Pork Ramen & Gyoza class

My guest for this was a group of Galician and couples. It was their annual reunion trip and I was honored to be part of their vacation in .

Our menu:

Pork with Miso meat , stir fried vegetables, soy flavored egg, pork slice as toppings

Pork and vegetable Gyoza

Crushed cucmber salad

Lots of questions and lots of fun talks! My male guests were very keen to use vegetable knives and I love the way they paused for a photo, Spanish Samurai at my !?

Ramen soup has 3 components, pork bone soup stock, Japanese stock with smoked bonito, dried sardine and sun-dried Shiitake mushroom, and simmered pork sauce of soysauce & Mirin. We also prepare a variety of topping so it tales a lot of work and preparation to make this simple bowl of hot noodles.

At the class we also made Japanese style pork dumplings, Gyoza. The recipe is originally from China like Ramen,  but it is now a very common for all Japanese families to cook & eat at home. We mainly grill the dumplings, then put the lid and steam to finish up our Gyoza.

I hope my guests enjoyed their time at my kitchen,

Many thanks for coming!

Akiko