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Roll & Roll Sushi Class

03 Dec 2023 (Sun)
11:30 150 minutes
£95 per person

**If you make the sushi for the first time or want to get the basics right, this class is perfect for you! The class is focused on the techniques of sushi rolls using bamboo mat in in different forms and sizes using the variety of ingredients**

The experienced instructor will share the skills and knowledge with you, going through the art of sushi making, helping you every step of the way from the beginning to the end during the fun and informal class. 'Hands-on' experience will give you the confidence to make your own sushi at home.

The secret of successful sushi making to make the perfect sushi rice. You will learn how to cook and season sushi rice comfortably at home.

You will then move onto making 4 kinds of popular sushi rolls starting with Ura-maki (inside-out rolls) followed by Hoso-maki ( small rolls) and Futo-maki (big rolls). After that, you will utilise the newly acquired Uma-Maki making techniques, and make the famous Rainbow rolls.

Each sushi roll is cut into bite-size, so you will create a plate of 22 sushi pieces in total.

At the end of the class, you will enjoy the freshly made sushi with a glass of refreshment. Left over sushi can be packed away in the box provided to enjoy for dinner at home.*

This class is a perfect experience gift for a birthday or anniversary.

*Raw ingredients such as salmon may not be suitable for take away depending on the weather and distance you travel.

Sushi Kids friendly Weekend


Akemi Yokoyama

(326 reviews)

Akemi Yokoyama has a background in Japanese food provenance, nurtured from her Father, who along with his family foraged and fished throughout the Island of Hokkaido. She is now a Japanese food specialist, chef, presenter and writer based in London. Her regular Japanese cookery classes at Sozai have received very favourable reviews in the UK’s national media, including Time Out and The Telegraph. She has also appeared on the popular TV programmes, C4’s Sunday Brunch and CBBC's Saturday Mash-Up, teaching the presenters how to make sushi. She is also an in demand private chef. She has cooked for celebrities including Tina Turner and Rina Sawayama.

She demonstrates authentic Japanese cooking in the UK and Europe at many diverse events, and she regularly works with the Japanese government’s related organizations promoting Japanese cuisine and sake to the media and public. Her latest culinary interests include all aspects of fermentation and flavour experimentation across multiple food cultures. .

Akemi is a member of the Japanese Culinary Academy UK, is a certified miso sommelier. She has judged Sake category at International Wine Challenge in 2020/2021/2022.

by Melanie
Essential Ramen - Ramen Level 1
02 Jul 2024
Melanie M

Our group loved the lesson from beginning to end. Our teacher made sure everyone, both adults and children, were involved. The afternoon was informative and enjoyable, and the ramen we made and ate at the end was absolutely delicious!

by amandine
Sushi Master Class
30 May 2024
Getting to sushi master level!

This was a great session in a small format to learn more about the few things I didn't know about making sushi rolls and discovering new recipe. It was a very pleasant afternoon and I recommend it!

by Sam
Roll & Roll Sushi Class
13 May 2024
Great session

We loved this session! A great host and we learned a lot about Japanese culture as well as sushi itself.

We made a lot of sushi and got a really good goody bag.

Only thing that would make it 5 star would be to have more fish in the sushi we made, as it was mainly veg based.