Kaisen don, sashimi rice bowl, is a simple dish that requires little more than your enthusiasm. This small class boasts a genuine and welcoming environment for the whole family. Groups are small, allowing for personal attention from the chef. You will learn how to cut and make your own sashimi from different kinds of fish and how to combine this with rice to make a simple, but elegant kaisen don. All of the ingredients you need to make this dish are included in the price of the experience, all you need to bring is yourself and a readiness to learn.
Kaisen don is a popular lunch dish in Japan because it is easy to prepare and can be eaten quickly. Sashimi is fresh, raw meat, or more commonly, fish sliced into thin pieces. This dish is a type of donburi, or “rice bowl dish” that features sashimi; however, other donburi can feature meat, vegetables, and other ingredients.
In this kaisen don – sashimi rice bowl class, you will be able to learn the art of making sashimi while sipping green tea. You will learn how to arrange your food in a traditional style that is effective for travel and also makes for a great social media post if that’s your type of thing. After this class, you should have the skills to explore different types of donburi. You will be given a booklet of recipes to continue your learning and experimenting at home.
Highlights of the Kaisen Don – Sashimi Rice Bowl Cooking Class:
- Cozy environment
- Session held in English
- Learn how to cut a whole fish and taste
- Family friendly experience
- Booklet of recipes to take home with you
Schedule of Kaisen Don – Sashimi Rice Bowl Cooking Class:
- Mini introduction to healthy cooking
- Cutting fishes for sashimi
- Preparing the rice bowl
- Plating and table arrangement
- Enjoy the meal with the class
Located in Tokyo, 7-minute walk from Shin-koenji Station of Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line. Travel time takes 10 minutes from Shinjuku station to Shin-Koenji station. A detailed map will be provided after signing up for the class.
Nearby attractions to the place:
The class is located near Koenji, famous for alternative youth culture and has the most second-hand clothing stores in Tokyo. This area is also home to 12 temples and shrines as well as 3 parks around the area. Though it is not in the bustling area of Tokyo, it is also nice to walk around and explore small shops, restaurants, and bars around the area. Just 5 stops away via Tokyo Metro is Shinjuku, a major commercial area in Tokyo full of shopping malls and restaurants.
Additional Notes from the Organizer:
- Meeting point will be at the seven-eleven outside the station.
- Upon booking you can expect a confirmation within 24 hours. Once confirmed, present your booking information at the event place.
- Children under 6 years of age will not be charged for this experience.