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Hoto Making Experience (Traditional Dish of Yamanashi)
Organized by Fujiya
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Number of Guests
2 - 10 guests
Vegan, Vegetarian, Regional food, With sake, With 1 drink
Learn how to make a local Yamanashi dish called hoto, a special type of thick udon!
You can experience making dishes called Hoto, which is the most famous and popular in Yamanashi
Make the hoto noodles from scratch! Measure and mix the dough, then cut it into thick udon noodles that are famous in Yamanashi
Taste sake made locally in Yamanashi Prefecture
In the beautiful, mountainous prefecture of Yamanashi, one delicious regional Yamanashi dish is called hoto. This is a type of udon that has thick, flat noodles served in a light broth (often miso) stewed with some tasty local vegetables. Learn how to make hoto for yourself on your next visit to Yamanashi Prefecture, and join this Yamanashi cooking class for our hoto making experience! You’ll be making Yamanashi food at an old Japanese guesthouse in Fujiyoshida, complete with traditional decor and beautiful views of Mount Fuji, making for a lovely cooking atmosphere. During this Yamanashi cooking class, you’ll make a delicious dish, one being the traditional noodle dish of hoto. From making the dough, to rolling, to cutting, and boiling the hoto noodles; you’ll be a noodle expert at the end of this exciting class. After cooking, you’ll enjoy your delicious Yamanashi food with a delicious complimentary Yamanashi sake tasting.
A 2-hour Yamanashi food cooking class including hoto and tendon
Recipes in English
Complimentary Yamanashi sake tasting
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The cooking class is located in Fujiyoshida. The exact location and a guide for accessing the cooking class location will be provided upon booking.
The sake tasting is only for those who are of legal drinking age in Japan (20 years of age or older)
Please be reminded to come to the experience on time
A small town in the mountainous Yamanashi Prefecture, Fujiyoshida is nestled between 2 of the lakes from the beautiful Fuji Five Lakes region, or Fujigoko. A visit to Fujiyoshida offers a space for relaxation or adventure activities, including access to climb Mount Fuji in summer, Japan’s tallest and most sacred mountain. The Katsura River gently runs to the east of the city, with Fujiyoshida Sengen Shrine not far off in the forest. Fuji-Q Highlands, the Kewpie Fujiyoshida Factory, and Thomas Land are located nearby, plus the homes of a number of prominent historical figures.
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Earliest available date: December 7, 2023
Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.