Taste of Japan

Learn how to make typical izakaya food!

About this experience

Izakaya is a casual Japanese bar which serves small plates of food to be enjoyed with an alcoholic beverage, usually an ice-cold Japanese beer! 

In this cookery class you will learn some typical izakaya dishes so you can recreate the experience at home. 

Techniques you will learn:

  • How to marinade and thread yakitori.

  • How to pane a pork cutlet.

  • How to make your own Japanese curry spice blend. 

  • How to make sticky rice. 

  • How to make an authentic tempura batter. 

  • Hints and tips on how to deep fry.

Full recipes including ingredients and method are provided for you to take home to add to your repertoire so you can keep on cooking them time and time again.

  • Chicken yakitori

  • Pork tonkatsu

  • Vegetable tempura (chef demonstration)

What you will take home:

There is a tasting session after each class where you have the chance to sample the tutor’s version of each dish.

Please note that you will need to bring a couple of sizeable (minimum 1L) food storage containers to take your food home in, we will provide all other equipment and ingredients.

We use induction hobs at the cookery school so if you have a pacemaker fitted please get in contact with us when you have booked to let us know so we can adapt our equipment to meet your needs. 

Refreshments are provided throughout, on all of our classes.

Before booking this class please familiarise yourself with our cancellation policy, especially if you are booking on the behalf of another person.  

Cancellation Policy