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“Perfect lesson in every detail, great professional teacher!”

Nara Cooking Class Hanezu
Ranked #1 of 1 Food & Drink in Ikoma
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Owner description: I have open Japanese cookery school in my home for the people from all over the world!! If you would like the opportunity to learn home-style Japanese cooking in a real Japanese home, please come and join me!
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“Perfect lesson in every detail, great professional teacher!”
Reviewed May 25, 2013

We enjoyed our sushi cooking lesson with Miyako so much! She speaks good English and is so well organized and professional. It feels as she has thought through every little detail of the lesson. At first we were picked up from the train station, then greeted in a traditional tatami room and served green tea. The cooking itself felt so easy with this great teacher - very hands on - we were preparing everything by ourselves which was great. Also, we received a recipe with detailed instructions and pictures which will be so helpful for us at home. After eating our yummy sushi, we had a nice long chat with Miyako and her husband Masayuki discussing some Japanese traditions and lifestyle. We simply loved this experience.
Go for this cooking lesson - it is not only about cooking, you'll experience Japanese home and get to know much more about Japan!

Visited May 2013
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“A fantastic experience!”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Today was so much fun - I would insist upon anyone who is stopping in Nara to visit Miyako for a cooking class!
My wife and I went (we're in our mid 20's) and had an awesome time. Everything was explained very well, it tasted amazing and we had some great conversation.
This is a must do!

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“One of the highlight of our trip”
Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

It was very pleasent to learn about the Japanese cusine in an ordinary japanese house. Miyako knows very good english and explained everything in a good fashion. We also learned a bit about japanese tradition. You feel very welcome.

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“Extraordinary experience”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

We found out about Miyakos cookery class in Nara by accident and we are very greatful for that! It was an amasing experience that spiced up our already exciting journey through Japan. Miyako had a couple of menues to choose from (presented together with pictures on her website) but she was very flexible about mixing it up a little. She was very structured in her preparation and explained thoroughly every step on the way, since japanese cuisine is so different from what we are used to at home. The result was delicious and we enjoyed it while having a 3h conversation with her and her husband at their home ;)

If you want to rest from all the temples and shrines and experience some everyday japanese life and enjoy home cooked japanese meal, than we warmly recommend japanese cookery class Hanezu!

Visited August 2012
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“Friendly and easy to follow lesson”
Reviewed April 9, 2012

Had an enjoyable time with Miyako. She taught well, was very organized and shared much interesting information with us.

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