• Temari sushi WS
  • Temari sushi
  • Japanese pickles
  • Joei-sensei
  • Cotolab
  • Sake tasting
Temari sushi WS Temari sushi Japanese pickles Joei-sensei Cotolab Sake tasting
Price:

¥2,160/person (incl. tax) for temari sushi & koji pickles

¥2,700/person (incl. tax) for sake tasting
Address:
2 Chome-42-1, Asagayaminami, Suginami, Tokyo
Distance from Station:
1 minute on foot from JR Asagaya Station, East Exit
Website:
https://www.coto-lab.com/studio/
Communication:
Instructors speak English.
  • no-smoking
  • no-credit-card
  • family-friendly

TEMARI SUSHI & JAPANESE PICKLES WORKSHOP (+ SAKE TASTING)

COTO LAB WORKSHOP 1
Temari Sushi and Japanese Pickles Workshop (Sake Tasting is a separate event at the same place later in the day. Information below)

Content: Learn how to make simple “Temari” ball sushi, and about koji-fermantation to make Japanese pickles. *Vegans will be catered to (If you are vegan please note in your sign-up email)

Materials: Ingredients & tools provided.

Location: Coto Lab Cooking Studio in Beans, Asagaya (2 Chome-42-1, Asagayaminami, Suginami, Tokyo)

Workshop Times: approximately 30 minutes (including eating) on August 5th, 2018. Please choose your session:
A. 10:30am – 11:00am
B. 11:15am – 11:45am
C. 1:00pm – 1:30pm
D. 1:45pm – 2:15pm

Capacity: up to 16 participants per each session

Cost: 2,160 yen (incl. tax) per person. Children below Elementary School age may join with a parent at no extra charge. Participation fee will be required from all others. Japanese yen only.

Instructor: Joei Asari, an expert on Japanese Koji Fermentation. He has lived and taught Japanese cuisine abroad and speaks proficient English.

Sign up/schedule/inquiry: Please contact us/sign-up by sending an email to:

jpcultureweb@npo-tff.org

Please include the following information for each member of your group:
① Your name(s)
② your country/native language
③ what time you would like to join the workshop(s) (please write A, B, C, or D (and E or F if you want to add the sake tasting workshop, below))
④ allergy information (if applicable; ex.: “vegan”, “allergic to shellfish”, etc.)

Sign up deadline: August 2, 2018

Participants will learn how to make temari sushi, a simpler and convenient way to make sushi using varieties of vegetables and some fresh seafood. It can be made using entirely vegetables for vegan participants. Enjoy eating your creations after you’ve finished. Joei-sensei, a specialist on the Japanese fermentation process, will also explain about koji, and how to use it to make Japanese pickles. Japanese people will also be taking the class so enjoy communicating with both other international people and local Japanese!

 

COTO LAB WORKSHOP 2
Summer Sake Tasting

Content: Learn about the best sake for summer, and how this Japanese rice wine is made. You’ll also learn about and try sake tasting, including a blindfold taste test.

Materials: Sake for tasting and snacks provided.

Location: Coto Lab Cooking Studio in Beans, Asagaya (2 Chome-42-1, Asagayaminami, Suginami, Tokyo)

Workshop Times: approximately 1 hour on August 5th, 2018. Please choose your time:
E. 4:00pm – 5:00pm
F. 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Capacity: up to 16 participants per each session

Cost: 2,700 yen (incl. tax) per person. Participants age 20 and older only. Japanese yen only.

Instructor: Jun Ohkuma, manager of Oboro Saketen, a well known sake shop in Shimbashi, Tokyo. He speaks English and will teach in English as necessary.

Sign up/schedule/inquiry: Please contact us/sign-up by sending an email to:

jpcultureweb@npo-tff.org

Please include the following information for each member of your group:
① Your name(s)
② your country/native language
③ what time you would like to join the workshop(s) (please write E or F (as well as A, B, C, or D if you plan to take the sushi/pickles workshop as well))
④ allergy information (if applicable; ex.: “vegan”, “allergic to shellfish”, etc.)

Sign up deadline: August 2, 2018

This sake tasting class will be divided into three sections, including 1. learning about the best sake for summer and how it is made, 2. a lesson on sake tasting with three different types of sake, and 3. a “blind taste test” game testing your new sake-tasting skills. During the workshop you will be able to enjoy 3 different types of sake and 3 kinds of “otsumami”, food that pair well with sake. Japanese people will also be taking the class so enjoy communicating with both other international people and local Japanese!

Visit the Asagaya Tanabata Festival before, after, or in between!
Please note that on August 5th in Asagaya the Asagaya Tanabata Festival will be taking place, so before or after your workshop it is the perfect time to visit the festival. And if you are interested in the sushi/pickles workshop AND the sake tasting workshop, you can visit the festival in between! There will be imaginative hanging street decorations and Japanese street food galore! The Asagaya Tanabata Festvial takes place in the Asagaya Pearl Center covered shopping street, only a minute or so on foot from Coto Lab.

 

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[published June 2018]