Japanese Ideas

Japanese cookery classes for all and local catering

New class

Tofu making class - ideal for vegetarians and vegans


We will make tofu from scratch using organic soy beans.

We also make:

Fried tofu with sesame soy sauce

Cold tofu with lemon soy sauce

Okara (tofu by-product) dish

Japanese style pilau rice


Please choose 4 dishes from this menu for dinner party class.


Cold dishes


Kaiso salad (sea weed salad)

Spinach and sesame salad

Cucumber and wake (sea weed) salad

Hijiki (black sea weed) and mayonnaise

Hijiki (black sea weed) and edamame

Leek with miso sauce

Sweet and sour turnip (pickled)

Chicken and vegetable salad with lemon sesame dressing

Broccol's stem with wasabi mayo

Mushroom and green leaves with lemon soy

Raw tuna and spring onion

Bean noodle salad with mayonnaise

Bean noodle salad with sesame dressing

Potato salad in Japanese style

Kin pira (sweet and hot saute/simmer) celery

Cucumber and fish flakes

Bean sprouts and wasabi soy


Grilled dishes


Mackerel and grated mooli (Japanese white radish)

Salmon marinated with lemon and soys sauce

Fish marinated in miso paste

Mackerel and vinegar and soys sauce

Yakitori (skewered chicken pieces)


Fried dishes


Chicken cakes with teriyaki sauce

Japanese style omelette (tamago yaki)

Tofu steak

Meat and seasonal vegetable with miso

Chicken or pork teriyaki

Pork with iceberg lettuce

Gyoza (dumpling)


Deep fried dishes


Tofu with dipping sauce

Marinated chicken with ginger and soy sauce (kara a ge)

Chicken or sprats in marinade (nan ban zuke)

Pork in bread crumbs (pork katsu)

Chicken in bread crumbs (chicken katsu)

Curry flavoured French beans and minced chicken/pork

Minced meat cake with bread crumbs (menchi katsu)

Tofu, hijiki and carrots balls (gan modoki)


Stewed dishes


Minced pork and turnip

Pumpkin and fried tofu

Hijiki (black sea weed) with soya beans

Mooli and fried tofu

Fried salmon and grated mooli (Japanese white radish)

Mackerel with miso

King prawn and eddos (taro potato)


Rice and noodles


Japanese style pilauff

Fried rice covered with an thin egg pancake (om-rice)

Rice with various toppings with beaten egg (don buri)

Sushi cake

Sushi rice salad with raw tuna

Yaki soba/udon (fried noodle)

Savoury pancake (oko nomi yaki)

Steamed egg custard (savoury)

Noodles in soup



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