What you'll do
After we’ll walk through traditional street in Yanaka, i will invite you to my personal newly renovated kitchen, where I’ll teach you to make traditional bento boxes—single-portion home-packed meals containing a variety of different foods. I will make for Japanese typically Bento, such as, katsu ( Breaded cutlets : Chicken or Fish or Tofu), Onigiri (Rice balls). I will explain and make you some side dishs and Let's make your onigiri together. I’m also happy to accommodate vegetarian or vegan guests with tofu dishes. After we’ve completed the cooking lesson, we’ll take our bento boxes to a local park for lunch. For vegetarian (vegan) or some allergies people, I can customize the menu to suit your physical constitution or conditions. Please tell me ! ★This class is beginner level★ !!!! This experience is for understanding how to make our bento box and enjoyable to take your lunch bento box like a local so if someone more learn deeply “Japanese cuisine”, it’s better my another Washoku experience menu!!!!! ( If unfortunately it will be rain, we will take our lunch box in my office. ) Let’s make Bento box ! Arigato:)
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I’m from Yanaka originally, and worked as a private chef in France for several years, specializing in Japanese cuisine. As such, I’m passionate about food and love to share my knowledge with others. I also speak French and English. Welcome to my local area, you can feel like a local and traditional meal with place. This menu is seasonal menu during «Spring or Autumn period » Making your Onigiri and how to make your Bento box for our picnic. But if someone interesting other season, I can to do also so please contact me! Let's feel like a Japanese time :) To get a better insight of my work, you can look up my Instagram: tomok_eat_trip
All ingredients necessary. After making Bento box, we will pass one Japanese local sweet shop for your dessert
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Where you'll be
Yanaka is a district in Northern Tokyo famous for its rustic and charming ambiance. We’ll meet there, at JR Nippori train station, and then cook in my own private kitchen. Make your Onigiri together ! Later,we’ll take our bento boxes to a local park for lunch and we will pass Japanese sweet shop for your dessert. If unfortunately it will be rain, let’s eat in my office kitchen :)
Things to keep in mind
If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like your needs to be accommodated.
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Up to 5 guests of all ages can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…
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Please let me know of any food allergies. Come to your confortable shose.
Onigiri Bento making & Yanaka Tour