Shojin Cuisine, Japanese style vegan cooking workshop by Mari Fujii
With the basic idea and method of Shojin ryori, traditional vegan cuisine at the bouddhist temple, we will learn how to prepare the vegetables with different kinds of seasonings and various style of cooking.
It will also be a special occasion to learn directly from Mari Fujii who is the specialist of Shojin ryori and author of many books including the one in English, “Enlightened Kitchen”.
In the class, 9 dishes are made which are based on the principles of making Shojin ryori in the Buddhist temples.
・Five colors (green, yellow, red, black, and white), five flavors (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami), five cooking methods (frying, boiling, grilling, steaming, raw).
・The seasonings (shoyu, miso, vineger, salt, mirin, spices), ingredients (sesame, tofu, umeboshi, konjac…)
・You will learn the basics and also the historical background and many practical ideas.
Hello & Bonjour. I've been organising the Japanese style Shojin & vegan cooking classes in English and French with several specialists. It is my pleasure to present many differents ideas and bases with which you can continue cooking when you will be back home. The class will take place at my apartement in Kamakura, known for the historical sites (Great buddha, the first zen temple, one of the biggest shrine in Japan etc). You could also go to the beach, 7 min walk from our place.
How it works
Visit a Japanese local's home and learn to cook their specialty.
Step2 Enjoy your meal!
Eat the authentic homemade Japanese meal with your Japanese host. Take the opportunity to have a genuine conversation with a local Japanese Person.
The closest station
How to get to the station?
・From Yokohama Station: 30mins
Free pick up service
This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!
Exact location provided after booking.