Learn the art of confectionery from real pastry chefs
This classroom, organized by sweets shop Yoshihiro, lets you try your hand at making your own wagashi. Professional sweets makers will guide you in the art of this craft. Once you finish, you can enjoy the experience of having tea along with the two sweets (of two styles) that you made. The workshop concludes with a group photograph and a diploma. At about 75 minutes long, this course lets you enjoy not just the pleasure of eating, but the joy of making something yourself. ▼Click here for Writer's Blog http://sharing-kyoto.com/Blog/b_002/
See Sweets Chefs Crafting Sweets By Hand
Get a chance to see how the teachers of this course craft wagashi in a miniature performance. Their deft strokes and the resulting confection are a pleasure to see.
In addition to dedicated confectionery tools, spoons, chopsticks, and other familiar items are also used. If you’re interested, be sure to ask the experts what other implements they use.
Try Making Wagashi Yourself
Watch the instructor and follow along to make two types of sweets. Instructions are provided in English, but if you get stuck, make sure to stop and ask for guidance – don’t just try to plod along.
Enjoy Your Sweet With Matcha Tea
After you finish making your sweets, enjoy it along with other sweets for sale with some matcha. The feeling you’ll experience after making something yourself and then sampling it, can’t be beat.
Manner & Tips
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Do not take any photos and touch other things while making Wagashi because of sanitation while you are making of it.
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Yoshihiro’s Kyoto Style Confectionery Class / よし廣
|Address||22, Nishinokyo Higashigekkocho, Nakagyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 604-8422|
|Directions||5-minute walk from JR Line Nijo Stn|
|Open Hours||9:15 / 11:00 / 13:30 / 15:15|
|Reservations||Advance reservations are required, but same-day reservations are also available|
|Notes||Class Time: Approx. 75 min. Class Size: 2 to 75 participants. Please Take off your shoes and change into scuffs.|
¥1,890 (children ¥1,575)
|Credit cards||Not accepted|
Instructions are written in English
|Information||Japanese and English|
|Lanuages spoken||Japanese only|