Saitama Cooking Class
KAWAGOE: Hands-On Sushi Class in Kurazukuri Dori.

Saitama


House

Pick Up

Vegetarian

1.5 hours

Max 5 guests

Market Visiting






Cooking Class Menu

Hands-on Sushi Making Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn two classic sushi varieties: nigiri sushi and maki sushi.

Creating the Perfect Sushi Rice

Preparing sushi rice is the foundation of all delicious sushi. This crucial step requires precise measurements and technique, as the flavour of the rice directly influences the overall taste of the sushi.

Nigiri Sushi:

We will craft three exquisite nigiri sushi pieces using the finest seasonal ingredients. The toppings, which change daily, showcase the vibrant flavours of the ocean and the land.

Maki Sushi: A California Roll

Next, we will venture into maki sushi, creating a beloved favourite: the California roll. This delightful roll features a harmonious blend of avocado, cucumber, imitation crab meat, and sesame seeds, all encased in a layer of seaweed.

Embrace the Art of Sushi Making

Throughout this workshop, you will gain hands-on experience in the art of sushi making, mastering the skills to impress your friends and family with your culinary creations.

  • Nigiri Sushi

    Nigiri Sushi

    Sushi (寿司, 鮨) is a Japanese dish of specially prepared vinegared rice (鮨飯 sushi-meshi), usually with some sugar and salt, combined with a variety of ingredients (ネタ neta), such as seafood (most commonly and often raw), vegetables, and occasionally tropical fruits. Styles of sushi and its presentation vary widely, but the key ingredient is "sushi rice", also referred to as shari (しゃり), or sumeshi (酢飯).

  • Rice

    Rice

    Rice is a staple food in Japan. In all most every family, there is a rice cooker. There is variety of Japanese rice brands such as Koshihikari and Hitomebore.

Cooking Class Information

Under the guidance of experienced sushi chefs, you'll master the techniques to create two classic sushi varieties: nigiri and maki.

Hands-on experience:

Learn to prepare sushi rice, the foundation of every exquisite sushi creation.
Craft nigiri sushi, transforming humble mounds of rice into culinary masterpieces.
Master the art of maki sushi, creating perfectly rolled sushi cylinders.
Savour your creations:

Indulge in the delectable sushi you've crafted.
Experience the harmony of flavours and textures, a testament to your newfound sushi artistry.


What you will do


Travel from JR Shinjuku or Ikebukuro to JR URAWA station

1. Travel from JR Shinjuku or Ikebukuro to JR URAWA station

1. Board either the JR Saikyo Line or the JR Shonan-Shinjuku Line at JR Shinjuku Station. 2. Both lines offer direct services to JR Urawa Station. This route does not require any transfers and the journey typically takes about 30 minutes.

Travel from JR Ueno or Akihabara to JR URAWA station

2. Travel from JR Ueno or Akihabara to JR URAWA station

1. Board the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line at JR Ueno Station or Akihabara station. 2. Stay on the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line, which provides a direct service to JR Urawa Station. This route is direct with no transfers, and the journey typically takes around 30 minutes.

Meeting point

3. Meeting point

Meet in front of East exit sign at JR URAWA station

Let's start making sushi!

4. Let's start making sushi!

Let's start by making a California roll, and then move on to making nigiri sushi.

Making most crucial part of sushi

5. Making most crucial part of sushi

season rice with a mix of rice vinegar, sugar, and salt. Gently fold the seasoning into the rice with a "shamoji, being careful not to mash the grains.

Enjoy your sushi!

6. Enjoy your sushi!

Enjoy your homemade sushi! Remember, sushi making is an art. You can be a great sushi chef.

Browsing in Omiya Bonsai Museum and Bonsai

7. Browsing in Omiya Bonsai Museum and Bonsai

Saitama City is home to a unique and serene Bonsai Art Museum, offering an experience of tranquility and art found nowhere else. Visitors can immerse themselves in the quiet beauty of meticulously cared-for bonsai trees, reflecting a deep-rooted art form in Japanese culture. This museum is a hidden gem for both bonsai enthusiasts and those seeking a peaceful retreat.


About Host


host-KAYOKO

KAYOKO



Hi, I'm Kate! With a deep love for Japanese culture and sushi, I bring a world of experience to my Hands-On Sushi class. My journey across 20 countries, and time spent living in Germany and Canada, has enriched my appreciation for diverse cultures.

Embark on a culinary adventure in Kawagoe's historic Kurazukuri district! Join me for a 1.5-hour sushi-making class and learn the art of crafting delectable sushi rolls. Discover a unique souvenir and create lasting memories in this charming town.


Area



The closest station

KAWAGOE Station




How to get to the station?

From SHINJUKU Station: 60mins





Exact location provided after booking.


FAQ about KAWAGOE: Hands-On Sushi Class in Kurazukuri Dori. | Cooking class by KAYOKO

  • How much does it cost to join KAWAGOE: Hands-On Sushi Class in Kurazukuri Dori.?

    It costs 10000 per person.

  • Is KAWAGOE: Hands-On Sushi Class in Kurazukuri Dori. available for vegans?

    Yes, KAWAGOE: Hands-On Sushi Class in Kurazukuri Dori. has a vegan option.

  • What is the maximum capacity of KAYOKO's cooking class?

    Up to 5 people can join KAYOKO's cooking class.

  • How long is this cooking class by KAYOKO?

    Duration of this cooking class is 1.5 hours.

  • Is KAWAGOE: Hands-On Sushi Class in Kurazukuri Dori. available for vegetarians?

    Yes, KAWAGOE: Hands-On Sushi Class in Kurazukuri Dori. has a vegetarian option.

Additional cooking class information

  • Confirmation

    You will receive the confirmation within 24 hours.

  • Payment

    We accepts these cards on airKitchen.

  • Cancellation

    Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the class begins will be fully refunded by the airKitchen cancellation policy.


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