Goma Tofu
04 Apr 2020 (Sat) 11:00
150 minutes
£75 per attendee

精進料理 Shojin Temple Cooking - Classics

Did you know that traditional Japanese temple food is completely plant-based?

精進料理 Shojin Ryori temple cuisine is the traditional cooking style and philosophy of the Buddhist monks in Japan which grew in popularity with the spread of Zen Buddhism since the 13th century.

Learn how to cook the Shojin Ryori classics such as:

- Goma Tofu (Sesame Tofu)
- Gammodoki Yuzu Ponzu (Tofu Patties with Yuzu Ponzu & Ginger)
- Mizore Ankake Gammodoki (Tofu Patties in Grated Daikon Dashi Glaze)
- Nasu Dengaku (Miso Aubergine)
- Kinpira (Sweet Soy Root Vegetables)
- GomaAae (Seasonal Greens with Sesame Dressing)
- Kenchinjiru (Seasonal Vegetables Temple Soup)

Shojin Ryori basics of vegan dashi soup stock making will also be taught. All dishes are plant-based and free from gluten.

Experience the healthy and delicious Japanese traditional plant-based cooking using seasonal produce with Shojin Ryori.

*Please advise of any food allergies when booking
*Classes are hands-on, informative & interactive (max 6 students)
*Kitchen Studio: Chiswick, London

Special Vegetarian Vegan Weekend

Kinu Yukawa

Kinu Yukawa is a cooking instructor, food stylist and private chef from Kobe, Japan. She ventured into the world of food early in life and fostered the basics of cooking from her grandmother who was a chef. Later she trained at Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris and traditional Japanese cuisine in Kyoto.

Kinu believes in the simplicity of the Japanese philosophy in enjoying food with the body's five senses as well as cooking with the colourful produce in season. Bringing 'harmony' to the body nourished by the seasonal 'food' which is one of the meanings of the word 'Washoku' (the harmony of food), the Japanese terminology for Japanese cuisine.

Kinu has been teaching Japanese cooking at the Japan Centre London since 2011, sharing her expertise and knowledge of Japanese cooking and styling to students of all walks of life and various levels of culinary interests.

Visit her website at - www.kinuyukawa.com

It is the perfect experience gift for a birthday, anniversary, wedding, valentine, graduate, Christmas, Mother's day, or any special occasion! The lucky recipient can choose from our various yummy cooking classes.