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.
I was born in Kyoto 1967,raised in Kobe.
As you know,Kyoto is very famous historical city as world heritage but also the Heart of Japanese culture.
People in Kyoto are carefully protecting the culture of Kyoto.
Many tourists come to Kyoto from all over the world, and it is increasing year by year.
According to that, the number of experience classes which teaching Japanese culture are continues to increasing.
But there are also many shops where amateurs are teach you.
They are doing that only for the money.
Of course,they are not introduce the correct Japanese culture.
My husband and me went to the class about various Japanese culture from when we were children.
Since I was 40 years old I studied business administration at the graduate school and got a master's degree.
at least,now, I can do the work I wanted to do.
My husband is a descendant of [Ihee Ito] who developed a cherry tree "Somei Yoshino".
It is the most famous kind of cherry tree in the world.
He was a rich trader in the Edo period, and worked for Shogun [House Tokugawa] as an advisor of their garden.
Me and my husband are very proud of that.
I would like to let you know the right culture of Japan with having fun time with you!
Please come to our place if you come to Kyoto.
I am looking forward to meeting you.


The closest station

Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station

How to get to the station?

From Kyoto Statioin: 10mins

Exact location provided after booking.

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

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

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

  • How long is this cooking class by Aya?

    Duration of this cooking class is 1.5 hours.

  • 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 vegans?

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

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

    It costs 8800 per person.

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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