Flavors of Japan: A Touch Of Tofu

A taste of a Japanese staple food.

What will I learn in this class?
Tofu is a superfood rich in protein, low in carbohydrates and saturated fat. This class will explore the different types of tofu and create popular Japanese dishes. Participants will assist in preparing a seven-course vegetarian meal, followed by lunch. Please inform the instructor of any dietary restrictions.

Sample Menu

  • Tofu teriyaki steak
  • Simmered tofu with pumpkin and shiitake mushrooms  
  • Burdock and carrot kimpira
  • Deep-fried tofu glazed with sweet soy sauce and Japanese mustard spinach
  • Braised potato and onion
  • Miso soup with tofu and vegetables  
  • Mushroom rice

Who teaches this class?
A certified teacher, nutritionist and culinary consultant, Hema Parekh is the author of several cookbooks, including “The Asian Vegan Kitchen” and “The South Indian Vegetarian Kitchen.” Over her long career spanning over 25 years, she has cooked for visiting heads of state and royalty.


  • Feb 12
  • 10:30am–1pm
  • Nearest station: Ebisu Station
  • This class is held at the teacher’s residence.
  • ¥9,000
  • Cancellation deadline: Feb 3


  • By registering, Members accept the inherent risks in activities where social distancing requirements cannot be followed, and they agree not to hold the Club liable in the case of injury, illness or contraction of COVID-19 during these activities.