Healthy Gut with Japanese Superfoods Class

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In this fun hands-on class, you'll learn lots about tasty Japanese superfoods that will help you to gain and maintain a healthy gut.


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2.5 Hours

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In this fun hands-on class, you'll learn lots about tasty Japanese superfoods that will help you to gain and maintain a healthy gut.


A healthy gut is a basis of:

  • A strong immune system
  • Radiant and clear skin
  • Improved mental performance


Did you know?

  • Koji, the Japanese culture produces about 400 health components
  • Koji fermented foods are Japan’s natural flavour enhancer - gorgeous umami flavour
  • It’s getting seriously trendy among top chefs for its umami flavour as well as gut health community for its good bacteria
  • Japanese superfoods such as seaweed and konnyaku are super gut-friendly - powerful gut cleanser and increase good bacteria in your gut


You'll learn in particular about Koji, which is the national culture behind Japanese fermented food products and which is becoming very popular among the world's top chefs. You'll use various types of Japanese koji products such as salt koji, amazake, miso, and make super easy and versatile koji sauces.


In this class, you'll master the following:

  • Make super easy fermented rice salt - salt koji! 5 mins to prepare
  • Salt koji pickled daikon
  • Daikon salad with salt koji yuzu dressing
  • Konnyaku & steamed vegetable with sweet amazake miso sauce
  • Grilled daikon with yuzu miso
  • Arame Pesto Spaghetti
  • Strawberry kuzu pudding

You will learn how to use Japanese superfoods to help you stay young, fresh and healthy! We only use top quality Japanese ingredients under traditional production methods to make sure the food has the best taste as well as health benefits.



  • Learn various types of Japanese fermented foods and gut-friendly superfoods!
  • Taught by Chef Yoshiko Takeuchi - over 20 years of experience in teaching
  • Learn through detailed demonstration from the teacher PLUS hands-on practice
  • No washing required, unlike most cooking classes - all you do is learn, cook, eat and have fun!
  • Enjoy freshly made healthy Japanese foods that are easy to replicate at home!
  • Learn and try Japanese superfoods - the secrets of Japanese health, longevity, and immune-boosting that you don’t know much about!
  • It is plant-based (cholesterol-free) and dairy-free
  • Once you learn the basics of Japanese superfoods, it’s easy to add other ingredients you love!
  • Take home recipes to impress your friends and family at home!


Please note:

  • Reservations may be transferred to another available class if more than 30 days’ notice is given.
  • If you cannot make it to your reserved class, you are welcome to send someone in your place.
  • Cancellations are not refundable.
  • Booking is essential and is subject to availability.


What you'll get:

  • Hands-on cooking class with ingredients including authentic high-quality Japanese foods.
  • Full sit-down lunch including drinks (alkaline mineral water and organic ceremonial grade Matcha)
  • Digital recipes provided


What to bring:

  • Please bring an apron and wear closed shoes. For those without one, aprons are available to rent for $5. Everything else will be provided.

Special Message

Cooking For A Better Lifestyle
  • Sydney Branch

    70 Bronte Rd, Sydney
  • Teacher's Name
  • Yoshiko
  • Teacher's Experience
  • I am a passionate and experienced chef, and have turned this passion into creating vegan and vegetarian recipes with a Japanese twist, which will help you stay young, beautiful and healthy. Take control of your relationship with food and learn to love healthy recipes! I want all my students to be glowing with confidence, energy, and healthy beauty. Just give it a try! I've worked with world famous chefs like Tetsuya Wakuda (Tetsuya's restaurant) and was a professional chef for over 10 years, and have been teaching cooking for more than 20 years. My mission is to promote a healthy and enriching lifestyle for all my students. I would love to share my passion and knowledge with you.
  • Gender
  • Female
  • Teacher's Nationality
  • N/A

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