Japan food culture - Sushi making experience
Experience sushi at a famous store that took Asakusa's leading Halal certification.
  • Experience sushi at a famous store "Sushi Ken" that took Asakusa's leading Halal certification.

    Experience sushi at a famous store "Sushi Ken" that took Asakusa's leading Halal certification.
    Experience sushi making at a major sushi restaurant in Asakusa that obtained Halal Certification.  Not only nigiri (hand-pressed) sushi but also you can try temaki (hand roll) sushi and your original sushi as well. Popular aburi (grilled) sushi is also available. Make your sushi and take a picture with the sushi chef for a perfect memony of your visit to Japan.  You will get full from sushi you prepare.  Please come to Sushiken for a deliciuos and enjoyable sushi experience.   
  • 1. Welecom to Sushiken

    1. Welecom to Sushiken
    Sushiken, opened in Asakusa in 2002, sticks to using quality
    rice and warm hospitality of the staff.  Please come to the venue before
    the starting time.  We recommend walking through Senso-ji Temple or
    Kappabashi kitchen street as our shop is located within the walking distance
    from Asakusa. 
  • 2. Get ready!

    2. Get ready!
    Sushi is made by hand.  Get off your watch and ring, and
    wash your hands throughly.  You will prepare sushi wearing plastic
    gloves this time.  Put on happi coat and hat like a sushi chef and you
    are ready to start!
      
  • 3. How to shape the rice

    3. How to shape the rice
    Sushi rice is also called "Shari"  Sushi rice is
    a special preparation of rice flavored with rice vinegar, sugar, and
    salt. The sushi chef will explain how to shape the rice.  Please
    pay attention to his practiced hand. 

  • 4. Experience making nigiri (hand-pressed) sushi

    4. Experience making nigiri (hand-pressed) sushi
    Let's make nigishi sushi!  The proper amount of rice is
    about the size of a ping-pong ball.  It may be difficult at first but
    try to shape the rice being not too hard but not too soft.  Place your
    favorite "neta" (topping) on the shari. 
  • 5. Experience making temaki (hand roll) sushi

    5. Experience making temaki (hand roll) sushi
    Temaki sushi is a new type of sushi spread in the past 20 to 30
    years.  Place rice and fillings (raw fish, cucumber, and daikon radish
    sprouts, etc.) on nori (a little larger than an adult's palm) and fold
    it into corn shape.  The tips are to keep the amout of rice and neta
    small. 
  • 6. Make your original sushi

    6. Make your original sushi
    Using the technique you just learned, make your original sushi.
     Choose your favorite neta and shape the sushi as you like. 
  • 7. Enjoy sushi with miso soup

    7. Enjoy sushi with miso soup
    Taste your sushi with our vaunted miso soup.  At sushi
    restaurants, soup stock is taken from the bony parts of fish and shrimp
    shell.  So it tastes especially great with sushi. 
  • 8. Take a photo and get a certificate of attendance 

    8. Take a photo and get a certificate of attendance 
    By the end of the activity, the happi coat and chef hat may
    look much better on you.  Let's take a picture with everyone.  You
    will get a certificate of attendance. Take the happi coat and hat home with
    you for the memory of sushi making experience.  We are looking forward
    to your next visit!
  • NOTES

    NOTES
     【Access】〒111-0032 2-11-4 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
     Located llong Kokusai-dori Street
     5 mins walk from Takawamachi station on Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
     Less than 1 min from Exit 1 of Asakusa Station on Tsukuba Express Line         
     【Age Limit】Children aged 10 or more can take part in.  Please make a booking at adult rate.                        
     【Language】Lecture will be held in basic English with gestures.           
     【Free Wi-Fi】Yes         

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