Instant Miso Soup Making Experience
Duration: 2 Hour(s) (approx.)
What about having an amazing experience of making instant miso soup like Japanese Samurais did back in the day?
Learn from our Nishio’s local guide the exciting history of miso and its making process step by step. You will first make a visit to our miso warehouse which has more than 100 years of history and afterwards, you will learn how to became an expert in preparing instant miso soup using our ingredients straight out from our miso warehouse.
- Experience the process of making instant miso soup with our Nishio’s local guide
- Visit our miso warehouse with more than 100 years of history
- Enjoy our delightful rice balls made with Nishio’s rice and with ourspecial pickles.
- Taste 3 different types of miso and learn how to distinguish their flavours depending on the used ingredients and their fermentation period
- Discover the fascinating culture of miso from its origins to the present day
Meeting at Miso Park’s stand
①Video introduction about miso making process (about 15 minutes)
②Visit to the miso warehouse (about 20 minutes)
③Miso tasting + Instant miso soup making (about 55 minutes)
④Free time (aboutt 30 minutes)
Experience how to make instant miso soup using soybean miso, a darker and more reddish brown colour miso with a stronger and richer taste than the worldwide known Shiromiso (white miso).
Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans and acclaimed among Japanese people as one of the staple foods which plays an important nutritional role in Japanese culinary culture.
After watching an introductory video about miso production, we will make a visit to the miso warehouse where you will find wooden barrels with more than 100 years of history that are still used nowadays in the production of miso.
We will go to our kitchen studio to make a tasting of 3 different types of miso and we will get more familiar with their different flavours depending on their ingredients and their fermentation periods. Afterwards, we will learn how to make instant miso soup using our soybean miso straight out from the miso warehouse.
Lastly, we will enjoy a light meal consisted in rice balls made with our delicious local rice and our special soybean miso sauce.
【Things to note】
- Time：120 minutes
- Meeting point：Miso Park's stand (21-1, Agatsuma-cho, Nishio City, Aichi Prefecture 445-0861)
・From Nagoya Station, take the Meitetsu train line bound for Kirayoshida and get off at Nishio Station. It is a 10 minutes walk from the station.
・From JR Shin-Osaka Station, take the Shinkansen’s Tokaido line bound for Tokyo. Get off at Nagoya Station and transfer to Meitetsu train line.
・From JR Tokyo Station, take the Shinkansen’s Tokaido line bound for Hakata. Get off at Nagoya Station and transfer to Meitetsu train line.
- Language support：English ( English-speaking local guide ) , Japanese
・Miso warehouse tour
・Instant miso soup making experience
・3 different types of miso tasting
・Pickup and drop-off
・Light meal (rice ball, pickles, miso soup)
- Participation requirements ：Minimum age is 7 years
- Free Wi-Fi：×
- Toilet： Western-style 〇
- Other things to note：
・There is a strong smell of miso at the miso warehouse. If you are sensitive to strong odour, it is recommended to bring a mask with you.
・We also prepare miso soup for vegetarian people. If this is your case, please contact us in advance.
・If you are more than 15 minutes late without contacting us, your reservation will be automatically canceled.
7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.