Tokyo Cooking Class
“YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style

Taito Tokyo


House

Pick Up

Vegetarian

2 hours

Max 5 guests

Market Visiting






Cooking Class Menu

-Shopping tour & Cooking
Explore a local shopping street with local madam. She will explain about Japanese ingredients with including seasonal things and seasoning. It will help you stay in Japan. Choose the menu from them (Sushi, Bento, Gyoza, Teriyaki, Tonkatsu, Okonomiyaki, Gyudon, Fish dishes).


-Tonkatsu (Deep-fried pork cutlet) and Fruit Daifuku (Mochi)
This is Japan’s most distinctive deep-fried meat dish. Learn how to make it crispy. The pork is purchased from a very popular butcher shop locally. And make Daifuku which is a rice cake stuffed with sweet red beans paste and some fruit. Served with Miso soup, rice.
Gyudon (Beef bowl) and Fruit Daifuku (Mochi)

-Gyudon is a popular quick meal in Japan. It consists of a bowl of rice with thinly sliced beef and onion simmered in a sweet-savory broth flavored with soy sauce. And make Daifuku which is a rice cake stuffed with sweet red beans paste and some fruit. Served with Miso soup.

-Fish dishes (Filet – it yourself)
Learn how to fillet fish with using a regular kitchen knife. Fillet Aji (horse mackerel) which is commonly found in the Japanese market and make some dishes. (Sushi, Teriyaki, Fry)
Served with miso soup and side dish.

-Okonomiyaki (vegetarian applicable)
Okonomiyaki is sometimes called Japanese savory pancake and Japanese pizza. You can arrange by adding your favorite ingredients as you like. Served with Miso soup.

-Gyoza (vegetarian applicable)
Crispy outside and juicy inside, these pan-fried Gyoza (dumpling) are a very popular meal.
We will teach some tips to be creative. You might have a “Gyoza party” when you go home.
Served with Miso Soup and Rice.

-Teriyaki (vegetarian applicable)
A typical Japanese house-cooked meal. The savory-sweet soy sauce will stimulate your appetite.
You can choose meat or fish (tofu-for vegetarian). Make miso soup from scratch.
Served with rice, miso soup, and side dish.

-Udon noodles (vegetarian applicable)
Learn how to make Udon noodles from scratch. It’s easy & fun! It’s much more delicious than store-bought one. We also make tasty noodle broth, and Dashimaki-Tamago (Rolled omelet).

-Sushi
Make 4types of sushi. (Nigiri, Roll, Temari, Gunkan). Most Japanese people do not make Nigiri at home, because it is a little bit difficult. Still, let’s try.
Served with Miso soup, side dish.

-Bento (vegetarian applicable)
Learn how to make a pretty bento box. Make Karaage (Japanese version of fried chicken), Rolled omelet, Onigiri (Rice ball). A bento box should look colorful and appetizing. (Served with Miso soup)
On a sunny day, you can take the bento away and explore it in the Yanaka area.


  • Gyoza

    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.

  • Udon

    Udon

    Udon (うどん) is a type of thick wheat flour noodle. It is similar to Italian pasta, but much thicker. It has been eaten all over Japan as an easy-to-eat popular meal, and a substitute meal for rice dishes. Udon is often served hot as a noodle soup in its simplest form, as "kake udon", in a mildly flavoured broth called kakejiru, which is made of dashi, soy sauce, and mirin. The flavor of broth and topping vary from region to region.

  • Okonomiyaki

    Okonomiyaki

    Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savory pancake, made with flour, eggs, shredded cabbage, meat and toppings as you like. This variability is reflected in the dish's name: "okonomi" literally means "to one's liking". You can eat it everywhere in Japan, but especially Okonomiyaki made Hiroshima style and Osaka style are the most famous.

  • Onigiri

    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.

  • Karaage

    Karaage

    Japanese fried chicken, karaage is made by marinating bite-size pieces of chicken in sake, soy sauce, ginger and garlic before coating them generously with potato starch. When fried, the starch turns into an ultra crispy shell encasing a flavorful juicy bite of chicken. Absolutely great with beer.

  • Rice

    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

YANAKA home cooking experience, You can feel the atmosphere of home cooking in downtown Tokyo style. Cooing Instructor of Ms. Yajima was born in YANESEN area, she loves cooking of Tokyo local style, also she has cooking instructor experience, she can instruct in English.
This program, which makes the taste of ordinary households together, is very popular with foreign guests. Because it is performed in a small house that looks like the real YANAKA. and there is MATCHA tea ceremony room in the house, you can see and feel the traditional Japanese atmosphere. If you want to experience a tea ceremony, we can arrange for you. (additional charge need 5,800JPY/person). Also, our small house is located at 100 meters from Yanaka Ginza, you can enjoy it in combination with a walk-in YANESEN area!
You will be able to find the real YANESEN homely cocking and you will love a style of YANESEN area !!


What you will do


Try!! Japanese Tokyo local cooking !!

1. Try!! Japanese Tokyo local cooking !!

Shall we start preparation with madam Yajima, She instructs you with an easy way in her experience and knowledge. Also, we teach you fish dishes(fillet-it-yourself), how to make grilled Teriyaki, how to arrange Okonomi-yaki !!

Basic preparation of homely style cooking.

2. Basic preparation of homely style cooking.

We use Japanese original foodstuff. you can find your new cooking ideas and methods.

You can try Japanese traditional menus as you like.!!

3. You can try Japanese traditional menus as you like.!!

::: SUSHI=home made style ::: ::: BENTO(Karaage,Rolled omelet)=Lunch box ::: ::: TERIYAKI (fish or Chicken)=with Rice and Miso soup ::: ::: OKONOMIYAKI=Seafood/Meat+Vegetables Crapes JP style ::: ::: GYOZA ::: ::: TON-KATSU"=Pork Cutlet ::: ::: Fish dishes (Fillet-it-yourself) ::: ::: Udon=from scratch ::: +++ Miso-soup and side dish is included in all menu +++

Let's eat together!!

4. Let's eat together!!

At Yanaka small home, you will be able to cook with Tokyo local style.also, you can eat your cooking items.

Let's eat together!!

5. Let's eat together!!

At Yanaka small home, you will be able to cook with Tokyo local style. also, you can eat your cooking items.

When you are feeling full, please take a walk at YANAKA GINZA.... for more eating also!!??

6. When you are feeling full, please take a walk at YANAKA GINZA.... for more eating also!!??

Our small house is located at 100 meters from Yanaka Ginza, you can enjoy it in combination with a walk-in YANESEN area!

Our house has a tea ceremony room.

7. Our house has a tea ceremony room.

Our home has a tea ceremony room in the same house. You can feel the Japanese hospitality method. please try to be in our tea ceremony room. If you want to try tea ceremony. please tell us your requests. (additional fee required)


About Host



YANAKA home cooking experience, & "Sa-do" Tea ceremony experience in YANAKA, You can feel the atmosphere of homely in downtown Tokyo style. This program, which makes the taste of ordinary households together, is very popular with foreign guests. Because it is performed in a small house that looks like the real YANAKA.


Area



The closest station

Nipori Station




How to get to the station?

From Sendagi Station: 5mins




Free pick up service

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



Exact location provided after booking.


FAQ about “YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style | Cooking class by Kawai

  • How much does it cost to join “YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style?

    It costs 7800 per person.

  • How to get to the place where “YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style being held?

    Please go to Nipori Station which takes 5 mins from Sendagi Station. Then Kawai (host) will pick you up there!

  • Is “YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style available for vegetarians?

    Yes, “YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style has a vegetarian option.

  • How long is this cooking class by Kawai?

    Duration of this cooking class is 2 hours.

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

    Up to 5 people can join Kawai's cooking class.

  • Is “YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style available for vegans?

    Yes, “YANAKA home cooking” experience, homely and local style 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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