Meet Makiko, a Tokyo native who offers a unique private market tour and cooking lesson in the comfort of her own home.
With Makiko, visitors can enjoy Japanese culture and cuisine, gaining an authentic understanding of the local way of life.
This isn’t your typical cooking class, but a chance to step into a Tokyo home and truly connect with the traditions and flavors of the city.
Book now for a memorable and intimate adventure.
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Good To Know
- Makiko offers a personalized and immersive experience in Japanese culture and cuisine.
- Makiko tailors the menu and ingredients to accommodate allergies, dietary restrictions, and cooking preferences.
- Participants can expect an exclusive and authentic cooking class in a Tokyo household.
- Interacting with Makiko’s shy and quiet cat adds charm and immersion in Japanese culture, as cats are symbols of good luck and protection in Japanese folklore.
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The activity details include starting the private market tour and cooking lesson with Tokyo native Makiko at 04:00 PM.
When booking this experience, it’s important to inform Makiko about any allergies, dietary restrictions, or cooking preferences you may have. This ensures that she can tailor the menu and ingredients to accommodate your needs and preferences. Whether you have a gluten intolerance, are a vegetarian, or simply have a preference for certain ingredients, Makiko will take them into consideration when planning the menu for your cooking lesson.
What to Expect
During the private market tour and cooking lesson with Tokyo native Makiko, participants can expect a personalized and immersive experience in Japanese culture and cuisine. Makiko understands that each individual has unique allergies, dietary restrictions, and cooking preferences. Therefore, it’s important to advise her in advance so she can make necessary accommodations.
This private experience allows participants to have Makiko’s undivided attention and ensures that the tour and cooking lesson are tailored to their needs and interests. Makiko opens up her home to visitors, offering a glimpse into a Tokyo household and providing an authentic and non-commercial cooking class. It’s worth noting that you will be the only ones participating, making the experience even more intimate and exclusive.
Through this private and personalized tour, participants can expect to have a truly memorable and enriching encounter with Japanese culture and cuisine.
Participants should be aware that there’s a shy and quiet cat in Makiko’s home. This adorable feline might be a little shy at first, but it adds an extra touch of charm to the experience.
Interacting with the cat can be a lovely way to learn about Japanese culture, as cats hold a special place in Japanese society. In Japanese folklore, cats are believed to bring good luck and fortune, and they’re often seen as symbols of protection.
Makiko’s cancellation policy for the private market tour and cooking lesson in her Tokyo home is as follows.
Participants who cancel their reservation at least three full days before the start time will receive a full refund. It’s important to note that changes made less than two full days before the start time won’t be accepted. Late cancellations, made less than two full days before the start time, won’t be eligible for a refund.
To ensure a smooth refund process, it’s recommended to make any cancellations well in advance. Makiko values the time and effort put into organizing these experiences and wants to provide the best possible service to her guests.
Makiko offers a unique and authentic experience by inviting guests into her Tokyo home for a private market tour and cooking lesson. This experience provides cultural insights into Japanese cuisine and the opportunity to enjoy home cooked meals.
Makiko’s warm and welcoming personality creates a comfortable atmosphere where guests can enjoy the local culture. Through the market tour, guests can learn about the different ingredients used in traditional Japanese cooking and gain a deeper understanding of the culinary traditions of the country.
The cooking lesson allows guests to participate in the preparation of a delicious meal, guided by Makiko’s expertise and knowledge. By opening up her home, Makiko creates a personal and intimate experience that goes beyond a typical cooking class, allowing guests to truly connect with Japanese culture and cuisine.
Participants will receive detailed directions to Makiko’s home for the private market tour and cooking lesson. To reach Makiko’s home, participants can use public transportation, such as buses or trains, to get to the local market where the tour will begin. From there, Makiko will guide the group on a culinary adventure through the bustling market, sharing her knowledge of the freshest ingredients and traditional Japanese cooking techniques.
After the market tour, you will accompany Makiko to her home, which is conveniently located nearby. Makiko’s home provides an intimate setting for the cooking lesson, allowing participants to enjoy the local culture and cuisine.
With the detailed directions provided, participants can easily navigate their way to Makiko’s home and enjoy a truly authentic and memorable experience.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are There Any Specific Dishes That Will Be Taught During the Cooking Lesson?
During the cooking lesson, Makiko will teach traditional Japanese recipes and unique cooking techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to prepare authentic dishes while experiencing Japanese culture in Makiko’s home.
Can Children Participate in the Tour and Cooking Lesson?
Children of all ages can participate in the private market tour and cooking lesson. Makiko offers engaging activities and games to keep them entertained while learning about Japanese culture and cuisine.
Is There a Dress Code for the Activity?
There is no specific dress code for the activity, but it is recommended to wear comfortable and appropriate attire. Participants should consider wearing clothes that can be easily moved in and are suitable for a cooking experience.
Can I Bring My Own Ingredients for the Cooking Lesson?
Yes, participants can bring their own ingredients for the cooking lesson. Makiko is happy to accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences, so it’s best to inform her at the time of booking.
Is There Parking Available at the Meeting Point?
Yes, there is parking available at the meeting point. However, it is recommended to use alternative transportation options like public transportation or taxis due to limited parking space. Local tips for navigating Tokyo’s private markets and finding the best ingredients will be provided during the tour.
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The Sum Up
Enjoy the vibrant culture and flavors of Tokyo with a private market tour and cooking lesson in Makiko’s home.
This personalized experience offers a unique glimpse into Japanese traditions and cuisine, allowing visitors to truly connect with the local way of life.
With a shy and charming cat as an added bonus, guests can expect a memorable and intimate adventure.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Tokyo’s culinary scene.