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Japanese Cooking in a Central Kyoto Kitchen Studio with Optional Nichiki Market Tour - Day Trip from $92


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Midori has been cooking and researching Japanese and South East Asian cuisine for over three decades and is a wealth of knowledge on Japanese cuisine. She grew up in Akashi city where she learned traditional Japanese cooking from her grandmother. In 1995, Midori decided she wanted to share her cooking skills with others and started teaching cooking classes in Kyoto. Her centrally-located cooking studio is a 'machiya', a traditional wooden townhouse found throughout Japan. Here she teaches Japanese locals about South East Asian food, and international travelers about homemade Japanese food. Midori believes sharing her passion for food is a wonderful way to connect with people and their culture! Midori will welcome guests with Japanese smoked tea and wagashi, traditional confections typically eaten with tea. She will then introduce travelers to traditional Japanese ingredients used in Japanese home cooking, such as soy sauce, mirin, sake, and miso. Then travelers will enjoy a cooking demonstration (please note this is not a hands-on class) where Midori will prepare one of three possible menus. Menu choices include: Set 1) Teriyaki Chicken Menu (teriyaki chicken, two seasonal vegetable sides, miso soup, rice), Set 2) Maki Sushi Menu (maki sushi, tamago yaki, one seasonal vegetable side, miso soup) or Set 3) Kansai Street Food Menu (okonomiyaki, takoyaki, yaki gyoza, miso soup). Midori also offers an optional market tour add-on of Kyoto's four-hundred-year-old Nishiki Market, is one of Japan's most iconic markets. Please note that the market tour takes place after the cooking demonstration; the market is about a six-minute walk from Midori's cooking studio. Midori offers Halal, Kosher and Vegan Meals as well, so please inform Traveling Spoon if you have any special dietary restrictions.

Vacation Inclusions
  • Cooking Class
  • Market Tour (optional)
  • Lunch (11am-2pm Cooking Lesson or 10:30am-2:30pm Market Tour) OR Dinner (4:30-7:30pm Cooking Lesson or 4:30-8:30pm Market Tour)

  • 3 hours Cooking Experience from $92 per person
  • Tour Options:
    • Cooking Experience: from $92 per person 
    • Market Tour: from $120 per person

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Vacation Details

Valid Date Ranges:
05/01/2019 - 12/31/2020 from $92 per person
Prices Start At: $92
Nights: 0
Air City: Featured offer is land only. Call us for low airfares from your city!
Vacation Rating: Luxury
Remarks: Pricing is per person. Children aged 5-11 are 50% off, and children 4 and under are free. Please note number and ages of children at time of booking. Please note that all experiences are private and fully customizable. If your travelers have particular preferences or dietary restrictions please note this at the time of booking. Additional terms and conditions apply.
Note: This is a DAY TOUR with no hotel accommodations included. Advertised rate is meal only; additional tour options are available and can be combined. Price may vary by date of travel, currency rate fluctuations and tour option; please inquire for the best prices for your preferred travel dates. 1-7 guests.
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