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Well-balanced BENTO (lunch box) Cooking Class

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    What to Expect
    At the beginning of this class, choose your favorite lunch box and wear the original kimono style apron.

    Cooking starts from making traditional Japanese stock 'Dashi'. After that, you make seven basic Japanese dishes often eaten at home, using Wagyu (Japanese beef), shrimp, salmon, egg, squash and mushroom, green vegetable, also make triangular rice balls.  

    In this experience, you acquire various cooking techniques such as frying, grilling, simmering and marinade. In addition, after practicing to make triangular shapes using plastic molds, you complete two rice balls. When all the dishes are completed, please try packing in a lunch box with fresh vegetables! Your instructor advises on an attractive pack way.

    At the end, place the dishes, along with chopsticks and let's say “Itadakimasu”! Please enjoy the meal you made served with the complimentary Miso soup.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Location: Sakura Cook, 1-16-16 Minamihorie ZEPHYROS Minami-horie 304, Nishi, Osaka 550-0015 Osaka Prefecture
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    Departure Point
    Sakura cook, ZEPHYROS Minami-horie 304 南堀江1丁目16-16 西区, 1丁目-16 南堀江 西区 大阪市 大阪府 550-0015, Japan
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All the ingredients for Lunch/Dinner
    • Miso soup
    • Green tea
    • All kitchen utensils
    • Printed recipe
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Sakura Cook
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 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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    Reviewed 6 June 2019 via mobile

    Very patience instructor taught me all the skills. Can't wait to practice at home! Good ingredients and I really loved the egg roll!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank ML R
    Sakuracook, Owner at Sakura Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2019

    Thank you for the nice reviews and photo! You made all dishes well, not just egg roll omelet. If you make your own Bento at home, please introduce a photo! Hope you will soon be back in Japan with your family.

    Reviewed 14 May 2019

    Fumi took us through a delicious and varied Bento making course. We made several different dishes including how to make rolled omelette tomago and Dashi broth from scratch! Fumi introduced us to some Japanese cooking techniques and was very friendly and helpful. The end result...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Willywallygully
    Sakuracook, オーナー at Sakura Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2019

    Thank you for posting reviews and photos! The important point in the Bento class is not only learning a lot of techniques but also the final presentation. You were able to pack a lot of food in a Bento box very beautifully. Delicious and beautiful...More

    Reviewed 14 May 2019

    Can see myself making everything I learned here. Fumi seemed to take joy in teaching us, and was on the ball with the class organisation and gave close and patient instruction. We learned lots of techniques that made simple recipes work really well. I especially...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank aleechaychay
    Sakuracook, マネージャー at Sakura Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2019

    Thank you for the lovely review! The Bento-class recipe is very simple, but the combination of traditional Japanese soup stock and simple seasoning has a lot of potential. You have already mastered the basic recipe, so change the balance of the seasoning and try new...More

    Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

    In this course you will learn on how to make a basic japanese lunch, you will discover that they are very easy and also very portable (which is a big plus for my everyday life). You will learn how to make 2 type of onigri,...More

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    Sakuracook, オーナー at Sakura Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2019

    Thank you for your participation in the Bento class. I am delighted to have enjoyed my first Japanese cooking experience. Add seven dishes made in this class to your repertoire!

    Reviewed 5 January 2019

    We made 7 dishes with Tami & Fumi! My family (3 teenagers) enjoyed the class very much and it was very tasty. We will be trying to cook 3 of the items at home this weekend!

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank DahliaFarm
    Sakuracook, オーナー at Sakura Cook, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

    Thank you for participating in our Bento class on the last day in Japan. You have completed all the dishes perfectly! How was the dishes made back to Hawaii? Please continue enjoying Bento recipes with your family.

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    • Duration: 2h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Japanese
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