Traditional Japanese Wagashi Making Class in Kyoto
Tea Ceremony in a Traditional Kyoto Machiya
Wagashi Making Classes in Kyoto
Want to enjoy a sweet part of Kyoto's food culture? Satisfy your sugar cravings in the old capital of Japan with a wagashi making class in Kyoto! Composed of ingredients like sweet bean paste and glutinous rice flour, wagashi are 100% vegan, and usually gluten-free too. Little works of art, Japanese wagashi are traditional sweets shaped into motifs representing the season. For example, uchiwa, or fan-shaped wagashi are popular in the summer in Japan. Wagashi are so beautiful that you may prefer to keep them forever rather than eat them, but wagashi do pair very nicely with a hot cup of tea. They are used in tea ceremonies and accompany a foamy bowl of vibrant green matcha. In Kyoto, high quality Uji matcha complements these edible jewels perfectly! Great for kids, families, and those who love arts and crafts, these wagashi making classes in Kyoto will equip you will the tools and skills you need to make stunning wagashi with your own two hands. Under the attentive guidance of your wagashi making instructor, soon you’ll be confidently shaping and molding these edible artworks!