Individual Classes

Don’t have any cooking skills or want to have healthy eating habits? Through Yoshiko’s cooking classes, everyone can enjoy to cook tasty, yet healthy food meals and desserts and learn full of healthy eating tips. Yoshiko’s classes are not just cooking classes!

These classes are designed for all levels, whether you’re just starting to experiment in the kitchen or you’ve already become a master chef. 

YOSHIKO’S COOKING CLASSES Highlights: 

  • A hands-on, intimate and fun cooking experience
  •  Top quality and nutritious ingredients
  • Learn the benefits of Japanese superfoods – real key for Japanese health and slim body
  • An extensive variety of healthy cooking classes
  • Tips and ideas to have a healthy diet
  • Tasting organic Japanese tea and alkaline mineral water with the food that you cooked
  • Plant-based, vegetarian, and vegan recipes (could include meat/fish if preferred)
  • Washing dishes are NOT required like most cooking classes

When the cooking is finished, you will enjoy a complete sit-down feast of all the recipes you just prepared. Upon completion you will be ready and confident to take your newfound skills and techniques home to impress and nurture your friends and family.

Come join us, relax, and we can enjoy healthy meals together! Gift Vouchers are available for all individual cooking classes or as a package.

 

Japanese Basics

This class ranges from teaching a basic understanding of signature Japanese meals to creating exquisite cuisine.

Japanese Basics I offers an introduction to the fundamentals of Japanese home-style cooking. Upon completion of this class you will gain knowledge of the essential Japanese seasonings and basic cooking technique.

Some examples include:

  • An understanding of basic Japanese seasonings
  • How to balance each meal
  • How to cook authentic rice
  • How to make vegetarian dashi stock
  • Miso soup (using homemade dashi/powdered dashi)
  • How to cook teriyaki
  • Making goma ae ( Japanese style very traditional salad) in two ways
  • Cooking perfect tempura served with dipping sauce
  • Basic knife skills

Japanese Basics II will solidify all the basics learned in the previous course. This class offers the ability to learn Japanese cooking skills at a more advanced level, such as learning more jyobisai and the essentials of Japanese sweets.

Some examples include:

  • Cooking eggplant dengaku (two types of miso sauce)
  • Agedashi tofu (using nori as garnish)
  • Daikon and umeboshi salad
  • How to prepare traditional sweet rice dumplings

Japanese Advanced is the final instalment in the Japanese Basics course. It follows up all the cooking skills and techniques taught previously; here you will learn the complex and finer side of Japanese home-style cooking.

Some examples include:

  • How to make tofu from soybeans
  • Cooking kakiage served with matcha green tea salt
  • Shiroae – spinach, konnyaku and carrot with tofu, miso, sesame dressing
  • Matcha sweets

Japanese Classics

Master these iconic Japanese dishes and you won't need to eat out or order in again!

In our unique sushi class you will learn how to create healthy sushi using Japanese superfoods – all the skills from making sushi rice to mastering the inside out roll. With this detailed 2 hour hands on workshop you will be ready to host your own sushi dinner party for all your friends.
Some of the things we will learn include:

  • Thin roll
  • Thick roll
  • Inside out roll
  • Nigiri

It is not only learning how to roll but also how to make tasty filling such as tempura.
You will finish the class with freshly made sushi, miso soup and matcya green tea.


Our gyoza class offers a classic Japanese lunch set of gyoza, rice balls, seaweed salad and soup. Here you will learn some essentials for a lunch that will make any Japanese person happy. This class will have you pleating gyoza like a professional in no time!

Some of the things we will learn include:

  • How to correctly fold and pleat gyoza
  • How to correctly cook gyoza
  • How to freeze gyoza
  • Two types of gyoza dipping sauce
  • Basic rice balls
  • How to make an instant seaweed soup
  • How to make seaweed salad with Japanese style dressing
  • Completing the class with yummy lunch and matcha green tea

Our ramen class offers a 101 course in making everyone’s favourite noodle dish with Japanese superfoods. This class has a seasonal menu and the type of ramen or vegetables is subject to change. From thick, warm miso broth to sparkling shoyu broth ramen, come and enjoy delicious vegan ramen!

Some of the things we will learn include:

  • How to make miso based broth
  • How to make shoyu based broth
  • Plant based ramen toppings
  • The trick to egg-free ramen noodles

*type of broth depends on season


Make ALIVE and yummy organic miso with ease!

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Most miso are DEAD and real miso is ALIVE?
  • Most Japanese restaurants serve miso soup using DEAD miso and MSG?

But don’t worry! This class is you are going to get to learn how to make TRADITIONAL and ALIVE miso which has much more nutrients and most importantly, very tasty!

WHAT’S ON THE MENU!

  • Learn what miso is, various types of miso and why miso is good for you
  • Learn how to make organic ALIVE miso – easy and failure free way!
  • Learn what to expect after making miso
  • Cook yummy, easy and healthy dishes using miso and other Japanese superfoods for your lunch
  • Take home freshly made miso to enjoy later on

Together we will start our own batch of miso from soybeans, and talk about how these soybeans will become a delicious, unpasteurized, organic, nutrient rich superfood. This class is to help demonstrate and ease the minds of those who may worry about mold or imperfections in the miso as it ferments. You will also learn troubleshooting of any issues with your own batch. We will be conveniently offering all ingredients necessary for your own organic miso for sale after the class so you can make it at home straight away! Lunch included.


Japanese Superfoods

Use Japanese Superfoods to help you with your goals for weight-loss and health or to assist in ageing well. This class teaches Western Style cooking using Japanese Superfoods so it is perfect for those looking to incorporate Japanese Superfoods into their everyday lives

Eat your way to weight loss! Here we will create a high fibre and low calorie, balanced meal, using Japanese superfoods to burn fat while staying positive towards each meal.

This includes:

  • Healthy recipes that are perfect for weight loss – for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks & snacks
  • Meal replacements for weight loss

Be your own weight-watcher; cook your way to a slimmer and healthier life!


Eating for beauty; ageing well means to eat well. In this class we will be cooking with Japanese Superfoods that will keep you beautiful inside and out. With anti-ageing properties that will create radiant, soft and supple skin, these superfoods will help to decrease and ease wrinkles.

Just a few of the topics we will cover include superfoods that:

  • Promote elasticity and moisture in your skin
  • Aid the production of collagen
  • Promote healthy hair

Join me to boost your beauty from the inside out with clean eating and nutritive knowledge for natural beauty! You won’t just look younger and more beautiful, you’ll feel it too!


Ward off diseases and live a longer, healthier and happier life. The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison. Let’s heal ourselves while we eat. From superfoods to medicinal foods, you will discover the ways of healing and macrobiotic eating. This class covers:

  • Cleansing our blood
  • Preventing illness
  • Macrobiotic home remedies for common symptoms of the flu, sore throat, and stomach upset
  • Boosting our immune system
  • Optimising our digestive system
  • Fermentation, containing probiotics and prebiotics

Join us in maintaining optimal health with Japanese superfoods and macrobiotic eating!


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