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Guests from New Zealand

A couple from New Zealand came to have a lesson for Gyoza & Ramen.  It is their honeymoon trip and they are enjoying their days in Japan.  Thank you for taking a lesson at Cookery A-Five!  I had a wonderful  morning  teaching and making Gyoza & Ramen together.

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Guests from U.S.A.

A family from California came to have a lesson for Gyoza & Ramen.  We spent a wonderful morning cooking together and talked about many things.  Thank you for taking our lesson.  Enjoy the rest of the days in Japan!


Cookery A-Five will be closed from 28th April to 6th May

Cookery A-Five will be closed from 28th April to 6th May due to the Golden Week Holiday. Golden Week (GW) is a Japanese term applied to the period from April 29 to May 5. The week contains four public holidays: Showa Day, Constitution Memorial Day, Greenery Day and Children’s Day. Because these holidays are so […]

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Guests from France

Guests from France came to have a lesson for Gyoza & Ramen.  We also made Spinach in sesame dressing for a side dish.  It is very easy to make and you can try it right away when you get back home.  We concentrated on wrapping the Gyoza and it turned out beautiful and tasty!  Thank […]


Guests from U.S.A.

A family from California came to have a lesson for Gyoza & Ramen. We hope you all will enjoy the rest of your time in Japan.  Have a nice spring vacation!

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Guests from U.S.A.

A couple from California came to have a lesson for Obento (lunch box).  We enjoyed making standard type of Obento which has different kinds of ingredients.  We also enjoyed the Miso soup made from our homemade miso.  Thank you for spending your time at Cookery A-Five!


Special Session: Cherry Blossom Viewing & Obento Box

  When the cherry blossom forecast is announced in the beginning of March, it feels as though spring has finally  come.  Checking the announcement, people try to assess the best time to throw a hanami(cherry viewing)party, because the short life of the hanami season lasts only a week or so.  Hanami usually means an outdoor party […]

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Guest from U.S.A.

A guest from U.S.A. came to have a lesson for Obento (lunch box).  We had a wonderful morning cooking and chatting.  I hope you will try the Obento to your daughter when you go back home!


Guests from Australia

A couple from Australia came to have a lesson for Okonomiyaki & Yakisoba. Thank you for the wonderful morning. We hope you will try the dishes at home!

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Guests from U.S.A

A Japanese lady and her mother-in-law from U.S.A. came to have a lesson for Flower Sushi.  We enjoyed the morning cooking together.  Thank you for spending your time at Cookery A-Five!