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Lesson in March

 

Cherry blossom season is coming soon, in Japan , we enjoy ‘Sakura(= cherry blossom) mochi’ while enjoying the sakura view.

It is a distinctive flavor of  salted Sakura leaves. Anko (Red beans paste) is wrapped with sticky rice mochi (Doumyouji ) and sakura leaves.

If you are interested in making, spring sweets, please contact me. English class is available upon request. min 2 people (max 4).

What to make :

– Sakura mochi (Kansai style)

– Sakura crape (Kanto style)

 

※image photo

 

【Fee】:6000 yen

【Duration】: 3 hours

【Number】:2-4 people


 

Wagashi trial  class for beginners

what to make :

・Walnut Daifuku

・Seasonal nerikiri ( shaping only)

【Date】: Upon request.

【Fee】:4500 yen

【Duration】: 2 hours

【number】:2-4 people

 


【What to bring】:Mask, Apron,  Hand towel, Bag (for bring home)

【How to book】   : Please contact  by e-mail for booking.

 

Please note that due to Covid-19 situation, class is now operating with new rule.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

 

By |2021-02-11T17:20:49+00:00February 11th, 2021|Lesson|Comments Off on Lesson in March

Class in February

Homemade Miso workshop

Do you like Miso soup ? If you live in Japan, why not making your own miso, fermenting at home.  Homemade miso is very special.

Date:

28 February (Sun) 10.30am,  English class.

If the above schedule does not meet, please consult me. There are some other Japanese classes which you can join. (26-28 Feb)

In a class:

We make miso together. Bring home your miso (1 kg) and let it ferment another 8 months. Your miso will be ready in autumn. No miso tasting time this year… sorry.

Price : 5,500 yen per person

Number: 2- 4 people

Duration : 2 hours

Please notify the attendance by 3 Feb  to order ingredients.

After fermentation, it will be……

By |2021-02-11T17:22:23+00:00January 20th, 2021|Lesson|Comments Off on Class in February

2021 Lesson in new year(January)

Seasonal Lesson

– Joyo Manjyu

Traditional Mnajyu bun made from sticky yam, sugar, rice powder and red beans.

In terms of difficulty, yes, it is not for beginners, but we can try !

 

 

– O Higashi

Traditional sweets often used in Tea ceremony. Higashi means Dried sweets but it is actually quite tasty just after you make.  Plum flower celebrating new year.

 

【Date】

23 January(Sat):  14.30

24 January(Sun):  14.30

English class will be available upon request on separate date if more than 2 people.

Otherwise, you can join Japanese/ English class

【Fee】:6000 yen

【Duration】: 3 hours

【Number】:2-4 people

 

Wagashi trial lesson  for beginners

If you want to experience a touch of Wagashi, begginers’ class is available/

what to make :

・Walnut Daifuku

・Seasonal nerikiri ( shaping only)

【Date】: Upon request.

【Fee】:4500 yen

【Duration】: 2 hours

【number】:2-4 people

 


【What to bring】:Mask, Apron,  Hand towel, Bag (for bring home)

【How to book】   : Please contact  by e-mail for booking.

 

Please note that due to Covid-19 situation, class is now operating withnew rule.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

By |2021-01-20T17:09:06+00:00December 25th, 2020|Lesson|Comments Off on 2021 Lesson in new year(January)

12月のレッスン

Christmas Special

・Apple Cinamon Ukishima

Ukishima is a Japanese steam cake using white beans paste. A little twist using apple & cinamon for Christmas special

 

・Nerikiri Christmas shaping

Dough will be prepared at mine, let’s enjoy shaping

 

【Date】

19  December(Sat):  14.30

20  December(Sun):  14.30

English class will be available upon request on separate date if more than 2 people.

Otherwise, you can join Japanese/ English class

【Fee】:6000 yen

【Duration】: 3 hours

【Number】:2-4 people

Kid and mom or dad pair class is also available.  7000yen per pair

 

By |2020-12-25T13:11:33+00:00November 16th, 2020|Lesson|Comments Off on 12月のレッスン

November Lesson

November Lesson

– Dorayaki (Japanese style pancake)

– Aduki beans paste making – zenzaai

 

 

【Date】

21  November(Sat):  10.30

22  November(Sun):  10.30

English class will be available upon request on separate date if more than 2 people.

Otherwise, you can join Japanese/ English class

【Fee】:6000 yen

【Duration】: 2.5 hours

【Number】:2-4 people


 

Wagashi trial  class for beginners

what to make :

・Walnut Daifuku

・Seasonal nerikiri ( shaping only)

【Date】: Upon request.

【Fee】:4500 yen

【Duration】: 2 hours

【number】:2-4 people

 


【What to bring】:Mask, Apron,  Hand towel, Bag (for bring home)

【How to book】   : Please contact  by e-mail for booking.

 

Please note that due to Covid-19 situation, class is now operating withnew rule.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

By |2020-11-16T16:55:52+00:00October 16th, 2020|Lesson|Comments Off on November Lesson

October Lesson

・Halloween Workshop 

Why not trying Wagashi, halloween at home.

– Pumpkin Nerikiri, Jack O Lantern

– Uiro, Goast

* Dough will be prepared at mine, let’s enjoy shaping

–  Black sesame pudding for Black cat

 

Image  photo

【Date】

24  October(Sat):  10.30

25  October(Sun):  10.30

English class will be available upon request on separate date if more than 2 people.

Otherwise, you can join Japanese/ English class

【Fee】:5000 yen*

【Duration】: 2.5 hours

【Number】:2-3 people

Kid and mom or dad pair class is also available. 6000yen per pair.


 

Wagashi trial  class for beginners

what to make :

・Walnut Daifuku

・Seasonal nerikiri ( shaping only)

【Date】: Upon request.

【Fee】:4500 yen

【Duration】: 2 hours

【number】:2-3 people

 


【What to bring】:Mask, Apron,  Hand towel, Bag (for bring home)

【How to book】   : Please contact  by e-mail for booking.

 

Please note that due to Covid-19 situation, class is now operating withnew rule.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

By |2020-10-14T22:01:48+00:00September 18th, 2020|Lesson|Comments Off on October Lesson

September lesson

September Seasonal lesson

・Ohagi

We have a tradition to have Ohagi in the period of Ohigan week, late September.

Ohagi is made of sticky rice and beans paste inside or outside.

These days not only traditional Ohagi, some colorful ohagi is in trend. Let’s enjoy both.

・Aduki kan for full moon festival

Full moon festival  is 1 October this year. With the image of Otsukimi (Watch full moon), aduki beans and Kanten agar sweet like soft yokan.

 

【Date】

19  September (sat):  10.30

English class will be available upon request on separate date if more than 2 people.

【Fee】:6000 yen

【Duration】: 3 hours

【Number】:2-3 people


 

Wagashi trial  class for beginners

what to make :

・Warabi manjyu

・Seasonal nerikiri ( shaping only)

【Date】: Upon request.

【Fee】:4500 yen

【Duration】: 3 hours

【number】:2-3 people

 


【What to bring】:Mask, Apron,  Hand towel, Bag (for bring home)

【How to book】   : Please contact  by e-mail for booking.

 

Please note that due to Covid-19 situation, class is now operating with new rule.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

By |2020-10-16T16:34:22+00:00August 26th, 2020|Lesson|Comments Off on September lesson

(Booking) Nerikiri Lesson

Nerikiri is Japanese confectionary, which is most commonly served in tea ceremony.

It is made from white beans paste and Gyuhi (one type of Mochi – made from glutinous rice powder)

In this lesson, we make dough from the scratch and do shaping. September is the month for chrysanthemums, therefore, we make several motif of chrysanthemums using special wagashi tool called Sankaku-bou.

If you are interested in, please join. English is available upon request,

【Fee】: 6000 yen

【Duration】2.5 hours

【what to bring】:Mask, Apron, bag for bring home

【number】: 3 people

【Date 】

6 September : 10:30am

【Apply】

Please contact us by e-mail for availability.

By |2020-09-18T15:43:22+00:00August 23rd, 2020|Lesson|Comments Off on (Booking) Nerikiri Lesson

NEW y-an website

y-an new website is now available.

Thank you for making this wonderful web site.

Designer : Masafumi Inaba (for web creation, design)

Tunnel design: Kosuke Nakono (for photo, design)

Tunnel design: Mari Kawakami  (for illustration)

And thank you for helping English  – Fiona Knight

 

I am very excited to launch this new website and connect with lots of people  throw this site.

 

By |2020-08-21T17:07:51+00:00August 18th, 2020|Others|Comments Off on NEW y-an website
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