Sushi Making Class with Noriko Tanaka
A hands-on practical sushi making class with Noriko, first of all you will make the proper sushi rice, then making your own sushi and sashimi!
Join our hands-on practical sushi-making class with Noriko Tanaka from Sakeya London.
We would love to share our love of sushi with you! In this hands-on sushi-making class, Noriko, a guest chef at Atsuko’s Kitchen, will guide you, step-by-step, through the art of the sushi-making process, combining traditional techniques and new approaches.
Firstly, you will learn how to make classic premium white sushi rice, then make your own rolled sushi with your favourite fillings such as salmon sashimi with avocado, spicy tuna with avocado. Beside rolled sushi, you will also learn to make different kinds of nigiri and aburi (seared salmon nigiri).
We provide fine quality Japanese products and sashimi-quality fish as always.
About Noriko Tanaka
Noriko is a highly skilled professional sushi chef. After completing her art degree in sculpture at The Slade School of Fine Art, Noriko joined the acclaimed Nobu Park Lane’s kitchen and worked there as a sushi chef for 10 years. Strong of her experience at one of London’s best sushi restaurants, she decided to open her own sushi bar Sakeya in Pop Brixton in 2017. Serving affordable high quality sushi in a stylish but casual environment, Sakeya has been a must-stop eatery for all sushi lovers in South London since it opened its doors. Atsuko collaborates with her for events and classes since 2016.
- Classic white sushi rice (using premium “koshihikari” rice from Japan)
- Knife skills – how to slice fish fillets for nigiri sushi and maki sushi.
- Hoso maki (classic rolled sushi with favourite fillings using a bamboo mat)
- Ura maki (inside-out rolled sushi with spicy raw tuna and avocado)
- Te maki (corn-shaped sushi roll with favourite fillings such as raw salmon with avocado)
- Nigiri sushi (oval-shaped sushi rice with toppings such as salmon)
- Aburi sushi (oval-shaped sushi rice topped with seared salmon)
*There will be alternatives for vegans or vegetarians. Please let us know your dietary requirements in advance.
We start the class with an introduction on the different varieties of sushi, followed by the cooking session and then the eating of your delicious cooking labour! The class will take 3 hours.
Frequently asked questions
Q. I would like to book a class as a gift for someone – is this possible?
Yes, you can book either an individual space in a group session, or a private lesson. Please contact us for availability.
Q. If I wish to cancel my booking, how does it work ?
Bookings cancelled more than 14 days prior to the start of a course will be refunded. Alternatively you may transfer to another date free of charge. Bookings cancelled within 14 days of the start of a course are non-refundable and non-transferable, the only exception being if we are able to refill your place. If we are able to do so a full refund will be given, or you may transfer to another date. Refunds cannot be issued on any unattended classes without prior notice. Our Terms and Conditions.
Q. Do you have vegetarian dishes available?
Yes – When there is a mixed class, we will cook vegetarian dishes separately. Please advise us of your food preferences when you book the course. There are many vegan/vegetarian dishes that use soy product in place of meat or fish – this type of cooking is called Syojin Ryouri.
Q. I would like to arrange a special event for a group. Is this possible?
Yes – if you are planning for a surprise birthday party, team/corporate event, social occasion or celebration, we will bespoke your special cooking event! You can choose to hold your event at ‘The Grocery’ or in your own venue. Please contact us for pricing based on numbers.