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Japanese Bento Box Cooking Lesson at a Private Home in Tokyo

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    What to Expect
    The class takes place in a private home located within walking distance from Meguro or Gotanda Station of the JR Yamanote Line. You will be greeted by the instructor which will start off by a brief lecture on the basic rules when making a obento box such as nutrition, color, taste, and food hygiene, followed by the order in which it should be filled.

    Next, the instructor will demonstrate how to make a versatile sauce made from simple ingredients that can be used to cook various Japanese dishes. Using this sauce, she will show you how to make at least 1 main dish 3 vegetable side dishes, a tamagoyaki (Japanese Omelette) and an onigiri rice ball. After the demonstration, you will get a chance to make your own onigiri rice balls and fill your own obento box. There is an vegetarian option for this course where the main dish (chicken) can be changed to Tofu or a vegetable.

    After the obento box is completed, there will be a tasting session served with hot or cold tea.

    Aprons and all materials for making the obento box will be provided as well as an English Recipe Sheet to take home. Everything you will learn in this class can be served not only in an Obento box but also on a dinner plate for a full course meal.
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    Departure Point
    Japan, 〒141-0031 Tōkyō-to, Shinagawa City, Nishigotanda, 3-chōme−16−3 イトーピア目黒ブランニュー
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All cooking ingredients are provided
    • Aprons
    • English recipe sheet
    • Hot or cold tea
    • Food Tasting
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Minimum age is 4
    • Children under the age of 4 are not allowed due to safety reasons
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Non-smoking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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