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Udon Making class Kyoto
Japan is famous for delicious cuisine and exotic dishes. However, a substantial part of the typical Japanese diet consists of different types of noodles. Udon noodles are one of the three most common noodles made by Japanese cooks. The noodles have only simple ingredients you probably have in your kitchen right now. Noodles have sustained people in the east for thousands of years. Hearty and satisfying Udon can be enjoyed as a simple noodle meal or used in elegant dishes. The Japanese have perfected the culinary art of noodle making and cooking with noodles. Once you have tasted Udon, you will want to try the noodles with a variety of foods. Discover the history and traditions associated with traditional noodles. When you visit Japan, you must sample the delicious Udon noodle dishes.
• Udon noodles have been handmade and cooked for centuries.
• Udon can be the foundation for elegant meals.
• The Japanese have perfected the art of noodle making.
• Noodles are a regular part of the typical Japanese diet.
Udon Noodle Recipe
Udon noodles are incredibly easy to make from scratch. Follow this easy recipe and enjoy the fresh taste.
Flour – 1 ¾ cups flour
Water 4 oz.
Salt – 2 teaspoons
Dissolve the salt in the water. Then pour the water into a bowl with the flour. Mix well with your hands. Work the dough on a counter or table and knead for ten minutes with your hands until it is ready to roll into a ball. Next, transfer the dough into a large plastic zip bag and wrap the bag with a towel. Put the towel on the floor and walk on it (no shoes please). Kneading the dough with your feet is much easier than working the mixture by hand. The method is used to make Udon at home. After the dough is smooth remove it from the bag and roll it out on a table. Once the dough is smooth and flat, roll it into a ball and repeat the kneading and rolling process at least 3 times until the mixture is significantly smoother. When you knead the dough for the last time leave it in the bag and then put it in a warm spot to allow the dough to rest for four hours. Remove the dough from the bag, roll into a ball and knead it again. Place the dough on the work area after it has softened. Roll out the dough once more. Make a long loaf, folding it over three times the same way as you would fold a letter. Cut dough into ribbons 1/8 inch in width. Dust the noodles with flour before removing. Serves 2.
Udon Classes Kyoto
The Japanese are known for cooking a variety of delectable fresh foods and delicious dishes. Noodles are a primary ingredient for many meals. Udon noodles may be enjoyed alone or in soups, stir fry’s, and in more intricate recipes. If you do not want to make your noodles, you can find them in stores. The flavor and texture of freshly made Udon is far superior to the dried form. Udon is simple to make and contains only flour, water, and salt. When you visit the Maikoya Kyoto, you will have the opportunity to learn the history of Udon and the various ways the wheat noodles can be enjoyed. Best of all you can participate in an Udon noodle making course. Find out how to make the delicious Udon and the myriad ways the tasty noodles can be prepared. The class is an excellent way to discover the culinary possibilities once you learn how to make Udon.
• Discover the history behind Udon
Learn how to make Udon noodles
Put on separate kimonos as a cultural experience
• Sample your handmade Udon
• Make Udon noodles a part of your experience in Kyoto.
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Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya KyotoWe are a cultural experience venue located in the heart of Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan. We pride ourselves on providing authenthinc experiences in Kyoto. Founded on the four main pricinples of tea ceremony (Harmony, respect, purity and tranquility) Maikoya has gained recognition among both locals and foreigners. Maikoya also recently has been selected as one of the best tea ceremony venues in Japan by Tripadvisor. 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, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya Kyoto 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 an afternoon than learning a traditional, beautiful new art form with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn't find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendour.
Our address is Japan, 〒604-8006 Kyoto, Nakagyō-ku, Nakanocho, 565-4 JP Take Exit 9 at the Kawaramachi Station google map
Our phone number is 075-606-5303
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*** Please let us know the gender ratio and if you have any food allergies, Halal, gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian preferences. Frequently Asked Questions FAQ 1. Do you accept walk-ins? Yes, we accept walk-ins. However, it is chepaer to book online and you may need to wait if you show up without a reservation especially during the peak season. 2. Do I need to wear a kimono? Traditional tea ceremony is usually conducted by wearing a kimono but since you may simply not be interested in it or you may be pregnant (earlier than 3rd trimester OK) we don’t require you to wear a kimono. 3. Do I need to sit on my knees all the time or I can sit comfortably? Can I sit on the chair? Yes you can sit comfortably without sitting on your knees. Yes we do provide chairs and desks if you need. 4. What is the etiquette for tea ceremony? Please remember to --take your shoes off, --be quiet and not talk to your partner throughout the ceremony, —not use your cell phone (we allow photos before and after) but ideally you should forget worldly and materialistic thoughts. 5. 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. 6. Do you have plus size kimonos? Yes we do have extra size kimonos. If you are a plus size please let us know when you reserve about your size. 7. Can I walk outside wearing the kimono for the rest of the day? Yes! you can walk outside with additional fee JPY1000 by 6 pm! 8. 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. 9. Do you only show activities or you explain the meanings, symbols etc? Of course we explain all the meanings and symbols. We also answer many questions you may have (what tis the relationship between zen and tea ceremony, what is the relationship between zen and shodo, what is the difference between Shinto and Buddhism, etc.) 10. Do you have a souvenir shop where I can get matcha tea, tea ceremony set, calligraphy set, etc. to remember my experience?. Yes we do. 11. Where can I buy a kimono? We can recommend you a few nearby shops that sell 2nd hand, upscale and economy kimonos, yukatas, samues and hakamas.