Nov 2019 Helper-Japanese Cooking Class

Schedule:  Nov 7,14,21 & Dec 5  (Every Thur)  2019.

Demand for cooking classes targeting domestic helpers is on the rise in HongKong. Handing cookbooks  or attnding only 1 time demonstraion lesson usually does not work.   Needless to say, nothing beats actual cooking classes – especially when an experienced professional shows & cook with your helper the right way.  Mayu’s Kitchen hands-on courses and workshops for domestic helper to teach them the basics, give them a solid foundation to improve their culinary skills.

Menu of Mayu’s Kitchen & Co’s Helper Course:

Mouth-watering Japanese mother’s recipes require basic technique and a lot of  vegetables. These healthy meal can be enjoyed at any time of the year, including festive time. Let’s cook for your families, friends, and both vegetable or meat-lovers. Please See the details below

About Mayu’s Kitchen & Co’s Helper Course:

  • Specializes in teaching Japanese home cuisine.
  • Including Japanese mother’s daily meal, festive, vegetarian, and gluten-free dishes to widen their cooking repertoire.
  • Teaching  knowledge of key ingredients, seasonal vegetables and their benefits for health, and preparation & storage
  • Learning presentation on dishes to help great host of dinner parties for your family and friends.
  • Hand-on practice and recipe of  new dishes & presentation.
  • 2-3hours per day,  4-day course over 4 weeks ,  17 new dishes Japanese cuisine

Schedule:  Nov 7,14,21 & Dec 5  (Every Thur)  2019.  *2-3hours per day, 4-day course over 4 weeks * NO class on Nov 28.

Timing: 10:30am-1pm  Hands-on 2-2:30hour session with the option to stay and eat, or take the food away. 

Venue: Happy Valley  (after registration, inform your detail address)

Fees: Package of HK$ 680 per class per helper ( 4-day course over 4 weeks ) Total is HK$ 2720  ( Single-shot 730 HKD per class per helper)

Booking: email  with

①Employer’s Full name & Phone number 

②Helper’s Full name & Phone number 

③Food allergies/limitation if any.   

After the payment & confirmation, we give you the full address of  Mayu’s Kitchen’s venu in Happy Valley.


Nov 7 – Lesson 1 :Bento cooking & Basic Japanese Ingredients

  • Tempura ( Shrimp & Vegetables )
  • Karaage ( Cauliflower) Spicy Karaage (called KFC!)
  • Shrimp Soy sauce Karaage
  • Onigiri (Japanease rice balls)   4 Variations 
    Ten-musu ( Shrimp Karaage, Soy sauce, sesame)  / Miso-walnut / Cilantro-scallion-Ten-kasu  / Goma shio (roasted flavored sesame) ,  Green Pea ( or Edamame)
  • Master of Basic Japanese ingredient & condiments. (Varieties of Soy Sauce, Mirin, Kobu,& Nori (Seaweeds, Kelp), Dried Shiitake & etc
  • Gluten free Japanese ingredients

Nov 14- Lesson 2: Japanese Street food cooking &  Arrange of Soy sauce

  • Okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake)
  • Yakisoba ( Japanese stir frined noodle)  Homemade Okonomiyaki ‘ Yakisoba sauce
  • Teriyaki butter Sauce Grilled Corn
  • Radish & Lemon Marine  Sunomono style

Nov 21 -Lesson 3 :Japanese family favourite, at home

  • White Fish and Vegetable An-Kake (Dashi sauce) / Option of Atsu-Age-Tofu, insted of Fish
  • Salmon Chirashi-Sushi
  • How to make Sushi-vinegar
  • Japanese Sesame vinaigrette sauce  Napa Cabbage salad
  • Fluffy Jiggly Japanese Cheesecake
  • Master of Basic Japanese ingredient & Condiments. (rice, vinegar, Soy sauce, Asian herbs & etc)

Dec 5 -Lesson 4: Japanese Modern Home cooking

  • Chicken & potato Honey-Lemon Soy sauce casserole  
  • Mushroom, Chinese cabbage  Miso Gratin
  • Carrot and ginger vinaigrette  Restaurant style, and Green salad
  • Japanese Shiratama-Mochi, Fresh Fruits in Syrup


For the cooking courses paid,  there is no refund for missed classes.  In extenuating circumstances, at our sole discretion, we will allow for a makeup class.  Classes not held due to our fault, a 100% refund will be issued.  For those classes/courses in which a deposit is made, there is no refund but we will extend a credit to use at a later date (based on availability of a new date selected by you and confirmed by us).

T8 or above: All of our service is cancelled/postponed.

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29 OCT Cooking class with Amerian Women’s Association

Every month, I have a cooking class, Food tour, or some “Foodies” things with American Women’s Association. It has been nearly 3yrs. Thank you for AWA to give me such great opportunities to introduce my world of French/Japanese cooking to your members. If you are interested, Please let AWA or me!

29 OCT 2019, 11am-2pm: Cooking & Lunch Series: French Cuisine – Home cooking by Mayu Okada

Do you like Julia Child’s favorite French cooking? If so, come along to this home cooking class and demonstration given by Mayu Okada, Le Cordon Bleu Paris-trained chef who has worked at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris. With her own business, Mayu’s Kitchen&Co. in Hong Kong, Mayu is offering private chef services and cookery courses in French and Japanese cuisine.

  • Autumn small bites
  • Chicken & Japanese pumpkin tomato casserole
  • Homemade Caramel sauce & easy pumpkin pudding

Afterwards, we will sit down together and enjoy the lovely lunch.

DateOctober 29, 2019

Time11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

LocationMidlevels (Exact location will be emailed to participants)

Member Cost$610

Guest Cost$670

Additional InfoAWA activities are open to AWA members, their partners and guests. All participants must be 18 years or older to take part

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