Year round (excluding New Year period, and irregular holidays). Lunch and Dinner Courses available.

Local Cuisine Cooking Class -Vegan Friendly-

〜Shopping At A Popular Local Supermarket And Local Cooking Class Tour With A Private Host Family〜


The tour starts with a trip to the local supermarket to buy food.
One attraction is to see the unique local ingredients and products found in local supermarkets. If you find Japanese ingredients you have never seen before, ask questions.
The participants purchase the ingredients that are in season at that time and cook three different dishes including “Shiso Rolls with Eggplant and Miso,” a dish commonly eaten locally.
After cooking, you will sit around the table with the instructor. In addition to Japanese, Chinese and simple English are available.


What’s Included

-Shopping for ingredients at a local supermarket and cooking classes focusing on local cuisine
-food expenses



10:30(Day course)/16:00 (Evening course)

Meet at Kitayama House.

Explore the local supermarket and buy ingredients.

11:15(Day course)/16:45 (Evening course)

Cooking begins – Learn how to cook 3 different kinds of food.

Start with learning how to make perilla-wrapped miso eggplant.

The other dishes will differ depending on the season.



13:00(Day course)/18:30 (Evening course)


Eat the food that has been made.



14:00(Day course)/19:30 (Evening course)

End of tour! 

Head home with a full stomach.





Kitayama House
3.5 hours
2-4 people
11,000 yen
Sign-up Deadline
Please apply at least 10 days prior to the desired date of the experience.
Cancellation Policy
Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee.
Two days prior: 20%
Day before: 30%
On the day: 100%

**The booking will be automatically cancelled if you do not arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes after the start time.**
If the minimum number of participants is not met the event will be cancelled.


Basic Plan

Price 11,000 yen

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