cooking class

Home Cooking with Japanese Rice Farmer

Home Cooking with Japanese Rice Farmer

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:1 meal, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

In a mountainous region of Aichi Prefecture, I grew up in a "kengyo" farming family who grow rice and vegetables over many generations. I've been the main cook of the house for more than 30 years and recently started teaching international guests how to cook Japanese everyday meal with focus on fermentation. As many Japanese households cook at home, what most tourists eat in restaurants is just…
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What we’ll do

You'll learn Japanese home cuisine from a rice and vegetable farmer in mountainous region of Aichi Prefecture. We'd like you to learn about the secret of Japanese healthy diet: fermentation. Koji is a vital ingredient in fermentation and hidden in sake, soy sauce, rice vinegar, mirin, and miso - all ingredients that define Japanese food. You'll learn how shiokoji (a fermented mixture of sea…

What else you should know

Add-on option to bake gluten-free rice bread and taste it with farm-to-drink smoothies in the morning is only available for our overnight guests at "Bucolic Riverside Farmhouse with Nature"

What I’ll provide

Lunch
Japanese Green Tea
Cookware & Apron

What to bring

Long Pants & Comfortable Shoes & Hats (if you want to visit farms)

Hiroko
cooking class
€25 per person
€25 per person