Ibaraki Cooking Class
Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu



Pick Up


1.5 hours

Max 4 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

Onigiri(Rice ball), Tamagoyaki(Japanese omelet),Karaage(Fried chicken)
Kazari sushi(Decorated sushi roll),
Japanese sweets

  • 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.

  • Karaage


    Japanese fried chicken, karaage is made by marinating bite-size pieces of chicken in sake, soy sauce, ginger and garlic before coating them generously with potato starch. When fried, the starch turns into an ultra crispy shell encasing a flavorful juicy bite of chicken. Absolutely great with beer.

  • 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.

  • Tsukemono


    Japanese preserved vegetables, usually pickled in a salt, brine or a bed of rice bran. They are often served to satisfy the balance with other dishes in sensory, authentic and nutritious consideration. Tsukemono are raw vegetables and think of them as a type of salad with the added benefits of lactic-acid fermentation.

Cooking Class Information

In this class, you learn actual Japanese lunchbox which kids and adults take to school and work. Japanese lunchbox is not just sandwiches or fruit. Tasty and also look pretty. Japanese mums makes them every morning for kids and family. It’s not difficult recipes, it’s simple recipe but looks and taste really good. You can show off your lunchbox to everyone at your work after this class.

About Host



Hi, I am Yoshino.
I am working hard to bring my two kids up everyday with my Australian husband. I like cooking and communicating friends all over the world as well.
My cooking class is not going to be only myself teaching, my mother who has been Japanese wife for 40years also will teach you traditional dishes.
Shimotsuma-City is country side of Japan it’s very different from Tokyo or other big city. you might see the real Japanese life! But It is a bit inconvenient to get Shimotsuma station, so we will be able to pick you up from Tsukuba station where is famous city for science and easy access from Akihabara Tokyo by Train (Tsukuba Express). You might have opportunities to see or climbing Mt. Tsukuba too.
We will help you to have a good time in Japan as much as possible. See you soon!


The closest station

Shimotsuma station

How to get to the station?

From Tsukuba station: 50mins

Free pick up service

This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!

Exact location provided after booking.

FAQ about Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu | Cooking class by Yoshino

  • Is Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu has a vegetarian option.

  • How much does it cost to join Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu?

    It costs 3500 per person.

  • How long is this cooking class by Yoshino?

    Duration of this cooking class is 1.5 hours.

  • How to get to the place where Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu being held?

    Please go to Shimotsuma station which takes 50 mins from Tsukuba station. Then Yoshino (host) will pick you up there!

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

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

  • Is Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu available for vegans?

    Yes, Homemade Japanese lunchbox menu has a vegan 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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