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Discover Japan's Traditional Flavors

Discover Japan's Traditional Flavors

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

Part cooking workshop, part multi-course meal, this experience will introduce you to the flavors at the heart of Japanese cuisine - from umami-rich dashi stock and miso to the fermented funk of traditional pickled vegetables. You will taste a variety of seasonal dishes, explore their ingredients and learn about cooking and preservation techniques that were part of daily life until a few…
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What we’ll do

Our main focus will be on the secret ingredient that gives Japanese food its unique flavor: natural fermentation. After a (non-alcoholic) welcome drink, we will start our culinary journey with a selection of seasonal appetizers. We will compare different types of miso, and learn how to use miso to easily create authentic Japanese flavors at home. We will taste several dishes that use…

What else you should know

No meat or dairy will be used. However, some of the key ingredients contain wheat, fish or other seafood, so I am unable to offer gluten-free or vegan options.

What I’ll provide

Tasting menu
All food and ingredients (5-6 dishes plus rice, soup and pickled vegetables). Japanese sake pairing or organic Japanese teas.

What to bring

Passion for food, interest in trying new flavors and ingredients, and a good appetite.

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Where you'll be

The experience will take place in our family home, a 100-year-old, traditional Kyoto house located in a quiet residential area close to Heian Shrine and Kyoto University. We have renovated the house to re-expose its old structures and give our guests a glimpse of the old life in Kyoto.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, Aug 20    From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.
$68 per person
4 of 4 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 20 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

No meat or dairy will be used. However, some of the key ingredients contain wheat, fish or other seafood, so I am unable to offer gluten-free or vegan options.
Patrick
cooking class
Discover Japan's Traditional Flavors
1 review
$68 per person
1 review
$68 per person