Halloween Temari Sushi

Hi! Thank you for visiting!
I teach English to Japanese children and give them cooking lessons in English as well.
They enjoy seasonal events through cooking.
Halloween is one of the most exciting events for children.
What are you going to do for Halloween?
Are you interested in making Jack-O'-Lantern of  Temari Sushi?
Temari Sushi is bite-sized vinegared rice topped with some ingredients you like.
In this lesson, you'll make a Halloween version of Temari Sushi; Jack-O'-Lantern, a mummy, and a ghost. It's really fun, and it should be such an interesting experience for all ages, especially for children. Why don't we enjoy Halloween together with the Japanese sushi? Children are welcome, too! 
 

 

Temari Sushi

Thank you for visiting!  In this cooking class, you can learn a unique way of making sushi. Temari Sushi is pretty ball-shaped sushi on which various ingredients such as vegetables, eggs, fish fillets are colorfully put. It's easy to make and looks very gorgeous! If you take it to a party, it will definitely attract people, and it would look great on Instagram, too.

In this lesson, you will learn how to make "sushi rice", which is also used for other kinds of sushi. Once you learn it, you can arrange the toppings as you like. I hope you'll enjoy creating your original Temari Sushi!

Gardening like pressed sushi of hors d'oeuvre

Gardening like pressed sushi of hors d'oeuvre

Kakinoha-sushi is a kind of pressed sushi and a local special cuisine in Nara prefecture. We put sliced and pickled mackerel (or other fish) over a piece of sushi rice, and then rolled it in a persimmon leaf.

In Nara, we make Kakinoha-sushi as a special meal for summer festivals.

“ Melati Jasmine Cuisine, SangoNara” is one of a cooking class in  Washocook association.

Through this lesson, I can show how to cook an “Arranged Kakinoha-sushi” to the foreign people who are interested in exchanging with local Japanese people.

The dish can contain ingredients which are available in your own country. ,

We call it〝Gardening like pressed sushi of Hors d'oeuvre″.

As a starter, it is made for one bite size, and is decorated with vegetables and fruits gathered from garden.

It looks colorful and also has Japanese taste and capture Japanese atmosphere.

It's a very suitable dish to serve for pot luck party !

MISO: What? Why? How?

Welcome to this online "MISO What? Why? How?" class

Highlight:

Have you ever eaten MISO ?  Have you ever bought MISO ?

For many people, not only foreigners but also Japanese, MISO is mostly used for MISO soup.

So, after purchasing one package of MISO, you may leave it in the back of the refrigerator.  Or you may be afraid of purchasing one package, as you think it can not be used up.

MISO is too good to waste!  In this class, I will explain WHAT is MISO, WHY is MISO recommended, and HOW MISO can be fully utilized in your daily diet.

For the first 15 minutes, I will explain WHAT is MISO (ingredients, various types, taste difference etc.)  and WHY is MISO recommended (nutirients, health benefits etc.).

Then for next 45 minutes, let's make a few recipes with MISO.

You may see following pictures and can pick up what you want to try.  All of them are very easy!

Or if you have any ingredients which you want to cook with MISO, please let me know in advance, so I can prepare your own recipe and share it in the class.

Or I will introduce 4 recipes which can be cooked with ordinary ingredients.

Inclusion:
1 hour online class. Recipe will be provided before the class.
Exclusions:
Ingredients and seasonings for the class
Meeting point and Meeting Time:
This class will be held online.  ZOOM URL will be provided via mail in advance.

Vegan Style Japanese food

You may think Japanese food is difficult to make?

Why don't I teach you easy Japanese style cooking and if you wish we can make a vegan style Japanese food?

I am a qualified Japanese Vegan Cooking advisor!

Of course, if you love meat then we can use real meat as well.

Feel free to request what you want to make!

Looking forward to cooking together.

Warm regards

Meg

Character Bento making!

Let's enjoy your favorite character's bento making!

You may think so hard to make bento making.

However, everyone is the same with the start point!

Why don't you open up your mind and feel free to join this fun character bento making class of mine?

We can start from very easy characters and eventually you can complete the whole course!

If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact me!

Looking forward to making cool looking bento with you in the near future!

Warm regards

Meg

 

Online Soy-sauce Ramen and Char-siu pork

Welcome to this online syoyu ramen making experience from Nagoya City, which is located in the middle of Japan.

Shouyu ramen is the oldest and most popular ramen for Japanese people.
You can enjoy the deliciousness of homemade soup.
We will also make char-siu roast pork and seasoned boiled egg that are especially popular as topping.

Inclusions:
1.5 hour online class recipe (will be provided before the class)

Exclusions:
Ingredients for creating your own dishes and 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 prepare following ingredients for this class:
Ramen soup: chicken drumette, dried sardines, shiitake mushroom, dried shrimps, kelp3cm, green onion, ginger, garlic, salt
Char-siu pork: boneless pork belly, boiled egg, garlic, ginger, sake, sugar, soy sauce,
Ramen: ramen noodles, green onion, soy-sauce, sesame oil, pepper

Pork Cutlet with Miso Sauce "Miso-Katsu"

3rd-step of Miso activity is "Miso-Katsu"

If you ask people from Aichi,  "What kind of sauce do you want to put on the Pork cutlet?",

Many people must answer "Miso sauce".

Miso sauce is used not only for Pork cutlet but also for Oden ,vegetables and so on.

The taste of the handmade Miso sauce is exceptional, although it depends on the taste of each household.
It's long-lasting, so why don't you make it a try?

Sprinkle a generous amount of Miso sauce on the hot Pork cutlet, the aroma of miso spread out, make you appetite.
Miso-katsu is the leading Nagoya food.

 

Inclusions:
1.5-hour online class recipes(will be provided before the class).
Exclusions:
Ingredients for creating your own dishes and 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.

 

Glten-free, Plant based Sushi

Online Gluten-free Sushi Rolls

Welcome to this online  the world's first  "Gluten-Free Sushi Roll" cooking class  At first, we 'll make broth which is made by konbu kelp. Then we'll cook rice in a pot and make gluten-free vinegar dressing  for sushi rice. Mix the broth, rice-vinegar(or apple vinegar,  sugar and salt.  After we'll make egg omelet.  Using seasonal ingredients and egg omelet for  making gluten-free  sushi rolls.  I’ll explain the ingredients and gluten-free   seasonings, share cooking tips, and provide step-by-step instruction on how to make everything with a bamboo rolling mat to sushi roll.  It's a complicated and time-consuming task, but I want you to enjoy and learn so that you can do it yourself.
<Menu> ・Sushi Rolls
                 ・Miso-Soup
                 ・White sesame pudding
                 ・Umami Broth(soup stock)

Highlights:                                                                                                                                         1. Follow along with a detailed demonstration from me, online instructor and  enjoy to make sushi rolls.                                                                                                             2. Use a bamboo rolling mat "makisu".                                                                                 3. Make sure that the soy sauce, vinegar, and wasabi paste do not contain   wheat.                                                                                                                                                 4. Make sure it is not seaweed with sesame oil.                                            Inclusions:                                                                                                                                   One hour online gluten-free sushi roll cooking class.                                       Recipes will be provided to you by a mail with a zoom invitation.

Exclusions:                                                                                                                                     All Ingredients for creating your sushi roll  and cooking tools.

Meeting Point and Meeting Time:
This cooking class will be held online. I will send a zoom invitation  by  mail with recipe attached.
Please prepare the following ingredients for this class:

When Making  sushi roll, wrap seaweed on the outside and rice on the inside. The ingredients are egg omelet, carrot, cucumber, and shitake mushroom.

INGREDIENTS for sushi rolls : Serve 1 person
・0.5cu p Rice (or 165 g cooked rice)
・1 Tbsp. Rice Vinegar(or apple vinegar) ,1/4Tbsp Sugar,  1 pinch of Salt
・1 sheet Seaweed sheet
・1/4Carrot,   1/4Cucumber,  1 piece Shitake Mushroom,1 egg for egg omelet
     (1Tbsp.Umami broth, 100ml water, 1Tbsp. Gluten-free soy sauce,
      1Tbsp.Sugar, 1Tbsp.Mirin)

ONIGIRI -Rice balls - and MISO soup Meal

Onigiri- Rice balls and Miso soup are our soul foods.
It is not too much to say that you really know Japanese foods if you cook both. We can buy both at convenience stores easily nowadays, but it is the best taste you cook at home. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please prepare the following ingredients for this class: - (1 person)
Cooked Rice  – Bonito flakes  – TUNA Flakes - DASHI (bonito) soup stock powder  – NORI seaweeds  – Mayonaise -  Water  – MISO (soybeans paste) - MIRIN– Salt  – Soy sauce –  Cabbage .-

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights:

Follow along with a detailed demonstration from your friendly online instructor and enjoy Japanese curry cooking!

 

 

 

 

 

Inclusions:
A 1.0-hour online class
Recipes (will be provided before the class)

Exclusions:
Ingredients for creating your own dish at home.

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