Japanese kitchen ware
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“Kasu-age” : Mesh skimmer
Ton-Jiru (pork and vegetable soup)
Yuka’s Table : vol.23
Dinner: Kayaku Mixed Rice, Pickled Cucumber and Turnip with Shio-Koji, Tofu and Wakame Seaweed Miso Soup, Sauteed Vegetables and Chicken and Celery Salad.
Tokyo Cooking Class in English: “YUCa’s Japanese Cooking”
YJC is a Japanese home cooking class in TOKYO!
The BEST souvenir from Tokyo, JAPAN!!
● Local Supermarket Tour
● Visit Tokyo modern style home/spacious Kitchen studio
● Perfect activity for foodies and cooking lovers
● Perfect for single, family and group travelers
● Fun and Informative Hunds-on class
● Variety of courses of Japanese Home Cooking beyond Sushi and Tempura
● Sending email newsletter for more updates and tips! *After taking the class
What 5 STAR things we offer:
- 1. Local Supermarket Tour
One of our popular venues is a local supermarket tour! We’ll take you to the local supermarket after the class and explain the Japanese ingredients including seasonal vegetables and seasonings. We recommend you join our class at the early stage of your itinerary.
- 2. EASY & SIMPLE Recipes and Techniques
Most of the recipes are designed as easy & simple so that you can recreate at your home many times. (This is our mission!) You can also learn traditional Japanese cooking techniques in the class.
- 3. Lecture about the introduction of Japanese cuisine
We will have a small lecture about the introduction of Japanese cuisine.
Not only the concept of Japanese cuisine but you will also learn table setting/manners etc.
*All recipes/texts are written in English.
- 4. Home Visit & Local Atmosphere
We’ll invite all our guests to our real home and show you the Japanese kitchen, equipment etc.
You will see how we live here in Tokyo. Come and check it out!
We are located in the center of Tokyo but you can also enjoy the local atmosphere (i.e. the last streetcar in Tokyo, Public bath, The amusement park which has the slowest roller coaster in Japan etc).
- 5. Continuing Study of Japanese Cooking, Culture & Lifestyle
For all the guests (who gave us your email address), we will send an email newsletter. This newsletter will help you to foster your interest and knowledge of Japanese cooking, culture and lifestyle. We sometimes do giveaways! Enjoy!
How to book the class?
Go to Class Schedule page and check if the class date is open.
Click your date and follow the instruction of “How to book” in the same page.
*If you want to try other class, go to All Classes page and fill the form to send your request to us.
*If you are a large group (more than 7 guests), please contact us from here.
Here are class photos from YUCa’s Japanese Cooking!
YUCa’s Japanese Cooking : Photo Gallery
For more class photos, please check here!
YUCa – Home Cooking Chef / Recipe Creator / Author
Coming from a family of farmers, she grew up consuming local grown food from northern part of Japan. Worked as a food writer in Toronto (CANADA) and New York (US), she came back to Tokyo and worked at a fermented food & vegetarian/vegan cuisine restaurant. Currently offers Japanese cooking classes mainly in Tokyo and teaches healthy cooking for guests from all over the world while creating more recipes. Published the “YUCa’s Japanese Cooking ~The first cookbook by YUCa~” (only in English) in April, 2019. A mother of son and two toy poodles.
親戚に農家が多く、幼少の頃から東北地方の地産地消の食材を食べて育つ。2009年からはトロント（カナダ）とニューヨーク（アメリカ）でフードライターとして活躍。帰国後は発酵食・玄米菜食レストランで働きながら料理を独学。現在、YouTubeや海外メディアを中心にレシピ提供や日本文化を紹介する。東京のプライベートキッチンでは、日本家庭料理教室を主宰。2019年4月、初の料理本『YUCa’s Japanese Cooking ~The first cookbook by YUCa~』(英語版)を出版。1児・犬2匹の母でもある。
~ Connect Japan and overseas countries through the Japanese Food & Lifestyle ~
The BEST Cooking class & Workshop in Japan by International travelers 2019 (by TripAdvisor)
Certificate of excellence 2019
The BEST Cooking class & Workshop in Japan by International travelers 2018 (by TripAdvisor)
The Top3 Activity and tours in Japan by International travelers 2018 (by TripAdvisor)
Certificate of excellence 2018
Certificate of excellence 2016
Certificate of excellence 2015
Certified Sushi Decorator
Food Education Specialist
Food Sanitation Supervisor
Fermented Food Specialist
Message from YUCa
Dear Cooking Lovers,
Thank you for visiting this site!
I am happy to know that you are interested in learning Japanese home cooking.
Have you ever thought that you would like to cook Japanese home meals at home ?
(You can do it with YUCa! )
You can experience HOME VISIT and COOK Japanese Home Meals here in Tokyo, JAPAN!
I started my cooking class to introduce Easy, Healthy and Delicious Japanese Home Meals.
When I was living in abroad, I found many Japanese restaurants didn’t serve the Japanese home meals that we eat here in Japan.
That’s how YJC was established!
YJC introduces Easy, Healthy and Delicious Japanese home meals that you can cook at your home many times.
We invite all of you to our private kitchen located in the center of Tokyo. Contact us anytime you want to learn or whenever you are hungry. It’s also easy access to major sightseeing spots. After the class, it’s time to discover what you learned in the class and enjoy more TOKYO & JAPAN!
Come and join us! You’ll definitely feel the Japanese lifestyle!
Looking forward to meeting many of you!!
Eat well & Have a lovely day!