Kyoto Cooking Class
Japanese home style cooking class in Kyoto

Sakyo Kyoto
★★★★★ 1


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3 hours

Max 3 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

Home Style Meal Class

Cooked rice : We will learn how to wash the rice and cook with a pan.

Miso Soup : We will make the stock from scratch.

Tamagoyaki : We will make Rolled egg with a traditional square pan which is the high light of the class.

Gyoza: We will make the gyoza wrap by scratch.

Side dish with seasonal veggies.

Japanese tea

One alcohol drink : Sake or Craft beer or Asahi beer or home made plum wine.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sake


    Japanese popular alcoholic drink must be Sake, or called Nihonshu, made from fermented rice. The foundation of good sake is quality rice, clean water, koji mold and yeast. Premium sake differentiates itself in quality of ingredients and production process, so that flavors ranges light and crisp to richer, fruity notes.

Cooking Class Information

In the class, we will cook typical home style dishes which many Japanese cook at home for dinner. There are some ways to cook rice and we will learn how to cook with a pan in case you don't have a rice cooker. Miso soup stock is made from Bonito fish and seaweed and we will be making our soup by scratch. Gyoza is pork and veggies wrap, We will wrap together and fry it golden brown! Tamagoyaki is the egg dish you see at a Sushi restaurant. We will make it with a square pan and it is absolutely fun! As the side dish, we will make it with seasonal veggies. Off course, you could receive the recipes via email to cook at home.

About Host



★★★★★ (1)

All cooking classes by Shirley

Hi! I'm Shirley borned in USA and raised in Japan, I'm graduated from a culinary school in Japan and running a tiny rice ball shop in Kyoto,
We are locating at a nice and cozy sightseeing area which is 5min. away from Heian Shrine. Heian shrine is famous as the biggest gate in Japan.
Shirley's Japanese Cooking is offering a "Home style"cooking class at the upstair of the shop, We are excited to see you all from all over the world!


The closest station

Higashiyama Station

How to get to the station?

From Higaeshiyama Station: 15mins

Exact location provided after booking.

Reviews of Cooking Class

Elisa, Spain


Awesome experience. Both my daughter and I had a terrific time with Shirley. We thoroughly enjoyed the cooking, eating and chatting with Shirley all along. The gyozas we made were the best i ve ever had. Her handmade miso was delicious. Our top experience in Japan.

Dec 2023

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Response from Shirley

FAQ about Japanese home style cooking class in Kyoto | Cooking class by Shirley

  • How much does it cost to join Japanese home style cooking class in Kyoto?

    It costs 15000 per person.

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

    Up to 3 people can join Shirley 's cooking class.

  • How long is this cooking class by Shirley ?

    Duration of this cooking class is 3 hours.

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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