Beginners Wagashi Workshop

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Class/Workshop

Nov 201119
3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


This is a hands-on wagashi making class. Chikara Mizukami will demonstrate two classics: Nerikiri and Kuzukiri.

Nerikiri are hand molded bean cakes made with azuki bean paste and natural vegetable dyes for coloring. You will learn about the seasonal themes in Wagashi and the varieties of wagashi shapes - the abstract and impressionistic designs of Kyoto and the realistic designs of Edo (old Tokyo).

We will also make Kuzukiri served with brown sugar syrup. This is a very refreshing and healthy jelly dessert, which can be put together very easily.

The wagashi will be served with green tea. $75 members; $85 non-members, includes admission and supplies. RSVP early, 15 students max.

Reservations to rsvp@janm.org or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior.

www.janm.org

Come early for the program with chef Chikara Mizukami & Sonoko Sakai at 2pm:
History & Culture of Japanese Pastries, the Chocolate Alternative

Photo by: Makoto Horiuchi, Kazunori Kawagoshi, Yuta Sato, Ryusuke Nanki

 

JANM . Last modified Oct 21 2011 9:06 p.m.


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