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Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience

| Meeting point: Near JR Minami Shinjuku Station, Shinjuku 151-0053, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6321-8084
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Excellent and authentic cooking experience in Tokyo!

Kaoru is such a kind-hearted, welcoming and beautiful person, and on top of that she is an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CLGTravels
A Great Cultural Experience!

My wife and I choose this activity to have an authentic Japanese experience cooking a meal in... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
Raymond A
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Fort St. John, Canada
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You can enjoy both Japanese home cooking and chado in my class. There are 3 courses,vegetarian-friendly meal ,Japanese Style Packed lunch, basic family meal in my class. After Japanese home cooking class, I serve matcha green tea in a casual tea gathering style. In Japanese Style Packed lunch course, you can enjoy Nodate(Tea gathering at out door).
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“matcha tea” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Meeting point: Near JR Minami Shinjuku Station, Shinjuku 151-0053, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kaoru is such a kind-hearted, welcoming and beautiful person, and on top of that she is an excellent cook and instructor! She speaks very good english and provided us with a recipe handout for us to take home with us along with information about tea...More

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kjokamoto, オーナー at Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving warm and kind comment! Your message suggests new direction for me. I am glad to know that you enjoyed my cooking class. And I hope the lesson was a part of your good memories on your trip. Thank you once again....More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife and I choose this activity to have an authentic Japanese experience cooking a meal in someone's home and it was above and beyond our expectations. Kaoru-san is a wonderful host. She brought us from our hotel to her home which was located close...More

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kjokamoto, オーナー at Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hello Raymond Thank you for attending my cooking class and leaving nice comment. It is very easy to make Chicken -oyakodon. I hope that you enjoy to make Chicken-oyakodon in your kitchen. Please give my regards to your wife. kaoru

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Mrs. Kaoru was an amazing host and instructor! She put so much thought into everything: seasonal vegetables and copies of the recipes for us to keep. She also prepared Japanese scrolls, live plants and sweets that coordinated to our particular tea ceremony... the list goes...More

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kjokamoto, オーナー at Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hello T&K Thank you for leaving courteously comment. The topic about Thailand was a very interesting. I guess you are good teacher in your school. I wish you could succeed in making oyako-don at your low deck kitchen! Best regards Kaoru

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a one-to-one cooking class today from koaru san.She is so friendly to take me to and from her apartment.In this class, I have learnt one main dish: Brasied beef potatoes, two side dishes: Vegetables with sesame dressing, and Egg tofu.All are delicious, and...More

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kjokamoto, オーナー at Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Shella-san Thank you for attending my class and leaving courteously comment. I wish you could succeed in making tamago-tofu at your kitchen! Best Regards Kaoru

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I took a norimaki class with Kaoru-san in February 2017. She hosts it at her house so we met her at Shinjuku station and walked there (10 min). Her English is pretty good and we were able to understand 95%, although sometimes...More

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kjokamoto, オーナー at Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Hello Ben Thank you very much for attending my class and leaving a nice review. I hope your vacation will be great! Best regards Kaoru

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

I dropped into Tokyo without knowing a soul of this city, I was only be able to search the attraction of this city at the last mintues and finally i deceided to book this class. I can truely tell this cooking experience will never disappoint...More

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kjokamoto, オーナー at Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Hello oceanmystery2017! Thank you for participated my class. Your squid-sashimi was so beautiful. I hope you will enjoy cooking with your friend . Best regards Kaoru

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst being in Japan we decided to take a Japanese cooking class. I can honestly say that this was an absolutely incredible experience. I highly recommend Kaoru's cooking class for anyone wanting to learn authentic style Japanese food. Kaoru met us at Shinjuku station which...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Kaoru Okamoto was an excellent host and teacher. She met me at the Shinjuku train station, from there we stopped at one of the department store groceries for sweet bean treats and then walked 10 minutes to her apartment. Kaoru had recipes printed out in...More

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kjokamoto, オーナー at Matcha & Japanese Home Cooking Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Laura Thank you for your courteously comment. I had a very good time. Please let me know a recipe of apple pie some day!

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