Okinawa Cooking Class
Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa



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3 hours

Max 10 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

Jushi is Okinawan mixed rice with pork, Shiitake mushroom, carrot and broth made from pork and dried bonito shavings.
Jushi is from the pork-eating culture of Okinawa.

・Papaya Irichi
Papaya Irichi is sliced green papaya and carrot with canned tuna stir-fried.
We use a traditional slicer called Shiri-shiri-ki.

・Mozuku seaweed Tempura
Mozuku seaweed tempura is Mozuku seaweed(caught by me) , carrot and onion that have been covered in batter and fried.
Ingredients include flower and eggs for the batter.
We eat Mozuku seaweed for health in Japan.

・Aosa(sea lettuce) soup
Aosa is one of seaweed and very popular healthy food in Okinawa.
Ingredients include Aosa (caught by me), Tofu and broth made from dried bonito shavings.

Agarasa is Okinawan traditional brown sugar steamed bread.
Ingredients include flour, eggs, honey, brown sugar and milk.
This is very simple Okinawan sweets and mild taste.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Cooking Class Information

This cooking class looks hard because there are many dishes.
But don't worry! You can follow a process together with us!

We'll start by harvesting shell ginger leaves, used to wrap agarasa.

Step1. Cut the all ingredients.

Step2. Shiri-shiri(slice) papaya and carrot with Shiri-shiri-ki for papaya Irichi.

Step3. Put the ingredients for Jushi into a ricecooker.

Step4. Make agarasa.
-Mix flour, eggs and brown suger to make its batter.
-Put them into a mold and steam.

Step5. While these are cooking, let's stir-fry green papaya and carrot with tuna.

Step6. Cook mozuku seaweed Tempura.
-Mix flour, eggs and water to make its batter.
-Add Mozuku seaweed, sliced carrot and onion in them.
-Fry for 3 to 4 minutes.

Step7. Make aosa soup.

Step8. Dish up on a partition plate and dig in while these are hot!

And have some tea time(hibiscus tea) after eating!

About Host

We can teach you how to cook Okinawa traditional foods, Okinawan soba noodles, Okinawan homemade foods and Okinawan sweets.
Please enjoy with us!


The closest station

Yaga Bus Station

How to get to the station?

From Nago Bus Terminal: 30mins

Free pick up service

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

Exact location provided after booking.

FAQ about Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa | Cooking class by Hiroko

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

    Up to 10 people can join Hiroko's cooking class.

  • How much does it cost to join Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa?

    It costs 6000 per person.

  • How to get to the place where Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa being held?

    Please go to Yaga Bus Station which takes 30 mins from Nago Bus Terminal. Then Hiroko (host) will pick you up there!

  • Is Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa available for vegans?

    Yes, Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa has a vegan option.

  • How long is this cooking class by Hiroko?

    Duration of this cooking class is 3 hours.

  • Is Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Okinawan homemade foods in Yagaji, Okinawa 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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