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Ramen Cooking Class Osaka for Kids and Families
Osaka is called the kitchen of Japan and the hands on ramen experience will be your best souvenir as a family. We are Maiko Kitchen #1 rated cooking Class and a family experience venue in Osaka and. Click for our location and reviews here
Noodles are consumed daily by the majority of the population in Japan. Ramen is known throughout the world, but most people have never tried authentic ramen noodles made in the traditional manner. When you are in Osaka, learn the fascinating history behind the Japanese noodles. You may discover the roots of Japanese food culture. Learn the difference between udon, ramen and soba. Understand how most Japanese dishes have one of these three ingredients: soy sauce, rice and red beans.
At Maiko Kitchen you have the opportunity to attend a class that will teach you how to make and eat ramen. You will be taught how to prepare for making the noodles and the cookware required. An experienced instructor will present information and guide you in making your delicious ramen noodles. After you make your noodles, you have the pleasure of eating them. Once you experience the tradition and the taste of genuine ramen you will never look at a colorful little package again. Whether you are a resident of Osaka or a visitor to the city you can discover the fun and educational aspects of ramen noodle making.
- Learn the history of the delicious noodles and Japanese food cultureDiscover how to make ramen.
- Experience making and eating ramen in a traditional Japanese kitchen
- Put on separate traditional clothing as a cultural experience (NOT kimono)
- Pick any toppings you’d like
- Combine this activity with other cultural activities such as kimono photo, tea ceremony, ninja experience , for a small fee
- Staffs will help to take many memorable photos, enjoy lovely food as a family
- Adjustable ingredients if you have halal, kosher, food allergy concerns
This is a simplified ramen making class that is fun and safe for kids. To meet with children’s attention span, we make sure the cooking process does not last more than 30 minutes and the whole experience is finished between 30-40 minutes. When there is some waiting we engage young participants by teaching them origami tricks so the experience is absolutely fun. The process is also simple and easy to repeat at home. First You will boil Japanese ramen noodles. Secondly, you will learn the recipe of how to make the broth. Lastly, you will have a chance to pick the toppings (boiled egg, roasted pork, naruto, and some vegetables). If you have halal, kosher concerns, please don’t worry as you can pick what items go into the ramen. The best part is you get to eat what you make, a wonderful Japanese memory you will always cherish.
PS: If you have any food allergies or any specific food or ingredient concerns please just type them in the “notes” section of the booking page.
PS: You need at least 3 people to reserve this experience. If only 2 people are participating please reserve for three, as this is a private experience.
Includedall the ingredients
MAIKOYAMaikoya Contact the Host
Address: 1 Chome-22-7 Shinmachi, Nishi Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 550-0013
Book online and get your voucher via email instantly!Maikoya Osaka offers unique cultural experiences where visitors can engage in various cultural activities such as the traditional tea ceremony, Japanese calligraphy, origami, kimono dressing and much more. Maikoya Osaka is the only place in Japan where visitors can meet and chat with a maiko in training anytime of the year.
Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. By learning about Japan and its people through activities and lessons such as tea ceremony, kimono dressing, Japanese cooking and the life of a samurai, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya offers you opportunities to understand this culture through local instructors and guides. There is no better way to learn about a new place from the viewpoints of those who grew up and live in this amazing country. What better way to spend a day than learning a traditional, beautiful new activity with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn’t find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendor. *** Please let us know if you have any food allergies, Halal, vegan or vegetarian preferences.Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
1- Do you accept walk-ins? For tea ceremony, kimono experience, calligraphy and the samurai experience we accept walk ins. However, there is a possibility that you may need to wait sometime to be served if you show up without any reservation. So, we kindly recommend reserving in advance.
2-Do you have kimonos for kids? Yes, we do have small size kimonos for kids. Just let us know the age/height of your child in advance.
3- Can I walk outside wearing the kimono for the rest of the day? This depends on the season.Some seasons we allow the customers to walk outside and take pictures. We have the kimono rental option, for a small additional fee you can stroll the streets of Osaka or visit Osaka castle by wearing a kimono for the rest of the day.
4- Do you provide any hairdo services? Yes (for females), we will make sure you look your best and your hair matches the traditional kimono style.
5- How far is your location from the Dotonbori area? How far is your location from Umeda? It is about 18-minute walk or 6-minute taxi ride from Dotonbori. It is about 10-minute train ride or a 15-minute taxi ride from Umeda.
6- Do you hold your activities in a Japanese house? I want to see inside of a Japanese house. Yes. You have to take your shoes off to get in and all the rooms have the interior like a traditional Japanese house.
7- Do you have discounts if I want to experience multiple events at once?. For individuals we usually can't offer any discount as we need to prepare for each activity in advance. For groups more than 4, who want to experience multiple activities, please drop us a message with the subject title multiple activities for groups.
8- Do you only show activities or you explain the meanings, symbols etc?. We are the only place that is supervised by college professors and and focus on cross-cultural awareness. Our experiences are lots of fun and also quite educational.
9- Do you have a souvenir shop where I can get matcha tea, tea ceremony set, calligraphy set, replica swords etc. to remember my experience?. Yes, we have a gift shop on the first floor.
Call Maikoya: 06-6556-6257