Learn How to Make Mochi & Dango With a Certified Instructor

Organized by Yuko Di Stasio
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Duration
2 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 5 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Private Experience
Learn the history and culture behind famous Japanese sweets as you make your own with your English-speaking host in Tokyo!
Highlights
A private cooking lesson with lifetime tips and tricks
Make wagashi all the while enjoying a view of the Kanda River
Enjoy your delicious creations with a cup of tea or coffee
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
If you want to learn about Japanese culture and history, making traditional sweets is a delectable place to start. Boasting stunning views of the Kanda River, this home cooking course will teach you all there is to know about wagashi, or Japanese sweets. Get into the groove with a seasonal story about the Japanese sweets you’ll learn to make. Then, you’ll try making strawberry daifuku and three-color dango, both of which can be enjoyed with a selection of tea or coffee. And since you’re going to want to take the recipe home with you, a downloadable recipe will be provided so you can recreate the taste of Japan back home! Host Yuko is a certified instructor from the Wagashi Promotion Association of Japan and has made it her life’s work to teach foreigners about the world of Japanese sweets. She is passionate about all things Japan and is happy to discuss cultural touchstones like kimono and kabuki with you. If you’re looking to increase your knowledge and have a delicious bite to eat at the same time, this private course will be the perfect addition to your Tokyo itinerary. Experience flow: A little seasonal story about Japanese sweets Make the mochi and dango with Yuko’s expert guidance Eat your sweets with a cup of green tea (matcha) or coffee
Inclusions
Ingredients for two daifuku and two dango skewers
Tea or coffee to drink with the wagashi
Downloadable recipe
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
At the host's house, which is an 8-minute walk from Edogawabashi Station.
Remarks
Children under 4 years old cannot join this experience
Aprons are available upon request
Not wheelchair accessible
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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Earliest available date: June 19, 2024
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals