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Wagashi Class with Matcha Tasting

In this hands-on workshop, learn how to make Wagashi (traditional Japanese confections) from scratch

  • 130 US dollars
  • Midtown, NYC

Service Description

Highlights - Learn how to make Nerikirim, a kind of Wagashi from Scratch. - Enjoy authentic Matcha prepared by Yoshitsugu. -The experience is between 150 minutes. ***Payment Methods*** Your booking is not final until sending payment to host. Please make a note stating your name and date of reservation. PayPal: @YoshitsuguNagano Experience Detail Wagashi (和菓子 wa-gashi) are traditional Japanese confections that are often served with tea. In this hands-on workshop, learn how to make Nerikiri, a kind of Wagashi, from scratch with Tomoko Yagi from Cha An Teahouse. Stay after the workshop to taste authentic Matcha usually served at Japanese tea ceremonies, prepared by special guest Yoshitsugu Nagano. About Yoshitsugu Nagano is the youngest person to be certified in the highest rank of the Ueda Soko school of samurai tea ceremony and serves as a regular professor of the school. In 2019, Yoshitsugu relocated to New York City, where he has been energetically promoting the spirituality and aesthetics of the Japanese tea ritual. Furthermore, he has been working and establishing new styles as a modern tea ceremony that incorporates new expressions into the traditional tea ritual to create new ways of engaging tea ritual. Tomoko Yagi has been a dedicated student of the Urasenke School of Sado, the Japanese art of tea. Her curiosity about wagashi, and traditional Japanese sweets, stems from her tea studies, and also from her experience as a certified nutritionist in Japan. Cooking nutritious and appetizing meals for her diabetic father laid the foundation for her future work as a Japanese food consultant for various restaurants such as Sobaya, Cha An teahouse, and TIC Restaurant Group in New York’s East Village. Inclusions - Recipes and instructions in English. - All utensils and tools will be provided. - Complimentary matcha. Exclusions - Transportation to and from the location. - Extra teas or desserts you wish to purchase. Remarks - Please be reminded to come to the class on time. - This is a smoke-free residence. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. - Venue details will be provided after paid. - This is not a private session. You might be able to meet new friends who also love food!

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Cancellation Policy

Guests can cancel reservations 7 days before the Experiences with a full refund minus 5% third-party transaction fee; 5 days before the Experiences with a 70% refund; and 2 days before the Experiences with a 50% refund. If the experience is scheduled to take place within forty-eight hours, the Guests will not be entitled to a refund. Please contact to process refund if your experience will take place within 7 days. *Some hosts have their own cancellation policy, please see the experience description section for each experience.

Contact Details

1717 Innovation Center, East Cary Street, Richmond, VA, USA

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