Authentic Japanese cooking courses, Sushi & Sashimi classes and party catering services
  • Reiko Hashimoto - Your Japanese Cooking Teacher
  • Delicious and Authentic Dishes
  • Sushi Class

For the past 12 years Reiko has been teaching people the joys and pleasures of Japanese cooking in England. Reiko runs various courses such as the very popular 'Sushi & Sashimi Class', as well as other Japanese Cooking Courses for absolute beginners, those with more experience and the sophisticated gourmet chefs amongst you. Please take the time to explore all of the courses and classes that Reiko offers.





Time & Leisure: 'Sushi Made Easy'

"You can tell she is passionate about her cooking as it reflects in her infectious enthusiasm. As we all start to relax, wash our hands and roll up our sleeves, she demonstrates effortlessly how to make sushi rice, emphasising the process required to make the perfect rice for the perfect sushi." Read the full article here >

The London Foodie: 'London's Best Cookery Schools- Hashi'

"Being half-Japanese, I always felt I knew the food of my ancestors – Reiko made me re-consider this while helping me to replicate some of the flavours of my childhood I had long lost. I have great respect for what Reiko has achieved over the years, which is to de-mystify what to so many people wrongly seems an overly sophisticated and expensive cuisine based solely on raw fish, while making real Japanese cuisine available to thousands of people in the UK.Read the full article here > 

Milli's Kitchen: 'Japanese Canapé lesson with Reiko Hashimoto'

"Reiko is the perfect host ... it feels more like having friends around preparing for a party together than it does a lesson." Read the full article here >

Hungry in London: 'HASHI- Japanese Cookery Courses'

"All the fiddly work is done by Reiko beforehand and all you have to do is to sit back,maybe scribble some notes into the very detailed recipe handouts,l ean back and enjoy the show." Read the full article here >




One-off Classes


These unique and authentic classes are the perfect way to discover the joys of preparing healthy and delicious Japanese food in an intimate, relaxed environment. Find out more > 

Themed Courses


Taking place over 4 sessions our themed courses are perfect for beginners to master chefs alike! From traditional Japanese dishes to modern twists, there's a course to suit everyone. Find out more > 

Private Classes

Fully personalised classes that are tailored to you. For a bespoke cooking experience, simply choose the date, the group size and the dishes you want to learn. Find out more >

 Overseas Training

Reiko also offers training to hotel and restaurant chefs the world over! Reiko will travel to your business and train staff in everything from menu development to preparing traditional and modern fusion cuisine, presentation and saki matching. Find out more >


From the very basics to the most challenging dishes in Asian cooking, Reiko's recipes can be found in her wonderfully authentic Japanese cookbook, Hashi. Find out more >


Cooking Course

Reiko also offers various catering services to suit any occasion. With a huge variety of mouth watering dishes to choose from, the hardest decision will be what to leave out! Find out more >


Hashi Cooking is proud to use 
Yutaka Authentic
Japanese Ingredients


 The Wasabi Company grow premium quality wasabi
using authentic Japanese cultivation techniques.    
Fresh wasabi has an aromatic pungency with a       
natural sweetness, far removed from the taste of    
imitation products. 
Orders for fresh wasabi can be  
placed online and are shipped direct from the farm
to your door.