Nara Cooking Class
Onigiri (rice ball), shape rice into a triangle



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2 hours

Max 4 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

Onigiri (rice ball)
Miso soup
Green Tea

  • Onigiri


    Onigiri is a Japanese comfort food made from steamed rice formed into the typical triangular, ball, or cylinder shapes and usually wrapped with nori(dried seaweed). Stuffed with a a variety of fillings and flavors, these rice balls make an ideal quick snack and are a fun alternative to sandwitches for lunch.

  • 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.

  • Miso Soup

    Miso Soup

    Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup. It's base is "dashi" (Japanese fish stock) and Miso paste. Common added ingredients are Tofu, Green onion and deep‐fried tofu but differs by personal preference. The type of miso is different from region. In western and Easter Japan white miso is mostly used.

  • Green Tea

    Green Tea

    The astringent constituent in Japanese tea is a type of polyphenol called catechin. Japan has done a great deal with the humble tea leaf. For example some benefits of the catechin in the tea leaf can lower cholesterol in some cases. Roasted over charcoal at a high temperature and grown under shade for at least 20 days are one of the examples. The most popular Japanese tea might be ryokucha. Depending on the timing of picking the leaves, the grade, the price can be noticeably different.

Cooking Class Information

In this class, you actually make Onigiri. You can learn how to shape rice into a triangle. And also you make Miso soup, after eating Onigiri and Miso soup, you can enjoy Green Tea.
This class takes place in my kitchen and dining room.
Let's enjoy Japanese soul foods with me!

About Host



Hello! I'm Shoko. I live in Nara-city, near by Nara park. I love eating and cooking. My specialty is "Onigiri", rice balls. Onigiri is a Japanese soul food. So you should better to cook Onigiri yourself, if you come to Japan! It's possible to cook vegetarian menu or gluten free menu if you need.
Then I have two children, a daughter and a son. They love "Origami". If you have interests not only Onigiri but also Origami, you can also learn how to make Origami, from my children.


The closest station

Omiya Station

How to get to the station?

From Nara Station: 5mins

Exact location provided after booking.

FAQ about Onigiri (rice ball), shape rice into a triangle | Cooking class by Shoko

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

    Up to 4 people can join Shoko's cooking class.

  • Is Onigiri (rice ball), shape rice into a triangle available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Onigiri (rice ball), shape rice into a triangle has a vegetarian option.

  • Is Onigiri (rice ball), shape rice into a triangle available for vegans?

    Yes, Onigiri (rice ball), shape rice into a triangle has a vegan option.

  • How much does it cost to join Onigiri (rice ball), shape rice into a triangle?

    It costs 1500 per person.

  • How long is this cooking class by Shoko?

    Duration of this cooking class is 2 hours.

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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