Vegan Maki Sushi Home Cooking Class in Setagaya, Tokyo

Organized by Yuka Yamasaki
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Duration
2.5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 3 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Gluten-free, Halal, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Private Experience
Make an authentic vegan, gluten-free & delicious Japanese meal! Roll maki sushi and make plant-based side dishes with Yuka, a friendly English-speaking host, in Setagaya (Tokyo).
Highlights
Learn how to roll vegan & gluten-free maki sushi using seasonal vegetables
Complete your meal with side dishes: a seasonal vegetable dish, soup, rice, and a pickled vegetable dish, and enjoy your scrumptious meal with green tea
Get personal insights from an instructor specializing in gluten-free & vegan cooking
Enjoy cooking in a real Japanese kitchen at your host’s home in Setagaya, Tokyo!
This class doesn’t use ingredients containing gluten, and can be halal-friendly upon request (no alcohol)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
The great thing about maki sushi is that there are no strict rules on fillings, allowing for creative variations. In this home cooking class, your host, Yuka, will teach you to roll sushi and prepare Japanese-style side dishes using vegan and with gluten-free ingredients and natural seasonings made with traditional methods. You'll learn innovative and classic ways to prepare dishes using seasonal vegetables and combining colors, textures, and flavors to achieve a balanced Japanese-style meal. You can make traditional sushi rolls or give them a fun, colorful twist with eye-catching fillings! You will also prepare side dishes to complete your meal and then enjoy lunch with Yuka, a warm and welcoming host from whom you can learn many fascinating aspects of Japanese culture! The host can also make this class halal-friendly by not using alcohol in the ingredients (please note that ingredients are not halal-certified). Experience flow: Greet Yuka and get to know each other Yuka will briefly go over the plan for the day, including the menu and ingredients to be used Start cooking: make maki sushi rolls and side dishes Eat lunch together Yuka follows a gluten-free diet, so she can share her favorite gluten-free restaurants and give you vegan and vegetarian recommendations in Tokyo! Sample Menu (exact contents subject to change depending on availability and seasonality): -Main dish: Sushi roll with seasonal vegetables (opt to make it the traditional way or go for the colorful version!) -Side dish: Seasonal vegetables -Pickled seasonal vegetables -Miso soup or osumashi (a Japanese clear soup with seasonal vegetables) -Rice (white or half-milled) cooked in a pot instead of a rice cooker -Japanese tea
Inclusions
Apron rental
Ingredients and utensils
Vegan & gluten-free maki sushi meal with side dishes
A beverage (tea or water)
Exclusions
Transportation to/from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Go directly to the venue, located 4 min walk from Oyamadai Station in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. More detailed information and a Google Maps link will be provided upon booking.
Remarks
Please note that although no gluten is used in the ingredients, the host cannot guarantee that dishes will be free of gluten cross-contamination.
While ingredients are not halal-certified, the host can make arrangements to make this class halal-friendly by not using alcohol. Please inquire about this option if interested.
If you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please specify so at the time of booking.
Free apron rental available if needed.
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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Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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Earliest available date: June 3, 2024
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Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals