January lesson

English lesson will be available upon the request.

Trial Lesson :

(Trial lessons are one time only)

【What to make】

2 kinds of Wagashi

- Walnut mochi :

Mochi with walnut, soy sauce flavour

- Nerikiri confectionary : White beans base sweet often served for tea ceremony.

Japanese tea will be served after the session for tasting your sweets!

【Lesson Fee】 JPY4,500

【Duration】 2 hours

Ikeru

I make sweets for Mayuka’s Ikeru lesson every month.
Ikeru is Japanese flower arrangement called ‘Kadou’

The theme is green chrysanthemums, Anastasia. I attended the class this month. It is such nice feeling of talking with flowers through making wagashi sweets and arranging same flower.

Mayuka’s class information is here.

# Onigiri Action

Check this Onigiri action project by NPO, Table for two.
Just one Onigiri photo worths 5 lunch for children in Africa/Asia.
Supporting companies donate the fund upon your post.

You just need to post your nigiri photo in FB or #onigiriaction in instagram by 20 Nov.
For details. https://onigiri-action.com

Mapo tofu

I attended Chinese food, cooking event at China council in my hometown,

Demonstration how to make ‘Mapo’ tofu.
It was quite interesting to watch, lots of spicy ingredients.
So many things to learn about Chinese food including historical background.

Workshop in December

In December, I will hold workshop for special sweets for New year.

We have a traditional to have this special sweets called ‘Hababira mochi’ -

Miso flavor an (white beans paste) wrapped with very soft Gyuhi (a kind of mochi).

English session will be available upon request.

You can bring back 5 sweets home and freeze until the new year and enjoy with your family.

Kaki

Snapshot from October lesson

Kaki, persimmon, made of Uiro.

Mid town design competition

Tokyo Mid town design competition.

Designer Mr. Nakano won the 2nd prize, out of 1200 applicants.

Product is HadaKan.

Hada=skin Kan= yokan, the Japanese sweets.

Gradation yokan with various colors of skin thinking of the diversity as the theme of the completion is Human.

Well, for me, as a wagashi chef, I helped to create protocols, sample yokan.

It was great efforts, try and error to create beautiful gradation with different colors of beans. White beans, Aduki beans and aduki beans with brown sugar,

Congratulations, Mr. Nakano. Super well done, Proud of you.

Chrysanthemums with scissors

Lesson in November

English lesson will be available upon the request.

Trial Lesson :

(Trial lessons are one time only)

【What to make】

2 kinds of Wagashi

- Walnut mochi :

Mochi with walnut, soy sauce flavour

- Nerikiri confectionary : White beans base sweet often served for tea ceremony.

Japanese tea will be served after the session for tasting your sweets!

【Lesson Fee】 JPY4,500

【Duration】 2 hours

Students from overseas

I had guests from Overseas. France and Australia.
Very glad to have them here.

I am so happy that they are very interested in Japanese food, ingredient and cooking.

Starting form Dashi stock, Miso, Mirin, many new ingredients to learn.
We made Onigiri rice ball – it must be hard to make it triangle?

I hope that you enjoyed cooking experience in Japan and that cook some back in your country!

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