Kyoto Cooking Class
Prepare Japanese local food and tea ceremony in lovely Arashiyama!

Tea Ceremony   Ukyo Kyoto
★★★★★ 2


Pick Up


2 hours

Max 6 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

Prepare delicious food depending on the season!

All year long:
- Tamagoyaki (Japanese omelette)
- Gomaae(Japanese side dish made from a mix of vegetables, sesame dressing and others)
- Matcha (Tea Ceremony)

*The next recipes and ingredients may vary depending on the season:

-Chirashi-sushi (Rice mix dish)

-Onigiri (Rice balls)
-Somen (Cold Japanese soba/pasta)

-Tempura (battered, deep fried food)

-Onabe (Japanese hot pot dish)

*Also depending on the season: gohan (Japanese rice), miso (Japanese soup) and a special homemade otukemono (Japanese pickled vegetables) are included.

  • Tempura


    Tempura (天ぷら) is a classical Portuguese dish brought to and popularized by Japan, consisting of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried. Tempura is a typical home-style cooking in Japan. It is often referred to as a representative dish to Japan. Although there are various theories, it is said that Tokugawa Ieyasu, the general of the Edo period, liked tempura so much that he allegedly died from eating too much.

  • 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.

  • Tea Ceremony

    Tea Ceremony

    The Japanese tea ceremony is a centuries-old tradition closely tied to Zen Buddhist principles, and a popular way to experience Japanese culture. There are several variations on this ritual. At its base, powdered green tea (matcha) is prepared and served in accordance with strict rules. Oftentimes, wagashi (Japanese sweets) is served alongside the bitter green tea.

Cooking Class Information

In this class you will learn how to make Japanese homemade seasonal dishes while having a pleasant time!
After, enjoy a relaxing conversation while eating the delicious food!!!
Also you will be able to learn and prepare Japanese traditional green tea, matcha in a tea ceremony!
Let's have fun together learning Japanese homemade cooking!!!!

About Host



★★★★★ (2)

Hello. My name is Chiemi Yuasa, but you can call me Chiemi. I love to cook Japanese Traditional Homemade food and get to know new friends from all around the world‼︎ I also enjoy teacher foreigners about Japanese culture!!! Let's have fun together!!!


The closest station

JR. Saga Arashiyama & Hannkyu Arashiyama

How to get to the station?

From JR. Saga Arashiyama & Hannkyu Arashiyama : 10mins

Free pick up service

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

Exact location provided after booking.

Reviews of Cooking Class

Mia, Switzerland


Good Lord! Who would have thought we would have such an amazing experience. The entire trip was amazing and when we got to the house of our hosts, we were well recieved. The cooking class was exciting and the food was delish! A delightful experience,

October 2019

William, United States of America


My friends and I decided to try this Cultural exchange package during our girls trip. We wanted something different and we got it. I t was an amazing experince. We have been trying other traditional recipe since then.

October 2019

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Response from Chiemi

FAQ about Prepare Japanese local food and tea ceremony in lovely Arashiyama! | Cooking class by Chiemi

  • How long is this cooking class by Chiemi?

    Duration of this cooking class is 2 hours.

  • How much does it cost to join Prepare Japanese local food and tea ceremony in lovely Arashiyama!?

    It costs 5000 per person.

  • How to get to the place where Prepare Japanese local food and tea ceremony in lovely Arashiyama! being held?

    Please go to JR. Saga Arashiyama & Hannkyu Arashiyama which takes 10 mins from JR. Saga Arashiyama & Hannkyu Arashiyama . Then Chiemi (host) will pick you up there!

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

    Up to 6 people can join Chiemi's cooking class.

  • Is Prepare Japanese local food and tea ceremony in lovely Arashiyama! available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Prepare Japanese local food and tea ceremony in lovely Arashiyama! 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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