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This class is based on this idea of learning the way of life that locals lead and learning about the dishes that are specific to that region. This cooking class will allow you to feel how locals live by first escaping from the big city of Takayama to the rural Hida Furukawa. When you arrive, you will enter a local’s house that will host your cooking class. You can learn how to make local food and ask questions about not only food but also locals’ lives and culture.The concept of this cooking class is designed for guests to experience the lives and culture of locals in the Hida Takayama area.
This cooking class begins by escaping from the hustle and bustle that is Takayama to Hida Furukawa. You will then enter a local host’s beautiful home where the class will be held. You can learn how to make local food and ask questions about not only food but also regarding the locals’ lifestyle and culture. The lecturer is not a professional chef but experienced home cook who is passionate about food and speaking English. Having lived in Australia, she speaks English well, making it easy for the guests to enjoy communicating with the lecturer. The class size is limited to 6 people in order to make sure to keep a personalized experience.
During class, all recipes and ingredients will be handed out to the guests so that the guests can recreate it.
The class will usually have the following menu:
- 2 side dishes
- 1 main dish
- Miso soup
- Rice steamed with vegetables
*Menu is subject to change