Kyoto Cooking Class
Gyoza & Ramen making for Vegan &Vegetarian

Ramen Vegetarian Gyoza   Nakagyo Kyoto


Pick Up


1.5 hours

Max 6 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

Vegan Ramen
Vegan Gyoza
Japanese wheat tea (no limited/barley tea/not including caffeine)
Water(no limited)

  • Ramen


    Ramen is a noodle soup dish and perhaps one of the most popular Japanese dishes. There are many flavours of ramen, such as Shoyu (soy sauce) ramen, Miso ramen, Tonkotsu (pork bone) ramen and so on. Common toppings are Chashu (braised pork), Negi (green onion) and Nori (dried seaweed).

  • Gyoza


    Gyoza is a dumpling using wrapping thing dough to hold the inner ingredients. Most commonly, minced pork, cabbage, Garlic and Leek. The origin of Gyoza is from China but it has evolved uniquely in Japan and now quite different from the Chinese one.

Cooking Class Information

The first Japanese person to eat gyōza is said to be Tokugawa Mitsuaki in the Edo Period. He was from the same clan as the ruling shogun at the time.
By the Meiji Period, from the 1860s, there was a Chinese restaurant serving gyoza and recipes were introduced in cookbooks.
The term used then was Chaozu, borrowed from the Chinese language. So the food itself was not something enjoyed by the common people.
After the Second World War, many soldiers returned to Japan from China, with a knowledge of Chinese food and culture. From that time on, gyoza became widely popular among the general population of Japan.
The Japanese style of gyōza, grilled rather than boiled or steamed, became mainstream. One story suggests the returning soldiers found it easier to use an iron plate to cook them, rather than a deep pot.
These days, Ramen and gyōza are found in Chinese restaurants, ramen shops, supermarket shelves and department stores, as well as being an easy to make at home.
In this class,you can make Japanese Ramen and Gyoza only by vegetables.

Japanese local teacher teaches you delicious Japanese style soup stock without using meat or fish.
Also you can taste a few kinds of Japanese spyces.

You can get our original recipe, so you can make it again at your home after this class.

Our place is located in the center of Kyoto, beside on Kawaramachi street, in the front of Sanjo Kawaramachi bus stop.It is very easy to get by public transportation.

About Host

Hi, I’m Aya, owner of SAKURA Experience Japanese Culture in Kyoto,Japan.
I was born in Kyoto in 1967 and I still live in the center of town as teacher for various kind of Japanese traditional culture.
I had 3000 or more guests from all over the world since I opened my classroom in the summer 2018.
I hold a number of teaching licences in Tea, Ikebana and Shodō so it’s possible to take all kinds of classes.
Also I am qualified instructor of Japan Sushi Academy for sushi.
My husband is a descendant of a large trading family from the Edo period called Ito. His ancestor became the Shogun’s garden advisor and developed the Somei Yoshino variety of cherry blossom which is now the Japanese national flower.
We are pleased to offer you our cultural classes for you!
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
See you at my class!


The closest station

Kyoto subway tozai-Line Nijo jo mae station

How to get to the station?

From Kyoto Statioin: 15mins

Exact location provided after booking.

FAQ about Gyoza & Ramen making for Vegan &Vegetarian | Cooking class by Aya

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

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

  • Is Gyoza & Ramen making for Vegan &Vegetarian available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Gyoza & Ramen making for Vegan &Vegetarian has a vegetarian option.

  • How much does it cost to join Gyoza & Ramen making for Vegan &Vegetarian?

    It costs 8800 per person.

  • How long is this cooking class by Aya?

    Duration of this cooking class is 1.5 hours.

  • Is Gyoza & Ramen making for Vegan &Vegetarian available for vegans?

    Yes, Gyoza & Ramen making for Vegan &Vegetarian 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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