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Osaka Cooking Class provided by Cooking Class YAYO

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2 adults
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Overview
Osaka is Japan’s foodie capital and it’s the ideal place to learn about Japanese cooking. During this tour, take part in a small-group cooking class and learn the secrets behind popular Japanese dishes such as ‘takoyaki’ (fried octopus balls), ‘okonomiyaki’ (savoury pancakes), and miso soup. Afterwards, sit down to enjoy a delicious homemade lunch, learn to prepare ‘matcha’ tea, and take part in an optional sake (Japanese rice wine) tasting.
Highlights
  • Small-group cooking class with a maximum of eight people
  • Hands-on class: learn to make ‘takoyaki’ and miso soup
  • Take part in an optional beer and sake tasting
  • Delicious homemade lunch with traditional ‘matcha’ tea
Important Information
Departure Point
Imazato Station, 3 Chome-15-18 Oimazato, Higashinari-ku, Osaka, 537-0012, Japan
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch or Dinner
  • All ingredients for cooking
  • English-speaking cooking instructor
  • Sake and/or beer tasting (if option selected)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers, except for age 2 years and under
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Sake/beer sampling options: Option 1 - Osaka Local sake tasting (6 different sake served in sake cup); Option 2 - Osaka local sake and beer (4 different sake served in a sake cup and 1 bottle - 330ml of Osaka local beer)
  • Please be understand contract becomes invalid if 10 minutes late.(will not be refunded)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 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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Marco F wrote a review Feb 2020
Harlow, United Kingdom10 contributions
This has been one of the highlights on my Osaka trip. Yayo is super nice and fun. She is generous with time and you can see during the lesson that great attention to details has been given. I find that cooking Japanese food is particularly fun compared to other cousines. Great
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Fong Y wrote a review Jan 2020
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Best way to learn about a culture is through food. No better way than learning how it’s made. Both kids, 8 and 10, enjoyed our time here. Learn lots and eat lots.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Rachel wrote a review Jan 2020
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It was so much fun cooking with Yayo! She is very knowledgeable about the dishes we made and very helpful! I would highly recommend! Especially as a solo traveler it was nice to be able to understand the culture of Japanese/ Osaka cuisine by making it!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Lesleigh R wrote a review Jan 2020
Virginia Beach5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful time at this cooking class! Yayo is an excellent instructor and we learned a lot about the local cuisine and traditions. Yayo’s English was very good and we felt very welcomed and comfortable during the class. All the ingredients we used for making the food
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SJKallday wrote a review Dec 2019
Brisbane, Australia60 contributions5 helpful votes
Yayo our host was very lovely and went out of her way to explain everything we were doing. I loved it! Can nightly recommend the sake and beer tasting too.
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Stephanie V
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Cooking with YAYO
Visited Osaka with a group of friends, and my Boyfriend. And we all agreed to book this Class with YAYO. One of the
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traveller_JLT
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Extremely well organised, friendly and
This class was extremely fun as the instructor was very friendly and it was just me and my girlfriend whom attended
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celial2264
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Lovely experience highly recommend
This cooking class shows you how to make some classic Japanese recipes including the all important Dashi stock that
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Mark L
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Julie & Mark Canmore , Ab Canada
This was one of our high lights on our trip to Osaka. It was well worth the money. Yayo was lovely and patient in
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Les M
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sushi
we had 5 participants--learned a lot on preparation, background and differences of foods within Japan. Yayo did a
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Jlee0725
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Make some sushi, and add in a Taiyaki!
I am quite delayed on this review, but late is better than never! This class is a blast! As a sushi-lover finally g
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micahsayles75
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Sushi Class
This is a must do when visiting the Osaka area. The three of us had a wonderful time with Yayo, who is such a great
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SFist15
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Absolute can't-miss while in Osaka!
This was SUCH a wonderful experience - every single part of it. We made a variety of different traditional Japanese
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Bryan B
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One of my top experiences in Japan!
I wish I could rate this experience as 10 stars! Yayo was such a great instructor and was extremely encouraging the
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Napperly
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Great Experience
My husband & I spent a lovely morning with Yayo in Osaka. Yayo met us at the train station as planned & we walked t
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hendy s
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Beautiful experience, amazing host
Yayo is such a kind person and a very good cooking instructor. I loved the lesson! And as added bonus it was only m
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Rob Y
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Wonderful Morning
I had wonderful morning at Yayo's cooking class. Her warm hospitality and humour, not to mention her cooking skills
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milalule
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Wonderful experience
This was a very special afternoon. Yayo and Akane were super sweet. Yayo is very professional, explains very well a
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Javier B
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An amazing and very pleasant traditional japanese cooking experience
We were very kindly received in July the whole family, six of us, adults and youngsters, at Yayos's home place in O
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JessM1235
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Cooking class
Excellent class, great food and sake and a lovely supervisor (Akane the dog). Had a great time learning the ins and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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