Authentic ramen at your place! Ramen cooking class in OSAKA

ramen cooking osaka

photo by Wally Gobetz

Ramen is one of the most loved Japanese foods across the world. Rich soup with firm noodles, chashu pork, marinated boiled egg… every single sip or bite tastes so delicious. Many tourists say they want to try ramen when they visit Japan. So, what if you can make ramen at your place? In fact, there are many cooking classes teaching how to make ramen from scratch. This column will introduce ramen classes held in Osaka.


Sakura Cook

This ramen-cooking class teaches how to make noodles from scratch. During the two-and-a-half-hour lesson, participants make three different types of ramen in small size: salt, miso, and soy soup ramen. This class is for a small group of people as the studio is an ordinary residential house. Lessons are held in the morning and evening. Pork, chicken, and other animal-oriented ingredients are used but vegetarian/halal menu is also available upon request (you must notify beforehand).

Sakura Cook
Address: 1-17-20 Kitahorie Nishi-ku Osaka
TEL: 070-8561-5030
Lesson hours: 11:30-14:00/17:30-20:00
Fee: ¥10,000


Cooking Sun

Learn ramen cooking right in the middle of Osaka City. You can learn making noodles from flour and cooking soup broth using meat. Within 3 hours, you will master how to make three most popular types of ramen from scratch. Fee is ¥9,500 per adult, but group discount is available. If you wish to have vegetarian/vegan menu, let the host know when making a booking.

Cooking Sun
Address: Room 807, 2-9-14 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
TEL: 050-5479-5851
Lesson hours: 13:30-16:30
Fee: ¥9,500 (1 person)/¥9,000 (2-3 persons)/¥8,500 (4-8 persons)


EXPERIEAT Osaka Flavors

In this class, you can learn homemade ramen and dumplings. The lesson starts with a quick overview of Japanese cuisine. Then you start making ramen noodles, two kinds of soup broth, and dumplings using carefully selected ingredients. If you want vegan, Kosha, or halal menu, comment on the booking form (you must let the host know beforehand).

EXPERIEAT Osaka Flavors
Address: 1-11-10 Motomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka
Lesson hours: 2-3 hours from 11:00
Fee: ¥ 15,000


Creamy Ramen Class by Saeko

This class teaches creamy ramen and dumplings from scratch. The original recipe made by the instructor is specially designed to be cooked at home. During the lesson, participants learn ingredients of ramen, how to make soup broth in 30 minutes, possible substitute ingredients, and many other useful techniques. After making ramen and dumplings, it’s time to taste them. You will also get the recipe at the end of the class. Vegan menu is available if you request when you make a booking.

Creamy Ramen Class by Saeko
Address: Advised upon booking (Pick-up service from the nearest station available)
Lesson hours: 10:00 – 13:00
Fee: ¥9,000


Menya Shu

Located in Tennoji-ku, Menya Shu holds a ramen-cooking class five times a day outside their business hour. Each session accepts up to four participants, instructing how to cook noodles, drain hot water, mix soup base and soup, and arrange topping. All ingredients are cooked and ready to use. Participants experience professional cooking procedures such as using a kitchen torch to sear chashu pork. At the end of the lesson you can enjoy your ramen, of course. A lesson lasts for only an hour and is suitable for people who have little time to spare. A booking can be made via Tripadvisor.

Menya Shu
Address: 11-7 Takatsu-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osakar
TEL: 090-9875-7598
Lesson hours: Stating from 9:30/14:00/16:00/17:30/19:00
Fee: ¥4,100


Bon appétit!

Ramen tastes great but making it by yourself seems a little hard. But the classes introduced in this column use recipe that are designed to be reused at home so that you don’t need to cook soup broth for hours. Also, you will learn how to make tasty ramen noodles by yourself! So, why don’t you master ramen making while you are in Japan and cook it at hour place?





あきらことほ Kotoho Akira

Living outside Japan for a good many years, I often rediscover nice little things about this country every time I return here. I would be more than happy if this column may help you find your "nice little things about Japan"!

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