Ouchigohan! – Japanese Home Cooking

Join us for this family-friendly Japanese cooking class series おうちごはん!Ouchigohan! – Japanese Home Cooking. For each event, step-by-step cooking instruction and demonstrations are provided by TABLE FOR TWO USA, which leads the innovative series “Wa-Shokuiku 和食育: Learn. Cook. Eat Japanese!,” dedicated to making simple, healthy, homestyle Japanese food to enjoy with friends and family.  

This collaborative monthly program is hosted by Japan Society New York, The Japan Society of Boston, The Japan-America Society of Georgia, Japan America Society of Houston, Japan America Society of Colorado, Japan-America Society of Indiana, The Japan-America Society of Washington DC and Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia.

Ouchigohan! – Shojin Ryori

Sunday, May 21, 6 pm ET

Cook along with us from your own kitchen at this unique Ouchigohan event! On the menu is a vegetarian soup accompanied by rice mixed with greens, and kinpira, a side dish of root vegetables simmered in delicious Japanese seasonings! Special guest Reverend Daiko Matsuyama, Buddhist monk from Taizo-in Temple in Kyoto, will teach us all about Shojin Ryori—traditional Buddhist cooking that focuses on plant-based ingredients such as grains, vegetables and soybeans. Hosted by The Japan Society of Boston.


TABLE FOR TWO USA is a nonprofit organization that addresses issues of hunger and health issues related to unhealthy eating. As a nonprofit organization which started in Japan and is expanding globally, TFT has started the innovative programs: “Onigiri Action,” “Wa-Shokuiku -Learn. Cook. Eat Japanese!” and “#EdamameChamp,” spotlighting Japanese food culture.

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Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Booth Ferris Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Family Programs are generously supported by Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); ORIX Corporation USA; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; The Masako Mera and Koichi Mera, PhD Fund for Education and the Arts; The Norinchukin Foundation; Richard and Momona Royce; Hiroko Onoyama; and Andrew and Estelle Ross.