The King of Condiments - Yuzukoshō

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King of condiments? Well, press and blog ravings seem to be saying just that. But even if you leave out the hyperbole, you can still gather from all that’s written about it that yuzukoshō is very versatile and takes many even non-Japanese dishes to a new dimension. Want to know more about yuzukoshō? Well come to our class! We’ll show you how to make your own and even give you some tips on how to use it. Making yuzukoshō involves grinding up a bunch of chili peppers, so you should bring a mask like the ones Japanese wear as a barrier to winter nasties and pollen. (We know some of you wouldn’t want to be caught dead wearing one of those, but you’ll be in a small group, indoors, and we won’t tell!)

Reserve a spot in this class by clicking on the RSVE button and then completing the process by sending your full name to [masked].
Reservations will be considered to have been completed when this email is received. We will send a confirmation message within 48 hours. People who click the RSVE button but do not email their full name to us will be moved to the waiting list if the class fills up and there are others who would like to join the class. Class spots will be apportioned based on the time the email with full-name information is received.

Time: Sep 19, 2016 (Mon [a national holiday]).) 12:00~16:00
Cost: 4,000 yen (Material and facility usage fee)
What to bring: Apron and something to write with
Deadline: Sep 17, 2016 (Sat.) 11:00 AM

Location: Yanaka (Taito-ku) at a location convenient to both the Chiyoda Subway Line (6 minutes from Sendagi Station) and the JR Yamanote Line (8 minutes from Nippori Station).
Details will be provided to those who register for the class.

Cancellation Policy: By the way, if you make a reservation, but later find that you cannot attend, please let us know as early as possible.

#Please note that payment of the participation fee will still be expected for a cancellation after the deadline and in the case of a simple failure to attend after making a reservation. Bank transfer details will be provided. A person who reserves a class spot, but then fails to attend, without notifying Kitchen Nippon, may be blocked from further participation. We have decided to implement this rule because we purchase materials for each class and late cancellations and no-shows result in wastage and make it difficult to hold the class fee down.

This class will be taught by Chef Machiko Tateno (

Chef Machiko Tateno ( is an expert in cooking with fermented foods, a menu consultant, and Registered Dietician. After spending seven years as a supervising dietician at a hospital, Chef Tateno attended cooking schools in Japan and Ireland -the latter, the world-renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School- to learn cooking approaches that emphasize the qualities and characteristics of ingredients. Later serving as the Executive Chef of Roppongi Nouen, Chef Tateno now focuses on home-style Japanese cooking with particular attention paid to the use of fermented foods. She develops recipes that are both delicious and easy to prepare, and has written or co-written several books on Japanese cooking.