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Japanese Tea Ceremony Classes

Virtual Japanese Kaiseki Workshop - Sat., October 14, 2023 11am-1:30pm PDT
The kaiseki tenshin menu will include sakana kobujime (kelp marinated white fish), grilled duck breast, matsukazedofu (baked autumn loaf of ground turkey and tofu), konnyaku & yuzu miso sauce ("devils tongue" yam with citron miso sauce), subasu (vinegared lotus root) and kuri sekihan (chestnut red beans and rice [aka - Happy Rice]). Workshop fee $30 / $25 for Center members. (Note - The workshop video recording will be provided to all registrants after the workshop.)
Register at the Center - Virtual Kaiseki Workshop - Sat., Oct.14, 2023

SAVE THE DATE - Saturday, December 9, 2023, Center Virtual Wagashi Workshop (Announcement coming soon.)

newThe 9th Ocha Zanmai:

new2023 International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Culture
Theme: “Chanoyu and Tea Culture from Multiple Perspectives"
Click here for more information and to register.

Urasenke Tanko Magazine Icho Plaza Article (Japanese)

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

S.F. Japantown Tea Ceremony with 2Chainz

Past Tea Times Index

In Home Wagashi Workshop

Washington & Lee Tearoom Opening

The Way of Tea, Asian Art Museum S.F.

"The New Way of Tea"  

 Dr. Genshitsu Sen Tea Offerings

Wa Kei Sei Jaku  

 Soko Takechi & Sokyo Tiscornia

Wagashi (Japanese sweets)

S.F. Chronicle Wagashi Article  

 Chabana (flowers for tea)

Ware for Chanoyu Show 1998  

Yukimi (snow viewing tea)

 Student Tea Demonstration

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Japan Related Links

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(site updated September 30, 2023)