Traditional Japanese food is collectively known as washoku. ... Washoku is written in kanji characters as 和食. The first character, 和 (wa), which means Japan or Japanese, also represents harmony, and the second character 食 (shoku) means food or to eat. Washoku is listed in World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage.
If you like Japanese food, this group is for you !!
We host cooking class, demonstration by chef, Japanese grocery shopping tour, foods talk and more.
“I am vegetarian, can’t eat sushi”. Not worry, we have famous Shojin Ryori – someone called this “ Art of Japanese vegetarian Cuisine” – and sushi without fish. How about Tofu Dengaku ?
“I want to learn how to make sushi “. Yes, our chef can teach you how to choose fresh fish and make sushi, hand roll.
You can try formal Japanese Tea Ceremony as well.
In addition, we will feature seasonal cuisine such as foods for New Year (Osechi Ryori), hot pot (Nabe)for winter, cold noodle and Soba salad for summer.
Most of you know that making stock is basic for any cooking.
If you are interested to cook Japanese home style food, we can help you.
Dashi is a Japanese soupstock, and it is a fundamental in many Japanese dishes. Dashi can be made from kombu (dried kelp), katsuobushi (dried and smoked bonito/skipjack tuna that is shaved into thin flakes or a combination of all or two of them.
Also vegetarian soup stock (mushroom, garlic, carrot, celoly, cabbage) is available.
Our chef Daisuke will demonstrate how to cook some of popular Japanese dishes using dashi packet. We use soup stock powder so its easy to make at home. you will receive some sample to take home to enjoy cooking !
- How to make Dashi, you have a chance to taste different Dashi stock
- How to cook Kenchinjiru (Japanese Root Vegetable Stew with
Chicken or without chicken)
- Spinach Ohitashi (Japanese style Spinach Salad)
- Dashimaki Tamago (Japanese style omelette, which is made by rolling
together several layers of cooked egg.)
- Spinach Ohitashi
- Sansai Soba (Soba w/ Mountain Vegetable)
- Takikomi Gohan (Japanese rice dish seasoned with dashi ) with
Q & A Session
Chef Daisuke will answer your questions
If you are vegetarian, please let us know when you RSVP to accommodate your needs.
We ask you to pay in advance for this type of event to reserve spot at restaurant and cost for foods. When you RSVP, you will be notified payment options.