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Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Kamakura

Kamakura, Japan

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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Overview

Skip dinner in a restaurant and try your hand at cooking UNESCO-listed Japanese cuisine during this 2.5-hour cookery lesson in a local Kamakura home. Under the guidance of a local resident, you’ll learn to prepare dishes from either ‘washoku’ or ‘shojin’ (vegetarian) cuisines before feasting on the fruits of your labor. Choose to make dishes including shouga-yaki (ginger pork), ton-jiru (pork miso soup), tofu steaks, and vegetable chowder. Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to five food lovers.
  • 2.5-hour Japanese cookery lesson in a local Kamakura home
  • Master basic techniques of the UNESCO-listed washoku or shojin cuisine
  • Choose to create dishes ranging from sushi rolls and ginger pork to vegetable chowder
  • Feast on the dishes created with fellow food lovers after cooking
  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Small-group experience limited to five food lovers
Main
Japanese Cuisine
Lunch or dinner
Private experience
Beverages
Gratuities
Transportation to and from house in Kamakura

Departure Point

Kamakura Station, 1-chōme-1-15 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Begin your culinary experience at the Hisagi-nishi-couji bus stop in Kamakura, where you’ll greet your guide and venture to a local home. Along the way, your resident guide reveals the fundamental principles of washoku cuisine, which has been declared a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

In advance of your class, you’ll choose from a wide range of dishes depending on your culinary preferences. Opt to prepare oyako-don (chicken and egg), tempura vegetables, sushi rolls, or shouga-yaki (ginger pork). Vegetarians can delight in tofu steak and mushroom sauce and vegetable chowder — see the Itinerary section for a full list of options.

After cooking your dishes, you’ll sit down to feast on the fruits of your labors with fellow food lovers. Your tour concludes at your original departure point.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements or food allergies at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Beauty of Japan

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Kamakura?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Kamakura.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Kamakura?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Kamakura.

Product code: 13441P7

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