Aug. 18, 2020 UPDATE
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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, Japanese sweets 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 photo and a diploma. At about 60 minutes long, this course lets you enjoy not just the pleasures of eating, but the joy of making something yourself too. ▼Click here for Writer's Blog http://sharing-kyoto.com/Blog/b_002/
Watch Pastry Chefs Craft 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 confections 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. Can’t beat the feeling you’ll experience after making something yourself and then sampling it.
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Because of sanitation while making the Wagashi, do not take any photos or touch other things.