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Kaminari-okoshi making (Tokiwado)

The workshop offers the chance to hand-make kaminariokoshi—a famous sweet of Edo—right in its birthplace of shitamachi Asakusa. Fresh-made rice crispies are truly exquisite!

Address

Kaminari 5656 chaya, 2-7-13 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Toky

Access

3-min. walk from Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station

Charges

2,000 yen (including ingredients, tax, and a kit for making the treat at home)

Time

30~60 minutes

reservations

Reservations required for groups of 2 or more

Languages

Japanese

Inquiries

03-3844-5656

URL

http://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/taito/spot/130422_01.html(English)

Soba making (Edo Tokyo Soba-no-Kai)

Guests make soba noodles from homegrown buckwheat with kind instructions from the instructors.。Enjoy the freshly made noodles on the spot, and take home any leftovers as a souvenir.

Address

3-24-8 Higashitateishi, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo

Access

6-min. walk from Keisei Line Keisei Tateishi Station

Charges

4,000 yen (including ingredients and tax)

Time

Approx. 150 minutes (Wednesday–Sunday 11:00– / 15:00–)

reservations

required

Languages

English interpreters available depending on the day of week

Inquiries

03-3696-5351

URL

http://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/katsushika/spot/130422.html(English)

Culinary lessons (ABC Cooking Studio)

ABC Cooking Studio offers casual, friendly one-day lessons in preparing a variety of dishes. There are 25 studios located in Tokyo and their convenient accessibility is a plus.

Address

http://www.abc-cooking.co.jp/srv/web_contents/studio/studio.php( External link ) (Japanese)

Charges

4,000~5,000yen(ncluding material and tax)

Time

Maximum 90 minutes (including material and tax)

Details

Note: Lessons in English are held only at the Tokyo Midtown studio

Languages

Japanese

URL

http://www.abc-cooking.co.jp/english/( External link )(English)

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