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Spring Virtual Kaiseki Cooking Workshop - Sat., March 4, 2023 11am-1:30pm PST
Reservations can be made here: The Center (JCCCNC) in San Francisco.
This spring Kaiseki workshop will feature kaibashira bonboriae (seared chilled scallops with tobiko roe), hamaguri shinjo (clam dumpling in savory soup), egg wrapped chirashi sushi (mixed sushi rice) and kinomeae (seasonal vegetable in a miso & kinome [prickly ash] dressing). Easy to follow recipes will be provided. (Note - The workshop video recording will be provided to all registrants after the workshop.)

Southborough MA Recreation Nerikiri Wagashi Workshop, November 10, 2022
Here is the link to the Workshop recording on Youtube.
Nerikiri Recipe


Mushimanju Brockton, MA Public Library Webinar
Join us for this fun Online Cooking Workshop, to be delivered by Larry Sokyo Tiscornia and Kimika Soko Takechi senseis (Urasenke Chanoyu Instructors, San Francisco). In this cooking workshop, we will learn how to make: Mushimanju: (Japanese sweet steamed buns). We will make the plain smooth [steamed bun] and show how to change it seasonally to get different effects (burning in a seasonal design, adding salted cherry blossoms, etc.)
Here is the link to the Workshop recording: Mushimanju Workshop Recording

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Yukimi (snow viewing tea)

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