Yearly Archives: 2018

Ozoni (Special Soup for the New Year)

  Ozoni is a rice cake(mochi)and vegetable soup and it is one of the special dishes served during the New Year.   Flavour and ingredients, including meat or fish and all kinds of vegetables, differ according to the region or family.  In general, Ozoni with square-shaped rice cakes in clear soup(left) is preferred in eastern […]


New Menus!

  We have added new menus in our lesson.  Come and try our lesson and taste our delicious recipes!

しゃぶしゃぶ(牛) (002)


Guest from France

A guest from France came to have a lesson for Obento (Lunch Box).  In a small box, there are varieties of food so we have a lot to learn.  She made a beautiful Tamago-yaki for her first try!  Thank you for taking our cooking lesson.

Guests from Japan

Japanese guests came to have a lesson for Obento (Lunch Box).  We learned how to prepare standard type of Obento.  As Tamago-yaki(Rolled Omellete) is essential  in Obento, each of us tried cooking Tamago-yaki.  They made a beautiful and delicious Tamago-yaki!  Thank you for taking our cooking lesson.    



Guests from U.K.

A family from England came to have a lesson for Katsu-Curry (Japanese Curry topped with Pork Cutlet).  Along with the Curry , we had Tofu and Tomato Salad and Miso Soup made from our home-made miso.We enjoyed the morning cooking and talking.  Thank you so much for taking our cooking lesson.

Guest from U.S.A.

This was her  fourth lesson at Cookery A-Five. Her request for today was to cook Tako-yaki!  We had fun cooking perfect round Tako-yaki which is crispy outside and creamy inside. We have a special recipe for this which we learned from a Tako-yaki shop in Hyogo. Along with the Tako-yaki, we cooked Tomato and Tofu […]



Guest from U.S.A.

This is her 3rd lesson at Cookery A-Five.  Today, we learned how to cook Niku Jyaga.  Potatoes and other vegetable are cooked in dashi, sugar, soy sauce and sake.  It is one of the most popular everyday dish in Japanese homes.  Most people love it and recognize it as Mom’s home cooking.

Guest from U.S.A.

A guest from U.S.A. came to have her second lesson at Cookery A-Five.  We cooked Gyoza and Ramen which are becoming a very popular menu among travelers .  As a side dish, we learned how to cook Spinach in Sesame dressing which is easy to prepare than you might imagine.



Guest from U.S.A.

A guest from California came to have a lesson for Okonomiyaki & Yakisoba.  We also learned how to cook Miso Soup.  For today’s miso soup, we used dark type of miso which is popular in Nagoya area.