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PRIVATE Udon Making class Osaka
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 Osaka
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 Osaka, 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 Osaka.
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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