“UNESCO Recognized Washoku” Cooking Class

Learn how to cook your own UNESCO recognized washoku food just in 20 minutes for each dish during this traditional washoku cooking class in Tokyo.

Literally translating to “Japanese food,” washoku is the broad word that covers either Japanese cuisine in general or any Japanese-style meal. It’s a collection of traditional Japanese food that has drawn a lot of attention from the whole world, as it’s not only delicious but notoriously healthy. The significance of washoku is proven where it’s even been registered in UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

In this “UNESCO Recognized Washoku” Cooking Class, you’ll learn how to make delicious washoku dishes from scratch at a Tokyo kitchen studio in Yotsuya. You’ll learn how to make four different dishes, each of which only take 20 minutes to make, which you’ll see in a detailed demonstration with help from your instructor. You’ll also learn how to make dashi from scratch, a soup stock that is a part of the foundation of most Japanese dishes, also learning how to transform this simple element into a soup. This cooking class is a great opportunity to learn about Japanese cuisine by making it yourself. After eating your wonderful washoku you’ll have recipes to take home so that you can make this simple and healthy Japanese food anytime.

Highlights of the “UNESCO Recognized Washoku” Cooking Class:

  • Learn how to make 4 dishes of traditional Japanese washoku from UNESCO recognized recipes
  • Make a home-cooked washoku appetizer, side dish, soup, and dessert
  • Simple yet delicious, you’ll also be able to learn how to make dashi soup stock from scratch (an essential element to many dishes of Japanese cuisine)
  • With tips and traditional tools, you’ll learn delicious recipes of Japanese foods you can eat and then take home with you

Inclusions:

  • A 2.5-hour “UNESCO Recognized Washoku” Cooking Class
  • An English-speaking cooking instructor
  • Ingredients for making 4 different washoku dishes
  • Cooking tools and utensils provided
  • Recipes you can take home with you
  • Complimentary Japanese tea

Menu:

  • Okura beef roll
  • Salmon saikyoyaki (broiled salmon marinated in miso)
  • Dashiyaki tamago (Japanese-style rolled omelet)
  • Onigiri rice ball with baby sardines in sweet soy sauce
  • Dashi broth
  • Miso soup with seasonal ingredients

Exclusions:

  • Transportation fees to and from the event location

Group Size:

Maximum of 8 people.

Experience Location:

Yotsuya: A built-up neighborhood in central Tokyo, Yotsuya stretches along the main street between Yotsuya and Yotsuya San-chome subway stations. Yotsuya lies to the east of the greater Shinjuku ward, with access to university campuses, offices, and museums just outside of the city center. One of Tokyo’s older stations, Yotsuya serves as a transit hub that connects between the subway and the JR Line, dotted with restaurants and bars that serve the local salarymen and students coming and going. Yotsuya is home to the Tokyo Toy Museum and also has close access to Shinjuku Gyoen Park on the western side.

Meeting Location and Time:

This cooking class is held at a cooking studio in Yotsuya.

Address: 2-2 Yotsuya Soshin Bldg. 6F, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0004

Additional Information:

  • Upon booking, you will receive a confirmation within 24 hours. Once confirmed, present your booking information at the event place

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Monday to Sunday Mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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UNESCO Recognized Washoku Cooking Class

From: 7,700¥

160-0004 Yotsuya Tokyo
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Monday to Sunday Mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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UNESCO Recognized Washoku Cooking Class

From: 7,700¥

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