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◇ Learn how to make two kinds of Nerikiri from scratch. 


 ◇ Choose your favorite tea bowl and make your own Matcha green tea using a bamboo whisk. Matcha green tea goes well with Nerikiri!! 


 ◇ This class for beginners who would like to make the delicious and kawaii seasonal Nerikiri.  


《Date》 
Oct 28 14:30-17:00
Oct 28 18:00-20:30

 If the class is taught in both English and Japanese, finishing time may over the estimated time schedule. 


 《Venue》 

 A share space near by the Sensoji Temple, Asakusa 

 - 4min. on foot from Tawaramachi Station, 田原町駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line) 
 - 6min. on foot from Asakusa Station, 浅草駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Tobu Skytree Line, etc ) ※ I will send you an address when your reservation is confirmed. 


 ■ Participation Cost: ¥2,500 


 ■ Participants : Max. 6 

 Class will be held in Japanese and/or English according to the language participants speak. 


 ■What to bring: an apron and a towel 


〔 Time Table 〕 


 1)Lesson Start!!  

 - self-introduction of each other -brief introduction of the origin of the name "Nerikiri" and the story behind the monthly motifs 


 2)Make Nerikiri dough from scratch

 - Nerikiri recipe is modified as simple as possible so that you can make easily at home using simple ingredients (white red bean paste, mochi powder, and sugar) and microwave 

 ※ You will cooperate with other participants in making Nerikiri dough. 


 3) Color the Nerikiri dough 

 - We will use food color made with natural materials. 


 4)Shape the Nerikiri dough 

 - Wrap the bean paste ball with Nerikiri dough. Shape the dough into designs by using specialized tools, cotton clothes, triangular sticks and etc. 

 ※ You will make three Nerikiri (two kinds). 



 5)Taste Nerikiri with Matcha green tea !!

Make a tea using a bamboo whisk and taste with a Nerikiri you made. 


 6)Clean up 

 Please help us cleaning up while having a friendly chat with other participants. 



 Thank you for sharing your time with us!! 

 After the class, please enjoy the sightseeing around Asakusa. 

We are willing to tell you our favorite place to visit, eat and shop in Asakusa.

 Please feel free to ask us any question you have ; )      

       



◇ Learn how to make two kinds of Nerikiri from scratch. One for pink moss field design and two for iris design. Both designs represent significant flowers of May in Japan. 


 ◇ Choose your favorite tea bowl and make your own Matcha green tea using a bamboo whisk.

Matcha green tea goes well with Nerikiri!! 


 ◇ This class for beginners who would like to make the delicious and kawaii seasonal Nerikiri.




《Date》

  •  May 13th (Sat) 15:00-17:30  Fully booked
 May 13th (Sat) 18:00-20:30  Fully booked


May 21st (Sun) 13:30-16:00  
May 21st (Sun) 17:00-19:30

If the class is taught in both English and Japanese, finishing time may over the estimated time schedule.


《Venue》

A share space near by the Sensoji Temple, Asakusa

 - 4min. on foot from Tawaramachi Station, 田原町駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line) 

 - 6min. on foot from Asakusa Station, 浅草駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Tobu Skytree Line, etc ) 

 ※ I will send you an address when your reservation is confirmed. 


 ■ Participation Cost:  ¥2,500


■ Participants : Max. 6

Class will be held in Japanese and/or English according to the language participants speak.


 ■What to bring: an apron and a towel 




〔 Time Table 〕 


 1)Lesson Start!! 

 - self-introduction of each other

 -brief introduction of the origin of the name "Nerikiri" and the story behind the monthly motifs 


 2)Make Nerikiri dough from scratch 

- Nerikiri recipe is modified as simple as possible so that you can make easily at home using simple ingredients (white red bean paste, mochi powder, and sugar) and microwave 

 ※ You will cooperate with other participants in making Nerikiri dough. 


 3) Color the Nerikiri dough

- We will use food color made with natural materials.


 4)Shape the Nerikiri dough

- Wrap the bean paste ball with Nerikiri dough. Shape the dough into designs by using cotton clothes and triangular sticks. 

 ※ You will make three Nerikiri (two kinds). 

Two kinds of sweet bean past; sweet red bean paste and white bean paste with miso flavor.

Please make with your original pattern.


 5)Taste Nerikiri with Matcha green tea !!

 Make a tea using a bamboo whisk and taste with a Nerikiri you made. 


 6)Clean up 

 Please help us cleaning up while having a friendly chat with other participants. 




 Thank you for sharing your time with us!! 

After the class, please enjoy the sightseeing around Asakusa. We are willing to tell you our favorite place to visit, eat and shop in Asakusa.

Please feel free to ask us any question you have ; )       


5guests joined Nerikiri lesson and made Nerikiri with bush warbler and cherry blossom shapes. 

Two students arrived first and started first to make Nerikiri dough from scratch for the class. We usually team up and split the part for the process. I bet it was hard work for two to prepare for five.

I appreciate their help!

Class was told in Japanese and English. We had 3 Japanese guests and 2 guests from abroad.

There are two guests from Spain who lives in Paris. They spoke Spanish, French, English, and also are learning Japanese. They were into Japanese onomatopoeia. We told each other how to say things in our language.

We laughed a lot in a class!! 
Making Nerikiri into shapes.

She is making matcha green tea and had with a piece of Nerikiri.

They liked taste of anko inside; red bean paste and white bean paste with cherry blossom flavor.

Very cute Nerikiri!!!!! 
Nicely done(*´꒳`*)

Thanks again all for joining the class♪
There are cherry blossom trees near by my home. They are fully blooming now.

This is last week↓

This is now ↓

Very beautiful (*´∇`*) as they are welcoming the start of new life.

(In Japan, schools and jobs start from April.)

I hope no heavy rain and wind to see the cherry blossoms for little longer.

We hosted Galette and Nerikiri party at Asakusa.

Galette from France and Nerikiri from Japan seems like mismatch combination but we had a good time exchanging each culture.

We prepared ingredients of galette together while letting the dough rest.

We cut bananas and stairfried bacons, paprika, shimeji mushrooms and spinach.


He is an expert of making galette who happens to make Galette very often at home.

He participated as a student but kindly showing how to make them and when is the time to flip and to be done.


Time to eat(*´∇`*)

We cut Galette into a half to try various combinations!!


After we enjoyed Galette, we made two Nerikiri each with cherry blossom shapes, one with sweet red bean paste and the other with black sesame paste inside. 

Most of participants were their first time to make Nerikiri and they all did good job!!

I had forgotten to take picture of them making Nerikiri。゚(゚´ω`゚)゚。

4 students joined in one day Nerikiri class and made Nerikiri from scratch.


Nerikiri lesson was held at Asakusa. Some of them stopped by the Kappabashi utility street and enjoyed shopping. It is very fun place to visit for those who love cooking!!


I asked them "What made you join in the Nerikiri class".

Their answers were....


● Last  time, I joined in the Nerikiri class for beginners and I enjoyed it very much. This time, I thought Nerikiri in Cherry blossom and bush warbler shapes was very cute and wanted to try making them!

● I also joined in the Nerikiri class for beginners and tried to make some at home. I wanted to learn more varieties from hands-on experience.

● I like to cook and join in workshop to learn how to cook dishes in various kinds. I was interested in learning how to make Nerikiri.

● I usually bake cakes and did not have much chance to make Japanese confectionery. I wanted to add Nerikiri in my sweet repertoire.


I'm really glad that they participated in our lesson!!


★lesson photos↓★


Students were paired to make Nerikiri dough working in good cooperation. 


Wrapping a bean paste ball with Nerikiri dough


I am showing how to make nerikiri in a bush warbler shape.


All works are done!! Everyone did good job(*´∇`*)

Make own matcha green tea.
They enjoyed their Nerikiri with tea.
My friends from high school visited me to make spring Nerikiri(*^▽^*)
We started from making Nerikiri dough from scratch. It had been for a while since we met the last, so we couldn't stop talking and caught up each other.

Nerikiri making has to be done quickly, not to let the dough cold and dry.
Our Nerikiri making went so well. I was surprised by how quickly and efficiently we arranged even though we were chatting a lot. 

There are the Nerikiri sweets my friends made!!!! 
Two with bush warbler motifs and one with cherry blossom motif
Nicely done♡

This time, I made Nerikiri together with them. 
Bush warbler motifs are very difficult to make(>_<)

We ate them with brown rice tea!
✳︎All the seats have been occupied for this event ✳︎

◇  You will make two Galette, thin pancakes made with buck wheat flour. Basic ingredients are bacon, cheese and a egg. They go well with either salty or sweet. 

〔 Examples of Galette Menue 〕

  • bacon + shimeji mushroom + cheese
  • honey + butter + fruits
  • paprika + spinach + cheese   and more.....

You can make with your favorite combination!!


◇ After enjoying galette lunch, you will have Nerikiri making experience! You will make two pieces of Nerikiri with Sakura design, representing the significant feature of spring in Japan. 

Taste one for a dessert and bring one back home.

※ An instructor will prepare and color Nerikiri dough in advance. You will start from the process of wrapping and forming the dough with specialized tools. 

 

◇ We will tell you the cherry blossom viewing spot nearby. If you have time, you can walk under cherry blossom trees.




■ Date:  April 2nd (Sat.) 11:30-14:00 + Cherry blossom viewing on your own


■ Venue: A share space near by the Sensoji Temple, Asakusa 

 - 4min. on foot from Tawaramachi Station, 田原町駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line) 

 - 6min. on foot from Asakusa Station, 浅草駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Tobu Skytree Line, etc ) 

 ※ I will send you an address when your reservation is confirmed. 


 ■ Participation Cost:  ¥3,000


 ■ Participants : Max. 10

  Class will be held in Japanese and/or English according to the language participants speak. 


 ■What to bring: an apron and a towel 

 If you are visitors and does not have these items with you, please let us know. 



Thank you for sharing a time with us!! 

 After the class, please enjoy the sightseeing around Asakusa. We are willing to tell you our favorite place to visit, eat and shop in Asakusa.

Please feel free to ask us any question you have ; )


This is my favorite style of cherry blossom viewing.

Potluck party under the cherry blossom trees(*´∇`*)

Green salad, potato salad, fried chickens, stir fried noodles, French fries, soy sause flavored eggs......and more!!!!!!

We are much more attracted to foods and drinks than to viewing cherry blossoms beautifully blooming above us....

We excuse this situation by saying the phrase; "Hana Yori Dango".

Literally translated as "we prefer Dango to Hana".

Hana= flower, cherry blossoms
Yori = better than, over
Dango = dumprings, popular sweets to eat at cherry blossom viewing

"Pudding rather than fame" and "Bread is better than the songs of birds" in English.

By the way, I brought....

Two layer Bean jelly with Sakura and green tea flavors.

Sakura mochi, sweet red bean paste wrapped with grained sweet sticky rice, topped with salted cherry blossom flowers.

Finally, a photo of cherry blossom trees!!!
If you are looking for something to do at night in Asakusa, here is a event you can have fun!!

『Spring Nerikiri Lesson with Matcha Green Tea』

▪︎Date: April 8th Sat. 18:30-21:00

▪︎Venue: A share space near by the Sensoji Temple, Asakusa

- 4min. on foot from Tawaramachi Station, 田原町駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line)

- 6min. on foot from Asakusa Station, 浅草駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Tobu Skytree Line, etc )

※ I will send you an address when your reservation is confirmed.

▪︎ Participation Cost: ¥2,500


Please see more details from here⬇︎

WaNavi House Nerikiri lesson in Tokyo

Spring Nerikiri Lesson with Matcha Green Tea


◇  Learn how to make two kinds of Nerikiri from scratch. One for Sakura design and two for Japanese bush warbler design. Both designs represent significant features of Spring in Japan.


◇  Choose your favorite tea bowl and make your own Matcha green tea by using a bamboo whisk. 

Matcha green tea goes well with Nerikiri!!


◇  This class for beginners who would like to make the delicious and kawaii seasonal Nerikiri.





■ Date: 

March 23rd (Thur.) 14:30-17:00 

April 8th (Sat.) 15:00-17:30

April 8th (Sat.) 18:30-21:00

■ Venue: A share space near by the Sensoji Temple, Asakusa

- 4min. on foot from Tawaramachi Station, 田原町駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line)

- 6min. on foot from Asakusa Station, 浅草駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Tobu Skytree Line, etc )

※ I will send you an address when your reservation is confirmed.


■ Participation Cost: 

-- March 23rd (Thur.) 14:30-17:00 ¥2,000 

※【Discounted Price】¥500 off for the first monthly event


-- April 8th (Sat.) 15:00-17:30 

-- April 8th (Sat.) 18:30-21:00
¥2,500


■ Participants : Max. 6

Class will be held in Japanese and/or English according to the language participants speak.


What to bring: an apron and a towel

If you are visitors and does not have these items with you, please let us know.


〔 Time Table 〕


1)Lesson Start!! 

- self-introduction of each other

-brief introduction of the origin of the name "Nerikiri" and the story behind the monthly motifs


2)Make Nerikiri dough from scratch

Nerikiri recipe is modified as simple as possible so that you can make easily at home using simple ingredients (white red bean paste, mochi powder, and sugar) and microwave

※ You will cooperate with other participants in making Nerikiri dough.


3) Color the Nerikiri dough 

beets for pink color, gardenia for yellow color, green tea powder for green color


4)Shape the Nerikiri dough

Wrap the bean paste ball with Nerikiri dough. Shape the dough into designs by using cotton clothes and triangular sticks. 

※ You will make three Nerikiri (two kinds). Two kinds of sweet bean past; sweet red bean paste and white bean paste with sakura flavor.


5)Taste Nerikiri with Matcha green tea

Make a tea using a bamboo whisk and taste with a Nerikiri you made.


6)Clean up

Please help us cleaning up while having a friendly chat with other participants.




Thank you for sharing a time with us!!

After the class, please enjoy the sightseeing around Asakusa. We are willing to tell you our favorite place to visit, eat and shop in Asakusa.

Please feel free to ask us any question you have ; )


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Spring is my favorite season! Spring flowers start to bloom and greet us with spring colors♪

I also love to eat spring sweets with strawberries, Sakura flavor, Matcha green tea flavor, and more.  

You can easily find them at any super market in Japan.



Around this time of the year, cherry blossom forecast is on my mind. 


Cherry Blossom Forecast of 2017 was released by JMC,Japan Meteorological Corporation.


In Tokyo Area
Forecasted Flowering Date ------  3/19
Forecasted Full Bloom Date ------  3/29


This information is from 5th forecast announced by JMC. 

Cherry blossom forecasted date will be updated frequently. 

Please update your information from their official webpage.


Here is JMC official webpage.


◇  Learn how to make two kinds of Nerikiri from scratch. One for Sakura design and two for Japanese bush warbler design. Both designs represent significant features of Spring in Japan.


◇  Choose your favorite tea bowl and make your own Matcha green tea by using a bamboo whisk. 

Matcha green tea goes well with Nerikiri!!


◇  This class for beginners who would like to make the delicious and kawaii seasonal Nerikiri.





■ Date: 

March 23rd (Thur.) 14:30-17:00 

April 8th (Sat.) 15:00-17:30

April 8th (Sat.) 18:30-21:00

■ Venue: A share space near by the Sensoji Temple, Asakusa

- 4min. on foot from Tawaramachi Station, 田原町駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line)

- 6min. on foot from Asakusa Station, 浅草駅 (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Tobu Skytree Line, etc )

※ I will send you an address when your reservation is confirmed.


■ Participation Cost: 

-- March 23rd (Thur.) 14:30-17:00 ¥2,000 

※【Discounted Price】¥500 off for the first monthly event


-- April 8th (Sat.) 15:00-17:30 

-- April 8th (Sat.) 18:30-21:00
¥2,500


■ Participants : Max. 6

Class will be held in Japanese and/or English according to the language participants speak.


What to bring: an apron and a towel

If you are visitors and does not have these items with you, please let us know.


〔 Time Table 〕


1)Lesson Start!! 

- self-introduction of each other

-brief introduction of the origin of the name "Nerikiri" and the story behind the monthly motifs


2)Make Nerikiri dough from scratch

Nerikiri recipe is modified as simple as possible so that you can make easily at home using simple ingredients (white red bean paste, mochi powder, and sugar) and microwave

※ You will cooperate with other participants in making Nerikiri dough.


3) Color the Nerikiri dough 

beets for pink color, gardenia for yellow color, green tea powder for green color


4)Shape the Nerikiri dough

Wrap the bean paste ball with Nerikiri dough. Shape the dough into designs by using cotton clothes and triangular sticks. 

※ You will make three Nerikiri (two kinds). Two kinds of sweet bean past; sweet red bean paste and white bean paste with sakura flavor.


5)Taste Nerikiri with Matcha green tea

Make a tea using a bamboo whisk and taste with a Nerikiri you made.


6)Clean up

Please help us cleaning up while having a friendly chat with other participants.




Thank you for sharing a time with us!!

After the class, please enjoy the sightseeing around Asakusa. We are willing to tell you our favorite place to visit, eat and shop in Asakusa.

Please feel free to ask us any question you have ; )