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Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku


Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

Tofu Workshop by Tofu Meister


Are you eager to dive into the authentic world of Japanese cuisine and experience the joy of making your own tofu? Join us at the exclusive Tofu Workshop led by the esteemed tofu meister from Katsuno Tofu, a long-established tofu shop with a rich history of supplying high-end restaurants.


Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

Why You Should Join Our Tofu Workshop


At Katsuno Tofu, you'll learn the traditional art of tofu-making using just soybeans and "nigari" (coagulant). This hands-on experience will not only teach you the intricate process of creating tofu but also allow you to taste the incredibly delicious results. The rich flavor and superior quality of your handmade tofu will surely amaze you, making this the best tofu you’ve ever tasted. Our interpreter guides will support you, ensuring that foreign tourists can participate with ease. Additionally, the class is limited to a maximum of 6 participants, making it ideal for family participation. This is a unique opportunity you don't want to miss!


Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

About Katsuno Tofu


Founded in 1942, Katsuno Tofu is the only remaining tofu shop in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku ward. This shop's tofu was famously loved by Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka (1918-1993), and it continues to supply tofu and fried tofu to nearby high-end Japanese restaurants and eateries. First-time tasters are often surprised by the rich flavor and deliciousness of Katsuno Tofu’s products.


While maintaining its tradition of producing high-quality tofu, Katsuno Tofu also innovates to meet modern tastes, developing products like "TOFU sweets." Many tourists delight in strolling through Kagurazaka with donuts and muffins made from soybean powder, soy milk, and okara (soy pulp).


Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

What to Expect in the Tofu Workshop


Making Tofu from Soybeans:


In this workshop, you’ll make tofu from soybeans using only three ingredients: soybeans, nigari (coagulant), and hot water. The process is simple yet fascinating, giving you a deep appreciation for this staple of Japanese cuisine.


Eating Your Homemade Tofu, Ganmodoki and Unohana:


After creating your tofu, you’ll get to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Taste the tofu you made yourself, and savor "Ganmodoki" (a type of fried tofu ball) and "Unohana" (a dish made from okara) prepared by Katsuno Tofu artisans. This vegetarian-friendly experience ensures that everyone can enjoy it without any concerns.

Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

Meet the Tofu Meister


Kai Moriyama, a member of Japan Tofu Meister, grew up in Kagurazaka. Driven by a passion for preserving the culture of handmade tofu, she now hosts tofu-making classes to pass on this cherished tradition. Kai also teaches tofu workshops at elementary schools and other institutions, sharing the joy and history of tofu making with the next generation.


Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

Why Kagurazaka, Shinjuku?


Kagurazaka is a charming neighborhood in Tokyo known for its blend of traditional and modern Japanese culture. It’s a perfect backdrop for this unique culinary experience, allowing you to explore the local area and enjoy a true taste of Japan.


Just Arrived! Tofu Workshop by the Meister from Katsuno Tofu in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku

Join Us Now!


Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to create and enjoy authentic Japanese tofu. Whether you’re a food enthusiast, a vegetarian, or simply curious about Japanese culture, our Tofu Workshop offers an unforgettable experience. Reserve your spot today and take home not just tofu but a piece of Japanese heritage.


For more details and to book your workshop, visit our tofu page. Our tofu page also explains the detailed process of making handmade tofu. After participating in the tofu workshop, you can enjoy making tofu at home as well.



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How to Access Kagurazaka


The Kagurazaka area is conveniently located within 30 minutes from any major station in Tokyo. This is because Kagurazaka is situated in the heart of Tokyo, at the center of the Yamanote Line. Please come and visit this convenient and charming Kagurazaka.





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