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Japanese Tea Ceremony Classes

Virtual Japanese Wagashi Workshop - Sat., December 9, 2023 11am-1pm PST
This traditional wagashi Japanese sweet making workshop will feature two kinds of formal wagashi sweets used during the Japanese tea ceremony. They are both vegan and gluten free and pair well with matcha, steeped tea and coffee. Joyo Manju is a steamed sweet made with nagaimo (mountain yam), rice flour and sugar covering a center of sweet red bean paste. Yukimochi Kinton also uses nagaimo and sweet white bean paste. It is pushed through a strainer and the long treads are gathered to form a beautiful winter style sweet. Easy to follow recipes will be provided. 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 Wagashi Workshop - Sat., December 9, 2023

The 9th Ocha Zanmai:

2023 International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Culture
Theme: “Chanoyu and Tea Culture from Multiple Perspectives"
Available until Dec. 31, 2023
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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