Kyoto: Cook Authentic Japanese Lunch in a Local Home

Product ID: 70004

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Key Details
2 hours
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English, Japanese

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a iqnformative cooking lesson in a traditional home in Kyoto
  • Get a true glimpse into local cuisine and culture
  • Learn about local ingredients and dishes
  • Enjoy a private experience in a local’s home
  • Savor an authentic Japanese meal like okonomiyaki that you helped prepare
Join your hosts Koji and Kaori for a private, traditional cooking lesson and lunch in their modern home in a quiet neighborhood just north of Kyoto’s city center. Enjoy the meal you helped prepare while discussing Japanese cultural history and heritage.
What to Expect
Meet Koji and Kaori at their home where you will be warmly welcomed into their spotless house. After settling in, you will learn to make okonomiyaki, a fun dish to prepare with a group. Together, you will mix a batter, chop the filling, and grill these tasty, savory pancakes. You'll eat the okonomiyaki and other dishes that were prepared in advance along with locally produced sake.

Your meal will include traditional dishes like okonomiyaki (a cabbage pancake filled with seafood and vegetables and topped with savory sauce and other condiments) and side dishes such as dashmaki tamago (rolled egg omelette) or yudofu (tofu hot pot), fresh salad and a bowl of miso soup. Enjoy your delicious meal while learning about centuries of Japanese culinary and cultural tradition from your hosts. Leave with a full stomach, new recipes, new friends, and an appreciation of Japanese culture. 
What's Included
  • Cooking lesson
  • Lunch (weekends only)
  • Local host
  • Recipes
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Meet Koji and Kaori at their home in North Kyoto Address: 9-3 Shimogamo Kitanonogamichō, Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan 606-0846 Directions: Koji and Kaori live a short walk from the Kitayama subway stop near Kyoto Notre Dame University. Please contact Koji for walking directions to their home. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please note, this is not a professional cooking class, rather this experience is a visit into a traditional local home to meet a local person and share the culture and cuisine together.
• Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
• Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
• Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
• A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

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Product ID: 70004