Japanese Dashi(Japanese soup stock) and 3 types of Onigiri(Japanese rice ball) Lesson

Welcome to this online "traditional Japanese cuisine" cooking class.
In this class, you will learn about Dashi (Japanese soup stock), and a how to use it for your dishes.
You will also learn and how to make  Onigiri(Japanese rice ball) by yourself with some techniques.
Dashi is Japanese unique soup stock, which brings out the flavor of the ingredients. Dashi creates a taste called “umami”, and it’s the core of Japanese food.

Onigir is a famous Japanese food made from white rice formed into triangular or cylindrical shapes and often wrapped in Nori seaweed. The name "onigiri" comes from the verb "nigiru" which means "to press and shape with hands." Onigiri can be the essential food of the picnics, a satisfying little snack for Children, lunch for workers etc....

 <Menu>
・3 Types of Onigiri(Rice ball )
・Miso-soup (Dashi from scratch)

・Agedashi Tofu(Deep fried Tofu)

*Vegan, Vegetarian menu is available!

Character Bento(Charaben) Class

Are you interested in Japanese Kawaii culture?
Then let`s cook and enjoy together!

Bento is a single-portion take-out or home-packed meal common in Japanese.
Kyaraben (aka Charaben) is short for Character Bento.
It is a bento lunch, the food is arranged in elaborate styles to look like popular characters, portraits, plants, animals etc.

You will learn some techniques of how to make Charaben in this class.

Highlights:
1.Follow along with a detailed demonstration from your friendly online instructor and create bento box artwork!
2.Use a variety of tools and ingredients to build your cute character design.
3.Find out about kyaraben and bento box lunch culture in Japan

Inclusions: 
A 1.5-hour online cute character bento cooking class
Recipes (will be provided before the class)

Exclusions: 
Ingredients for creating your own kyaraben bento box
Cooking tools

Meeting Point and Meeting Time:
This cooking class will be held online. I will send you the ZOOM for our class in advance.

*Please note that the time listed is in JST (Japan Standard Time).

Please prepare the following ingredients for this class:
I will send you the ingredients list once we discuss for the menu.

*Vegan , Vegetarian is available.

Please feel free to ask.

 

 

Fried Chicken Donburi with Kakitama-jiru(thick egg-drop soup)

 

Welcome to this online  Chicken  Donburi making experience, an activity that is easy and uses accessible and reasonable ingredients via an online video chatting platform.

Donburi is a popular dish as a lunchtime menu in Japan, and it is a perfect nutritious  menu for easy to cook and it can be completed with just a single bowl.   In this lesson, I use chicken breast rather than chicken thigh which is healthy with almost  no fat. I will teach you  useful cooking tips for how to make chicken breast  soft and juicy. 

And also I will make dericious Kakitama-jiru using Dashi stock and egg. The soft textured egg goes great with thick Dashi stock.

 I will be broadcasting this online cooking class from my home in Japan, so please note that the time listed is in JST (Japan Standard Time). After you book the class, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join me.  I will also send you a recipe, so please prepare the ingredients in advance. This online cooking class is a great activity to enjoy tasty Japanese cuisine at home and anyone can join with the ingredients.  Learn a new skill of Japanese popular dish Donburi and Kakitama-jiru

 

 


◆MENU◆

 

Chicken Donburi,  Kakitama-jiru                                                                                           

  • Meeting Point and Meeting Time: I will send you the invitation to the Zoom meeting for my class in advance.
  • Please prepare the following ingredients for this class(for 1 person)

☆For Chicken Donburi

-Approximately 150g -200g Chicken breast, -1 egg,   -1/2 Tbsp potato starch, -1 Tbsps flour , -1/2Tbsp sugar,  -1Tbsps Sake,  -1 Tbsp Mirin,  1.5 Tbsps Soya sauce,  -Vegetable oil(for fry),
- Lettuce or Cabbage,  -White radish sprouts or broccoli sprouts,  -Trefoil,  -cooked rice   -Mayonnaise,-Wasabi(as you like)
If you don’t have Mirin, it can be replaced with Sake and Sugar instead (^_-) (1Tbsp Mirin=1tsp sugar+1Tsp Sake)

☆For Kakitama-jiru

-1 Egg,  -1 tsp Dashi stock,  -1/2 tsp  Soy sauce,  -one pinch  salt,

-1 tsp Potato starch,  trefoil

  ☆For cooking utensils
pan or fryer for fry,  pot, kitchen 
knife, cutting board,  bowls, 
chopsticks.  

 

Kobe beef Tataki style with Wasabi dressing set menu

The World-famous local brand of wagyu meat “Kobe beef”
Every gourmet knows Wagyu, and it is often called the most expensive beef in the world. “Kobe beef “ is one of the high-class Wagyu beef brands in Japan being praised as cultivating the “art of meat,” raising every animal carefully and under rigorous management.  Also, Hyogo is one of Japan's food production areas. Not only Kobe beef, various vegetables, and seafood are produced including Sake and rice. It faces the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacific Ocean from the Sea of ​​Japan and is blessed with mountains, rivers, and plains.

My class offers you a healthy course cuisine cooking using Kobe beef for the main dish, Japanese style seasonal salad, Savory egg custard, two kinds of side dishes, soup, and dessert, provided with freshly cooked rice. I use ingredients that focus from Hyogo prefecture as much as I can. It is simple cooking but gorgeous! You will learn about well-treated tasty, beautiful, healthy Japanese cuisines and come to learn about Japanese home tableware. I am sure you will enjoy it.

Tataki is unlike roast beef.  you can enjoy the sweetness of the meat just baking the surface of the beef, and it goes well with Wasabi sauce.

 

◆menu◆

  • Kobe beef Tataki (Seared beef with Wasabi sauce)
  • Goma-ae(seasonal green vegetables seasoned sesame sauce)
  • Chawanmushi( savory egg custard)
  • Cooked rice
  • Miso soup
  • Kanten dessert (Matcha and brown sugar syrup jelly made with plant based gelatin)

Kobe beef Bifukatu(Deep-fried crumbed beef )set menu

The World-famous local brand of wagyu meat “Kobe beef”
Every gourmet knows Wagyu, and it is often called the most expensive beef in the world. “Kobe beef “ is one of the high-class Wagyu beef brands in Japan being praised as cultivating the “art of meat,” raising every animal carefully and under rigorous management.  Also, Hyogo is one of Japan's food production areas. Not only Kobe beef, various vegetables, and seafood are produced including Sake and rice. It faces the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacific Ocean from the Sea of ​​Japan and is blessed with mountains, rivers, and plains.

My class offers you a healthy course cuisine cooking using Kobe beef for the main dish, Japanese style seasonal salad, Savory egg custard, two kinds of side dishes, soup, and dessert, provided with freshly cooked rice. I use ingredients that focus from Hyogo prefecture as much as I can. It is simple cooking but gorgeous! You will learn about well-treated tasty, beautiful, healthy Japanese cuisines and come to learn about Japanese home tableware. I am sure you will enjoy it.

 

🍽Bifukatu is one of the local speciality of Kobe,  it is a tender beef fried with Crispy batter.         

 

◆menu◆

  • Bifukatu(deep-fried  Crumbed beef)vegetables added as a relish
  • Goma-ae(seasonal green vegetables seasoned sesame sauce)
  • Chawanmushi( savory egg custard)
  • Cooked rice
  • Miso soup
  • Kanten dessert (Matcha and brown sugar syrup jelly made with plant based gelatin)

Kobe beefsteak Donburi set menu

The World-famous local brand of wagyu meat “Kobe beef”
Every gourmet knows Wagyu, and it is often called the most expensive beef in the world. “Kobe beef “ is one of the high-class Wagyu beef brands in Japan being praised as cultivating the “art of meat,” raising every animal carefully and under rigorous management.  Also, Hyogo is one of Japan's food production areas. Not only Kobe beef, various vegetables, and seafood are produced including Sake and rice. It faces the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacific Ocean from the Sea of ​​Japan and is blessed with mountains, rivers, and plains.

My class offers you a healthy course cuisine cooking using Kobe beef for the main dish, Japanese style seasonal salad, Savory egg custard, two kinds of side dishes, soup, and dessert, provided with freshly cooked rice. I use ingredients that focus from Hyogo prefecture as much as I can. It is simple cooking but gorgeous! You will learn about well-treated tasty, beautiful, healthy Japanese cuisines and come to learn about Japanese home tableware. I am sure you will enjoy it.



🍽There are lots of Donburi dishes in Japan, and it’s one of the most Popular Japanese lunch menus.  The deliciousness of the Japanese-style Kobe beef Donburi will definitely satisfy you!

◆menu◆

  • Beefsteak Donburi
  • Chawanmushi (Savory  egg custard).
  • potato salad
  • Goma-ae( Seasonal fresh green vegetables  seasoned with  sesame sauce)
  • Miso soup(Tofu and Seaweed)
  • Kanten dessert  (Matcha and brown sugar syrup jelly made with plant-based gelatin)

 

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~Kobe beef Temari Sushi(Ball-Shaped Sushi) set menu~

The World-famous local brand of wagyu meat “Kobe beef”
Every gourmet knows Wagyu, and it is often called the most expensive beef in the world. “Kobe beef “ is one of the high-class Wagyu beef brands in Japan being praised as cultivating the “art of meat,” raising every animal carefully and under rigorous management.  Also, Hyogo is one of Japan's food production areas. Not only Kobe beef, various vegetables, and seafood are produced including Sake and rice. It faces the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacific Ocean from the Sea of ​​Japan and is blessed with mountains, rivers, and plains.

My class offers you a healthy course cuisine cooking using Kobe beef for the main dish, Japanese style seasonal salad, Savory egg custard, two kinds of side dishes, soup, and dessert, provided with freshly cooked rice. I use ingredients that focus from Hyogo prefecture as much as I can. It is simple cooking but gorgeous! You will learn about well-treated tasty, beautiful, healthy Japanese cuisines and come to learn about Japanese home tableware. I am sure you will enjoy it.


🍽If you like stylish and healthy  dish to cook, I would recommend you this lesson. You could  learn  start from how to make Dashi-stock with traditional ingredients. Also, you could choose your favorite plates and decorate!

 

◆menu◆

  • Kobe beef Temari Sushi ( ball shaped Sushi)
  • Wa-salad( Japanese-style salad with sesame sauce)  
  • Yuba fry( dried soy-milk skin fry)
  • Chawan mushi ( savory egg custard)  
  • Somen(thin noodles) with  Dashi-stock Jelly
  • Miso soup
  • Kanten dessert(Matcha and brown sugar syrup jelly made with plant based gelatin)

Visit local fishshop & make beautiful Ball sushi

Afte I pick you up, we go to local fish shop to get fresh ingredients for Sushi. And then we make dashi stock called DASHI, the foundation of Japanese UMAMI, from scratch for dipping sauce of Tempra and Osumashi. Then we make beautiful ball sushi with fresh ingredients and Tempra. I will tell you about the origins of Temari sushi and other Japanese dishes or cooking. Let's make sushi and tempra with fun and eat deliciously!