Have a favourite dish in mind? Taking place in your kitchen or Yuki’s, private lessons are a wonderful insight into a specific dish; tailor-made to your requirements and dietary needs. Perhaps you tasted a one-off Ramen in Japan, are dreaming of how to make the perfect Katsu curry or would simply like to improve your sushi skills. Private Japanese cooking lessons are a great way to bring a group of friends or family together and enjoy delicious Japanese food, perhaps with a glass of wine to match.

Find inspiration for your private lesson in the suggestions below, the class schedule or plan a whole course. Email Yuki to plan your lesson – yuki@yukiskitchen.com

Lessons can also be opened as ‘One-Off‘ scheduled classes at Yuki’s Kitchen, upon demand and will be open to other students. View the current ‘One-Off’s Class Schedule’

Gift Vouchers are available for all lessons

Yuki's Kitchen Gourmet sushi lesson, wonderful Japanese cooking classes

Gourmet Sushi

Great for those that have already taken Yuki’s sushi class or if you know the basics of sushi. This class is all about authentic sushi recipes, preparation and knife skills. Yuki will also introduce how to prepare sashimi and special sauces.

Learn to cook tempura at a japanese cookery class with Yuki


Making a light tempura batter and frying to perfection is a real skill; learn all the tips from Yuki and sample some seasonal Tempura.

Udo and Tempura japanese cookery lesson with yuki

Hand made Udon noodles with Tempura

Yuki trained with the master Udon chef Mr. Sekizawa in Japan and learnt the art of hand making noodles. In this class we will make udon dough using a unique kneading method. make special sauce from stock and prepare a light batter tempura for the topping.

Katsu Curry Japanese cooking lesson with Yuki

Katsu Curry

Katsu curry is fast becoming a popular choice for lunch on the UK high street as it is in Japan. Yuki will teach you how to prepare a Japanese curry spice mix and perfect Japanese rice. Alongside this is the method of preparing a light, crunchy panko (Japanese bread crumb) and salad side dishes. A Japanese cooking class for all Katsu curry lovers!

Yuki's Japanese Cooking Lesson showing you how to make Katsu Don and Donburi

Donburi class

Katsu-Don, Gyu-Don, Oyako-Don….if these names are making you feel hungry then this is the perfect class. For this Japanese cooking class you will select the menu based on your favourite Don, Yuki will then teach you the core skills and tips on achieving the best flavours.

Learn to cook ramen with Yuki's Kitchen


For all you Ramen lovers out there! Learn how to make this amazing dish from scratch. A big, steaming bowl of delicious Ramen, made with an excellent home-made stock; is a sure way to warm your soul on any day.

Techniques include: Making the perfect Ramen stock, preparing Japanese Pork Char Siu, marinating the egg and making the chopped vegetable toppings.