Japanese tea ( top) Walnut Matcha Chocolate Fondant and Mitarashi Dango (bottom)

This six-class course is intended for those with little or no knowledge of the basics of Japanese cooking. It will cover all of the basics of cooking Japanese home-style meals. Each class will consist of a discussion about the history, and nutritional and culinary aspects, of the given topic, and instruction in the preparation of related dishes.

Class 3: May 9, 12 noon Basics of Tea and Traditional Japanese Sweets, with preparation of traditional Japanese sweets, a dessert made with green tea, and instruction in how to prepare Japanese tea.

Fresh Vegetables and Miso Dip and Nikujaga (top) Temarizushi (bottom)

Class 4: May 9, 5:00PM Basics of Key Seasonings, with preparation of dishes using the key seasonings including temarizushi.

main_dashiClass 5: May 16, 12:00 noon Basics of Soup Stock, with instruction in how to prepare soup stock, dishes made with soup stock, and make tempura udon from scratch.


main_komeClass 6: May 16, 5:00PM Basics of Rice, with instruction in how to cook rice, and prepare dishes, including onigiri, and make obento.


Participation fee: 3500 yen per class

Location: Class 3-4 will be held in Yanaka (Taito-ku) at a location convenient to both the Chiyoda Subway Line and the JR Yamanote Line. Details will be provided to those who register for the class.

Classes5-6 will be held at Arisu Iki-iki Plaza (4-6-7 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku 106-0047 [In Japanese: 〒1106-0047港区南麻布4丁目6番7号]

This class will be taught by Chef Machiko Tateno.

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