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Ajiwaikan December Class Information

[Cooking Class in December, 2023

Information about the December 2023 cooking class scheduled to be held at the Ajiawaikan Museum of Kyoto's food culture, a 2-minute walk from JR Tambaguchi Station.
This month's lineup includes a class taught by a Kyoto chef, a class on fish handling, a class on "easy and full meal! Vegetable-Packed Gohan" class, and even online classes. Check out the classes you are interested in and make the most of the Ajiawaikan.

1.What is Kyoto Food Culture Museum Ajiwaikan?

A museum opened in the Kyoto City Central Market, a treasure trove of food ingredients, in order to experience the splendor of traditional and creative Kyoto food culture and to revitalize the market and the region.

2.December 3 (Sun.) / How to Handle Fish Class

[The Kyoto Seafood Commercial Cooperative Association offers a hands-on fish-cutting class, in which participants are given a fish and asked to follow the instructor's instructions.
One instructor is assigned to every three to four people, and the instructor provides detailed instruction, so even first-timers can participate without worry.

Fish handling class

  • Date/Time: Sunday, December 3, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (scheduled to end at 12:00 p.m.)
    Lecturer/Kyoto Fisheries Commercial Cooperative Association
    Fish to be prepared/undecided Please note.
    Participation fee / 3000 yen
    *We will not send foodstuffs in advance as the class will be held at the Ajiawai-kan.
  • https://ajiwaikan.stores.jp/items/65321754e0a19e00560adb32

3.Thursday, December 7 / [Online] Cooking with Kyoto Vegetables! Dinner in Kyoto

Even if you are nervous about taking an online course for the first time, there is no need to worry as there is a support system that includes confirmation of receipt before taking the course.
The lecturers for this series will be from the Kyoto Ryori Meisho-kai, a group of young chefs from Kyoto's long-established restaurants. Don't miss this rare opportunity to learn the art of Kyoto cuisine from the young chefs who will lead the next generation.

Traditional Kyoto vegetables have long been loved in Kyoto. For those who want to learn more about the appeal of these vegetables, this cooking class is recommended. This time, in cooperation with the "Kyoto Hometown Products Association," participants will be taught how to cook seasonal dishes that are perfect for the current season, using an abundance of kyo yasai.

[Online] Kyoto's Hometown Products Association Collaboration: Cooking with Kyoto Vegetables! Dinner in Kyoto

  • Date/Time: Thursday, December 7, 2023, 14:00 - 16:00 to be completed
    Lecturer / Kyoto Cuisine Meseikai [Otobun] Mr. Kazutomo Kimura
    Ingredients to be sent/undecided
    Fee: 3,000 yen with ingredients sent in advance
    Online classes with simultaneous cooking and delivery of ingredients
    *A review video will be distributed after the class ends.
  • https://ajiwaikan.stores.jp/items/653219054adcc203fca46841

4.Saturday, December 16 / Easy & Full! Vegetable-rich rice -Menu with 1/2 the amount of vegetables needed for a day

Ms. Akiyasu Nishimura, an advanced professional vegetable sommelier and cookery expert, will teach a menu that is easy to prepare and allows you to eat plenty of vegetables. This class is perfect for those who are lacking in vegetables as well as for those who are beginners in cooking. A souvenir of the vegetables used in the class is also included.

Easy & satisfying! Rice with plenty of vegetables ~ A menu with half the amount of vegetables required for a day ~

  • Date/Time: Saturday, December 16, 2023, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (scheduled to end at 12:30 p.m.)
    Lecturer/Vegetable sommelier senior professional chef Akiyasu Nishimura
    Participation fee / 3000 yen
    *Comes with a souvenir of vegetables (1-2 types) used in the classroom
    *We will not send foodstuffs in advance as the class will be held at Ajiawaikan.
  • https://ajiwaikan.stores.jp/items/653219c200d7d5002d3d9e5a

5.Friday, December 22 / Kyoto cooking class at home

Yoshiko Matsunaga, the owner of Matsunaga Cooking School in Shimogamo, Kyoto, will hold a cooking class. This is a chance to learn Kyoto's home-style cooking that is perfect for entertaining.

Kyoto cooking class at home

Kyoto cooking class at home

  • Date/Time: Friday, December 22, 2023, 13:00 - 15:30 to be completed
    Lecturer/Matsunaga cooking class Ms. Yoshiko Matsunaga
    Menu/Cooking using chestnuts (tentative)
    Participation fee / 3000 yen
    *We will not send foodstuffs in advance as the class will be held at the Ajiawai-kan.
  • https://ajiwaikan.stores.jp/items/650933226aabc30029140695

6.About reception and application for cooking class

Registration Period / Sunday, November 5, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. one week prior to the date of each class.
Application/online payment serviceSTORESApply (payment) from
Payment method: Credit card payment, PayPal, convenience store payment, bank transfer, carrier payment, Rakuten Pay
*For other details, please check each STORES page.

Kyoto Food Culture Museum / Ajiwaikan

  • Today's Economy Museum Ajiwaikan
  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo Ward Chudoji Minamicho 130 Kyoto Fruits and Vegetables Center Building 3F
  • 5 minute walk from JR Tambaguchi Station
  • Tel.075-321-8680
  • https://www.kyo-ajiwaikan.com/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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