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Japanese Sweets (Mochi & Nerikiri) making at a Private Home in Tokyo

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    The class takes place in a private home located within walking distance from Meguro or Gotanda Station of the JR Yamanote Line or the metro station. You will be greeted by the instructor who will start off by explaining the ingredients that are to be used for making the Japanese sweets. Then you will learn to make the Strawberry daifuku mochi and Three color dango (mochi balls on skewers) FInally, the instructor will show you how to make the nerikiri dough, which is the basis of all nerikiri wagashi. You will then have a hands-on experience of coloring and shaping your own nerikiri wagashi into a seasonal motif.

    The class will conclude with tasting the sweets with bowl of matcha green tea which you will learn how to make. All ingredients are plant-derived and no meat, seafood or eggs will be used (excluding the mochi ice cream). The instructor who is a certified Nerikiri Art Instructor is very fluent in English so she will be able to give you some insights on the local life as well as advice on where to shop or go sightseeing in Tokyo. Aprons will be provided and an English Recipe Sheet will be given to take home.

    If you like to make only nerikiri wagashi(You will be making 4 kinds of nerikiri wagashi) or only mochi dessert(You will be making 4 kinds of mochi desserts - mochi ice cream and mitarashi dango), please place a request at the time of booking.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Location: Simply Oishii Japanese Cooking Class, 3-16 Nishigotanda, Shinagawa 141-0031 Tokyo Prefecture
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