Make Japanese traditional seasonal confectionery in Kyoto

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You can learn seasonal sweets recipes in a traditional residence of machiya in Kyoto from a confectionery master.

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  • Learning about ingredients used for making wagashi sweets
  • Seasonal recipes which will change depending on the month
  • Experience a Japanese traditional building unique to Kyoto called Machiya residence
  • The confectionery maker, Ms Moe of Suzumeya gathers ingredients throughout Japan for her seasonal sweets

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Pick-up at JR Tanbaguchi Station


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Passion and smile!


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Suzumeya
  • 日本語 (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • 普通话 (Intermediate)

Wagashi confectionery is a daily life for us. In the old times, rural grandmothers and grandfathers ate various sweets, such as Kusamochi (dumpling made by grasses), Ohagi (glutinous rice ball with soy bean paste), and also edible wild plants.

At Suzumeya we teach how to make traditional Japanese wagashi confectioneries. We travel through Japanese rural villages to look for local ingredients, and special recipes.

In this sweets & tea party plan, we can have a small tea party with a special kind of tea produced in rural Japan. We would like to share rural livelihood and its tradition to you.

If weather permits, let's go visit a park nearby for picnic with tea and sweets we make!
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