamigionchō, Hyogo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 652-0008, Japan
Remarks
Bring a healthy appetite
Experience Location
Hyōgo is home to the best beef in the world, Kobe beef, and that’s not all. From vast natural parks to one of the oldest and biggest castles in Japan, this prefecture covers all bases with natural beauty and a thriving food culture inspired by Chinese and French immigrants in the port cities.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals