26 Jan 2020 (Sun) 15:00
120 minutes
£75 per attendee

Dinner Party Sushi 1

This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to make the most eye catching sushi rather than the regular sushi rolls. You will learn to make 4 really exciting party sushi full of tremendous WOW factors that are guaranteed to impress your guests. The class starts with an easy sushi first, then gradually work toward more technical sushi, The highlight is the Shikai-Maki, a step by step easy-to-follow guide is given by the experienced instructor, at the end of the class you will be amazed to see a geometric sushi that looks like a stained glass window!

The class received ★★★★ from TIMEOUT

"As we crowded round the kitchen stove, teacher Akemi Yokoyama talked us through the intricacies of washing and cooking sushi rice correctly. So far – easy peasy, Japanesey. Next it was on to flipping thin omelettes ready to wrap into present-like sushi parcels tied with chive ribbons. The cooking over, we then moulded, folded, wrapped and stuffed to produce round temari sushi, sweet tofu pouches inverted and filled with multicoloured topping, and our omelette parcels. But the most impressive trick was left until last. Maki rolls were cut lengthways, inverted around a cucumber baton, then rolled in another piece of nori seaweed. You end up with geometric sushi that looks like a stained glass window." https://www.timeout.com/london/food-and-drink/sozai-cooking-school

You will learn:

*How to wash, cook and season sushi rice
*How to make a paper thin egg omelettes to wrap sushi
*How to make TEMARI-SUSHI, round shaped bite-size sushi
*How to make decorative INARI-SUSHI sweet tofu pouches with multi-coloured toppings
*How to make CHAKIN-SUSHI omelettes parcel with salmon tied with chive ribbon
*How to make SHIKAI-MAKI impressive sushi rolls with geometric feature

Including a drink of your choice from the bar which is served after the 2nd sushi.
You can enjoy sushi after the class or take home in a box provided.

Suitable for:
From total beginners up to people who have mastered the basics but want to take their sushi making to the next level.

※The full address of the venue is confirmed on booking.

Sushi Special
INSTRUCTOR

Akemi Yokoyama

Akemi Yokoyama is a Japanese chef, presenter and culinary instructor based in London. Her regular classes at Sozai Cooking School have received very favourable reviews in national media, including Time Out and The Telegraph. She has also appeared on the popular TV programme, C4’s Sunday Breakfast, teaching the presenters how to make sushi. Her friendly teaching style is easy to follow and informative, she will teach the art of healthy Japanese home cooking to students at all levels.

Akemi’s enthusiasm for gastronomy originated early in her childhood in Sapporo, where enjoying the spoils of wild vegetable foraging and sea fishing were regular family activities. This drove her understanding regarding the importance of the freshest, highest quality ingredients together with exquisite taste pairings in Japanese food.

She demonstrates Japanese cooking in the UK and Europe at various diverse events and she regularly works with the Japanese government’s related organizations promoting Japanese cuisine to the media and public. Akemi was recently invited to the prestigious cruise ship MS Queen Elizabeth as the guest chef to entertain guests with the authentic Japanese cuisines and to train their chefs.

Akemi is a member of the Japanese Culinary Academy UK, is a certified miso sommelier and has the professional qualification WSET Sake Level 3.

REVIEWS
by Dawn
Ramen Class
Ramen class

I learnt so much at the ramen noodle class last night. From the subtleties of the different noodles bars in London, origins of the dish and the science behind why it tastes so good! We made everything from scratch including the noodles - the smell and taste were divine! Off to reproduce this for my friends this weekend! Thanks Sozai UK

15 Nov 2019
by Denise
Fermentation: Make Your Own Miso Workshop
Miso workshop : 20 Oct

We had a great time at this class. Akemi was a gracious host and so knowledgeable on all things Miso. We learned so much and are looking forward to trying the batches we made when they are ready. Akemi’s knowledge extends beyond miso of course and she happily shared her wider experience. Learning about sake was especially interesting. Thank you for a great time.

09 Nov 2019
by James
Black Cod and Japanese Home Cooking
James McGrath

Really enjoyed our day with such a lovely teacher and now making amazing black cod . Thank you

25 Oct 2019
by Lanna
Ramen Class
Excellent!

Great class and we really enjoyed the history and extra information Akemi have around London Ramen resturants . Well worth every penny!!

20 Oct 2019
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