Experience cooking traditional
Japanese food, aka “Washoku,” was added to the UNESCO Cultural Heritage list in 2014. The delicacy and freshness of Washoku is unparalleled in the world.
We provide you the following three different styles of Japanese food cooking experiences to choose from. Please read Type A, Type B, and Type C and select which interests you most.
Type A: Sushi-making Course
This sushi course is a hands-on style lesson to learn how to make Temari (hand rolled) sushi, Maki (seaweed wrapped) sushi, Miso soup, and small dishes.
After the hands-on training, all attendees will have a sushi party together to experience the atmosphere of a Japanese family at a table.
Types B: Japanese Seasonal Kaiseki full-course traditional cooking
Japanese Cuisine Full-Course Meal
First, the chef explains Japanese cuisine and the menu and the demonstrates some dishes. After the demonstration, all participants will enjoy a Kaiseki full course meal in a Japanese room. After that, participants will have “Japanese tea time” with matcha and Japanese sweets.
Type C Easy Japanese Home Cooked Meals at a Japanese Home with a local super market tour in the suburbs.
In this program, you experience a home visit and prepare a home-cooked meal in the suburbs of Tokyo.
The Japanese cooking teacher started teaching how to make Japanese meals at home because while she was in abroad, she noticed there were so many Japanese restaurants selling foods like sushi and tempura, but there were no restaurants serving Japanese home-style meals. So, she decided to introduce it at her own home!
She will take you on a local supermarket tour before the cooking lesson. Whenever you find any interesting things there, you can ask her what it is. You will learn so much about Japanese foods and also ingredients!
2. Teacher offers a supermarket tour before the class and explain about Japanese food, seasonings and ingredients.
3. Use authentic and organic (sometimes hand-made) ingredients which are made in Japan (or at home).
4. You can have the recipes/texts written in English.
5. You can get to know a local area and experience a home visit at the same time.
6. You can learn not only Japanese cooking but also Japanese culture, table settings and manners.
7. You can learn really easy and simple cooking techniques that are applicable at home.
Tour would include transfers, English-speaking guide, photo service,
cultural course activities and lunch or dinner while touring.