Wagashi (Japanese Traditional Sweets) Class

Delicate and artistic, you will learn how to make one of the most historical and beautiful Japanese dessert of all time, wagashi.

Wagashi are small and sweet treats made from plant ingredients and are often seen during traditional tea ceremonies. It goes perfectly well with a cup of matcha green tea and is eaten as afternoon snack or dessert. To make the perfect wagashi treat, one must be patient because wagashi typically takes a lot of work but the results will always be satisfying. Most of the time, they are named after nature sceneries and poetries, which makes it a historical dish that transcends time. Delicate and colorful, it reflects the beauty of Japan and is seen as one of the most detailed desserts to be done because of its artistic characteristics. In this special wagashi making class in Tokyo, you will learn how to hold, mold, and create the most delicate and aesthetic dessert you will ever know.

Menu of the Wagashi Making Class in Tokyo:

  • For Wagashi Class:
    • 4 pieces of nerikiri wagashi
  • For Wagashi and Mochi Class:
    • Strawberry daifuku
    • Tofu warabi mochi
    • 2 pieces of nerikiri wagashi

Highlights of the Wagashi Making Class in Tokyo:

  • Learn how to make traditional nerikiri wagashi, daifuku, and mochi (Daifuku and mochi are only in the wagashi and mochi class)
  • Make a delicious set of wagashi and bring home a box of it
  • Enjoy the creations you’ve made with complimentary matcha green tea

Group Size:

Minimum of two, maximum of six participants.
If you are a single traveler, please contact us.

Location:
All classes are held in a private residence. It’s a 5-minute walk from Fudomae Station (Metro -Mita line or Nanboku line) and a 10-minute walk from Meguro Station (JR Yamanote Line). The exact location and address of the said residence will be given upon the confirmation of your attendance.

Warnings and Special Notes from the Organizer:

  • Please be reminded to come to the class on time
  • As the house is not childproof, toddlers under the age of 4 are not allowed
  • This is a smoke-free residence. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated

Read about Dianna’s wagashi making experience in Tokyo

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Morning class (10am - 1pm) Afternoon class (1pm - 4pm)

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Wagashi (Japanese Traditional Sweets) Class

From: 6,700¥

Meguro Meguro Tokyo
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Morning class (10am - 1pm) Afternoon class (1pm - 4pm)

One person attends a food event on Tokyo by Food, 10 children have their lunch in Cambodia. Learn more about Food for Happiness Project

Wagashi (Japanese Traditional Sweets) Class

From: 6,700¥

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