Obanzai cooking class: learn how to extract the essence underlying the flavors, this is known as Dashi, the cornerstone of Japanese cuisine.

You can learn how to cook the traditional home style cooking of Kyoto called ‘Obanzai’.
In this class, using “Katsuo-bushi” which is dried bonito is the most important thing to make ‘dashi (roth)’ for the “Obanzai”.
You can try make dashi with the shave dried bonito, and it will be a basic taste of Obanzai.
Obanzai is a healthy meal for your beautiful body and mind.

Menu < A bowl of soup and Two dishes >

  • Dashimaki Tamago ( Japanese-style rolled omelette )
  • Sumashi-jiru ( clear soup stock )
  • Main dishes ( cooked Kyoto local vegetables,etc. )
  • Onigiri (rice ball with katsuo-bushi )


1, Briefing on the lesson ( 20min.)
2, Cooking ( 60min.)
3, Tasting ( 30min.)
4, Q & A session (10min.)

# If you have allergies, please let us know in advance by filling out the application form. please note that we may not be able to comply with all your requests



More info

5,000yen / per person
Special gift : Sumaya×ENSO ANGO original tenugui towel
about 2 hours
Sumaya Traditional Kyoto-style Cooking School
284 Nishigawa-oogisakayacho, Ayanokoji-sagaru, Higashinotoin, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8095 Japan
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Max. no of participants
2-8 persons
Staff of Sumaya Traditional Kyoto-style Cooking School
What to Bring
n/a (ENSO ANGO original tenugui towel will be provided )
Application deadline
5 days before
About Sumaya

Hiroko Fujita, 4th-generation owner of Kyoto Cuisine Restaurant “Sumaya” established in 1935, holds Obanzai cooking class, with the aim to hand down the taste and the philosophy of “Sumaya”.
You will learn how to cook delicious and healthy dishes with chemical seasoning as little as possible.



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