Chicken Karaage & Gyoza class with Melbourne & NY couples

I welcomed 2 at this and both happened to be newly engaged, one of them had got engaged just the day before coming to my , on top of Mt.Fuji, enjoying the panoramic view of sun rise up there! 

So the class was full of happy feeling from the start and lots of fun talks. The only incident was that  I was too busy chatting to take photos of what we prepared but believe me, they were !

The menus include; pork Gyoza, (deep-fried with potato starch), Bok Choy style stir fried Komatsuna green. No miso soup for this class as it was a boiling hot summer day. 

My happy guests liked Gyoza and chicken very much. To make Karaage, we chicken pieces in a bag of soy etc. Don’t forget to put some garlic and . You may prepare this a day before if you have time. 

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While wrapping Gyoza, I was asked many questions our culture and life. Some are not necessarily related to food and very interesting, such as “Why are there no garbage bins on streets nor stations?”, “Do you really eat KFC for Christmas gathering?” etc.  

I simply give my answers on each topic. It may not be accurate, but I suppose it is a good chance to get to know the Real Housewives of Tokyo!? 

I hope they enjoyed their time at my kitchen.

Many thanks for coming!

Akiko

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