Shizuoka Cooking Class
Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜



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2 hours

Max 4 guests

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Cooking Class Menu

・Gohei mochi
Gohei mochi is a local dish that can be eaten in mountainous areas such as Nagano and Gifu prefectures. Gohei mochi is made by kneading rice, sticking it to a wooden wrench, and stretching it. Add the miso sauce full of walnuts and bake. It is simple and very delicious.

•Miso soup
•pickled vegetables

  • 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.

  • Miso Soup

    Miso Soup

    Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup. It's base is "dashi" (Japanese fish stock) and Miso paste. Common added ingredients are Tofu, Green onion and deep‐fried tofu but differs by personal preference. The type of miso is different from region. In western and Easter Japan white miso is mostly used.

Cooking Class Information

In this class, we make gohei mochi. After returning home, cook rice with gas so that you can make it yourself. I will try to grind and cook rice together. The miso sauce on Gohei mochi is made with Japanese miso and plenty of walnuts. This miso sauce can be stored and used for other Japanese foods, “Wasyoku”. When we make it, we use traditional cooking utensils found in every Japanese home. When finished, taste with miso soup and picked vegetables.

Very simple, easy, and healthy!!!

About Host

Hi! My name is Sanae. Please call me “Saako” . I was a airline crew for 20 years, so I am interested in the culture of various countries. And I have worked as a Japanese teacher. Unfortunattely, my lovely house is far from Tokyo, from Numazu station, too. But it is very quiet sea side area in Numazu. Just a few minutes from Senbon beach on foot. You can see Mt. Fuji from there very beautifully!! I have been a house wife for 10years, I majored in home economics at university. Therefore I can teach you basic Japanese home dishes. If you are interested in, please let me know. I and my lovely cat, Shuri are waiting for you!!


The closest station

Numazu station

How to get to the station?

From Mishima station (Shinkansen): 30mins

Free pick up service

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

Exact location provided after booking.

FAQ about Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜 | Cooking class by Sanae

  • How much does it cost to join Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜?

    It costs 5000 per person.

  • Is Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜 available for vegans?

    Yes, Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜 has a vegan option.

  • Is Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜 available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜 has a vegetarian option.

  • How long is this cooking class by Sanae?

    Duration of this cooking class is 2 hours.

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

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

  • How to get to the place where Gohei mochi 〜 Local food from Nagano prefecture 〜 being held?

    Please go to Numazu station which takes 30 mins from Mishima station (Shinkansen). Then Sanae (host) will pick you up there!

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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