Online Cooking Class - Japanese Maki Rose Sushi

Roll up whimsical maki flower sushi in this hands-on sushi-making class perfect for your valentine.

Prepare rose-like maki sushi rolls to celebrate Valentine's Day in this online sushi-making class with Chef Kumi. She will guide you through the process of preparing the rolls, from making the sushi rice, to prepping the smoked salmon filling, to rolling the final product. To accompany your sushi, you'll also prepare smoked salmon rolled with thin egg and a crunchy red radish salad topped with umami-laden bonito flakes.

Kit Description

Bamboo Sushi Set
Kit includes two sushi bamboo curtains, five pairs of chopsticks, one spoon and one bamboo knife.

  • Cooking class is fully interactive.
  • Chef accompanies you throughout the entire process.
  • Ask as many questions as you want!
  • Order ingredients online and have them delivered to your door.
  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability and can be delivered by your preferred local grocer with the link below.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size
    Public class sizes are between 4 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 75 minutes
  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Shipping Kit and items purchased will ship 10-14 days before your class.
  • Labels Classes with Kits, Japanese, Mother's Day, Pescatarian, Sushi Making


Japanese rice
Kelp, optional
Sake, optional
Japanese rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
Smoked salmon
Potato starch or corn starch
Vegetable oil
Olive oil
Red radishes
Dry wakame
Sesame oil
Bonito flakes

Kitchen Equipment

18-20 cm cooking pot with lid for preparing rice
Small frying pan
Chopping board
Very sharp knife
Sushi bamboo mat
Plastic wrap
Serving plate
Small dish for soy sauce
Measuring cups and spoons
Preparation trays and bowls

Prep Work Details

Wash the rice with clean water and drain the rice. Repeat the process a few times then place the rice in a pot which you're going to cook rice. Pour the correct quantity of water mentioned in the recipe and soak the rice for 15-20 minutes before the class. (We’ll cook the rice together in the class.)

Reviews guests left for this experience



26 Feb 2021

Chef Kumi was an excellent instructor! She made things easy to follow along and the video streaming quality was very clear. Her recipes were delicious and I look forward to trying another class from her!



17 Feb 2021

Great Job will be joining more classes



03 Feb 2021

This was such an amazing experience! Chef Kumi was so kind and thorough, and she thoughtfully explained everything. My husband and I truly enjoyed our experience and we're recommending her to our friends. It was fabulous!

Meet your chef

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Born and raised in Japan, Chef Kumi became interested in cooking at a young age while helping her mother in the kitchen. Since graduating from college in the U.S. and culinary school in Switzerland, Chef Kumi’s craving for a deeper understanding of local food cultures led her to spend the past 20 years living and working in several countries in Asia. She has taught at various culinary schools and is passionate about sharing her experience and wealth of knowledge with others.

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