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(Camp) Japanese Cooking for Fun and Health -Wa-Shokuiku Learn Cook Eat Japanese!

Through this course, students will learn the principles of Japanese cuisine and food culture, and how to prepare delicious healthy foods to strengthen bodies and minds! (Making Sushi roll to Japanese sweets)
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$15 per class
Meets 4x per week
Over 1 week
55 minutes per class
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Class Experience

Students will Learn:
•	Healthy and balanced eating 
•	Japanese manners and customs
•	Food-related issues in local and global communities
Our instructors have been trained in the Wa-Shokuiku program material and have delivered these classes to hundreds of children over the past 3 years. Please be sure to let us know of any food allergies. You are choosing the food for your children so please be aware that you can make substitutes where appropriate.
 1 file available upon enrollment
All Lessons: Cutting board, plastic/table knife, measuring cups and spoons, mixing bowls and spoons Lesson 1: 8 to10 -inch skillet, spatula for flipping, box grater Lesson 2: Sushi rolling matt or parchment paper cut to approximately 6 inches by 8 inches Lesson 3: spatula for flipping Lesson 4: scissors, 2 small custard cup or bowls, small pan, plastic wrap, small (6-8-inch) skillet, small plastic storage box for the bento box [Lesson 1: Popular Japanese Food] **Okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake) - Makes 2 6-inch pancakes** 1 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup water, 1 egg, 2 cups shredded cabbage, 1 carrot shredded and/or 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/2 – inch slices 1 medium onion, sliced or 4 scallions, 2 tablespoons oil, Sauce (BBQ sauce, ketchup or Bulldog sauce) (Optional) 2 ham slices or 1/2 cup cooked chicken or 1 bacon slice (any meat) [Lesson 2: Food from the Sea] **Sushi roll with tuna, cucumber and avocado - Makes 4 rolls** 3 cups cooked short or medium grain rice* (1 1/2 cups raw uncooked sushi rice) - Please cook the rice in advance 3 tablespoons rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 5-ounce can tuna in water (drained), 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon soy sauce 2 mini cucumbers cut into strips (skin on with seeds removed), 1 avocado, 1 teaspoons lemon juice 4 sheets of roasted seaweed - nori [Lesson 3: Japanese Sweets] **Dorayaki (Japanese sweet pancake) - Makes 4 Dorayaki** 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon honey, 1 teaspoon soy sauce, 2 1/2 tablespoons water, (Optional) 1 teaspoon mirin 1 cups Japanese sweet azuki bean paste (tsubu-an) or substitute any jam (Optional) 4 strawberries [Lesson 4: Bento] 2 cups cooked short or medium grain rice* (1 cup raw uncooked sushi rice) - Please cook the rice in advance 1 sheet roasted seaweed (nori), 1 hot dog, 1/2 tablespoon canola 1 egg, 1 tablespoon water, 1 teaspoon sugar, 3 teaspoons soy sauce 1/2 cucumber, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, Salt Red color food: 2 strawberries (If not available, 6 grapes, 4 raspberries or 1-2 cherry tomatoes) * (Product example -Nishiki Rice: https://www.instacart.com/store/items/item_63784004) Please cook the rice in advance and keep it warm. The recipe for cooking rice is included in the recipe file provided upon registration. We will also show you how to cook sushi rice at Lesson 1. Recipes might be modified depending on participants needs.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
3 hours 40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Parents with young children are encouraged to assist their child in tasks like cutting and boiling water. When cooking with a stove and/or a knife is required, students with adult supervision can complete the cooking either during the class or after the class has ended.  When a recipe calls for the use of a stove, students under the age of 12 need to have an adult on the premises.  If the parent or guardian does not plan on being on the premises, please send us a message. Please note that the class duration may extend depending on how the cooking progresses.

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Wa-ShokuikuWa-Shokuiku -Learn. Cook. Eat Japanese!
182 total reviews
132 completed classes

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Wa-Shokuiku combines the Japanese words “Washoku” which refers to Japanese food and, “Shokuiku”, food education. It is a series of classes about Japanese food and food culture. Students will learn how to make iconic Japanese foods such as onigiri... 
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