Make Japanese Sweets (Nerikiri) & Matcha with Nariko (Kyoto)
Organized by Nariko
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Number of Guests
1 - 6 guests
Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Private Experience
Delve into the artistry of nerikiri in this captivating class! Learn how to make edible artistry & discover the secrets of crafting traditional nerikiri (Japanese wagashi sweets) with Nariko in Kyoto.
Learn how to make 5 nerikiri (Japanese wagashi sweets) from a professionally certified teacher
Make & enjoy fresh matcha tea
Learn about the cooking tools needed to make nerikiri & where to find them
Enjoy handmade nerikiri sweets & take some home too
Cultivate lifelong cooking skills & learn about Japanese culinary practice
Nerikiri, those stunning confections you've admired in Japanese sweet shops, can now be your own masterpiece. These delicate treats enchant with their charming colors and shapes, and taste delicious with their smooth texture and elegant sweetness. Nerikiri is a traditional Japanese wagashi, a sweet treat often savored during tea ceremonies. Dive into the history of nerikiri, born during the Edo period when the cost of sugar dropped, sparking a confectionery renaissance in Japan. Skilled artisans vied to create exquisitely shaped sweets, giving birth to these edible works of art, now gracing tea ceremonies and special occasions. Meet your expert guide, Nariko, a food connoisseur who shares her love of cooking and baking. With a passion that began in her mother's kitchen and led her to cooking classes worldwide, spreading culinary joy is the dream! Nariko is a graduate of a patisserie course at Tsuji Culinary Institute and sushi training at the Tokyo Sushi Academy. She's even a certified decorative sushi instructor. But this isn't your ordinary nerikiri class for tourists. Nariko's here to teach you the intricate techniques and skills behind crafting one-of-a-kind nerikiri creations. You'll master various shaping and design methods while gaining insights into the tools needed and where to find them. During this 3-hour experience, create five distinctive Nerikiri designs using various tools and techniques. Plus, discover the art of table-style matcha making, learning how to prepare and savor this traditional Japanese green tea. Get ready for a nerikiri adventure that's both an art form and a taste of Japanese culture, all within the welcoming walls of a Kyoto local residence.
Matcha tea-making experience
Ingredients to make nerikiri
Handmade nerikiri to enjoy during the experience & some to take home
Transportation to/from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Meet your host (Nariko) at Tanbaguchi Station. From here, you’ll walk to the cooking studio together.
Unfortunately, children under the age of 6 cannot join this experience
Featuring beautiful landscapes from mountain to sea, Kyoto Prefecture conveys traditional Japanese culture through its architecture and gardens, art and artisanal crafts, and delicious local cuisine made from regional produce.
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(6 - 99)
Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.