Crash Course with a Japanese Chef: Mastering Home Cooking
Service provided by TABICA
SummaryJoin us at the home of a professional Japanese chef to learn the culinary art of Japanese home cooking. This tour will take you beyond a typical cooking class and bring you a taste of how the locals create their favorite recipes in a day. We’ll walk along the streets to a nearby greengrocer, break down the deep traditions and history behind Japanese cuisine, and learn the techniques needed to recreate Japan’s most loved recipes at home. Alongside our host, an expert Japanese chef, you’ll do all of this and indulge in a homemade lunch, served an in a traditional dining space.
Age rangeAny age
Experience Time5 hours (11:00-16:00)
Availability03/23/2017 - 12/31/2017
Maximum number of participants6
Minimum number of participants2Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met.Accompanied infants participate for free.
We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 3 days prior to your reserved date.
Included in the Price
Things to bring / NoteComfortable outfit
Round trip train ticket from Shibuya station (about 400 yen)
11:00 AM Arrive at the Ya-ne-sen (from first syllable of the three areas YAnaka, NEzu, and SENdagi) district of Tokyo and visit the nearby greengrocer to select vegetables
11:30 AM Begin the cooking session
11:30 AM-12:00 PM Observe how an expert cook, or Itamae cooks
12:00 PM-12:30 PM Prepare shrimp
12:30 PM-14:00 PM Cook a Japanese rolled omelet
14:15 PM-14:45 PM Cook deep-fried tofu and vegetables
14:45 PM-15:30 PM Make onigiri