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Japanese Summer Wagashi Dessert Class

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In this hands-on workshop, learn how to make Wagashi from scratch, with Tomoko Yagi, a wagashi expert and food consultant for Cha-An Tea House. All students will be given their own work station and tools to create and taste their creations in class, and re-make them with confidence at home.
Wagashi (和菓子 wa-gashi) are traditional Japanese confections that are often served with tea, especially the types made of mochianko(azuki bean paste), and fruits.

Date: Tuesday, July 30th
Time: 6:45pm- 8:45pm
Location: Cha-an Private Space 3rd Fl
Address: 230 E. 9th St. 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10003
Price: $60+tax (includes materials, take-home box, snacks and tea will be served)
Maximum Guest: 8
Teacher: Tomoko Yagi
About Tomoko Yagi:
Tomoko Yagi has been a dedicated student of the Urasenke School of sado, the Japanese art of tea. Her curiosity in wagashi, 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. Tomoko also teaches classes on wagashi at the Nippon Club and at Chakura. Her wagashi classes focus on the authenticity and accessibility of both ingredients and methods for the home cook in NYC, so that traditional Japanese sweets can become more ubiquitous and be enjoyed by many.

Class cancellations and delays are occasionally necessary due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances or under-enrollment.
 We appreciate your understanding.

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今回の茶菴クラスは、寒天などを使った涼しげな和菓子をご紹介します。ニューヨークでも手に入る材料を使い、ご自宅でも作れる夏にぴったりな和菓子作りをご一緒に体験しませんか?

日にち:7月30日(火曜日)
場所:茶菴プライベートスペース 3階
住所:230 E. 9th St. 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10003
時間:18時45分から約2時間のコース
値段:$60+tax (材料費込、お持ち帰りボックス、スナックとお茶付き)
募集人数:8名
講師:八木 共子
経歴:日本で調理師、栄養士の資格所得。和菓子を独学で学び、日本クラブや茶蔵の和菓子の講師も務める。父親の糖尿病と息子の強度なアトピー性皮膚炎、アレルギー体質の改善から、身体に良く免疫を高め、美味しいものを作ることに専念し、その独自の栄養学と料理法は現在では、イーストビレッジに有る蕎麦屋や茶菴などの日本食コンサルタントの基盤になっている。彼女のクラスで教える和菓子は、伝統的であり、ニューヨークでも手に入りやすい材料を使用しているので、自宅でも作ることができ、たくさんの方に楽しんで頂ける和菓子作りが学べる。裏千家茶道歴20年。

*主催者及び弊社都合や定員に満たない場合、また天候などのやむを得ない事情により開催日時の変更及び中止をさせていただく場合がございます。予めご了承ください。*