Food of the Seasons - Japanese homemeal cooking

Cooking class in Kita-ku, Kyoto
Opening at 11:00
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A lovely couple from Hawaii took The Tofu cooking class. I had Hawaian guests in my cooking lessons three times this year and learned a lot about their culture, language and the beautiful landscapes there!


a year ago
Haruko is a wonderful host & an excellent cook. She adjusted her menu to go along with my request. The dishes were delicious and recipes were easy to follow. I would go to her class again to learn more from her. I would definitely recommend her class to anyone going to kyoto.
- Helen K

Japanese home cooking class in English

Hi, I'm Haruko, a veteran home chef and former Japanese language teacher. 
I teach Japanese home meal cooking to tourists in English at my home in Kyoto.
Guests can learn how to make healthy Japanese dishes which can be easily replicated at their own home.

The number of guests I can afford in each lesson is from 1 to 5. The lesson atmosphere is warm and relaxing like cooking with a friend. 

Choose either 1) Chirasihzushi class, 2) Tofu variation class, or 3) Okonomiyaki class. Vegetarian and Muslim-friendly options are also available. Detailed recipes written in English are provided for you to keep. 

All classes take place at my home where you can see what an ordinary city life in Japan is like. The location is in one of the tourist hubs of Kyoto – within walking distance from the Golden Temple, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine and Hirano Shrine. Arashiyama is also easy to access.

Starting time of a lesson is either 11:00 or 17:00. A lesson usually takes 4 hours. 

For inquiry and booking, please email to Booking and payment by credit card is requested to be done at least 48 hours prior to the starting time of the lesson.

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〒603-8315 京都府
平野八丁柳町68-1 サニーハイム金閣寺201

Opening Hours

Mon:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tue:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wed:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Thu:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Fri:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sat:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sun:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
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