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You can experience making rice cakes using a "kine and usu" (like a large wooden mortar and pestle) to transform the rice into a doughy texture and make sweet or savory cakes from.
- Visit my kitchen studio close to Tokyo Skytree Station
- Relax and have some of my favourite delicious green tea
- Wear our traditional clothes called “happi.”
- Pound rice into a doughy texture using a "kine and usu"
- Make toppings and fillings of your choice then Eat and chat together
Tokyo Skytree Station, East Exit
What you need to bring
- English (Fluent)
- 日本語 (Fluent)
I love traveling! I have been to over 10 countries and used to live in Australia! Basically I travel around alone, because I want to talk with local people in order to learn their real culture.
I grew up in the country side of Kyoto surrounded by unique natural activities. I became more aware of how interesting Japanese culture is through my traveling experiences abroad.
Tokyo provides a diverse amount of modern cultural experiences, however, I want to give people an entirely Japanese experience: something local and less touristy, where you'll be able to make delicious food using traditional processes.
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I had a great time making mochi with Junya. He was super friendly and chatted up with me about a whole variety of things, ranging from anime to his time in Australia to the green tea he bought for us (which was exceptional, by the way). His place is also close to the Tokyo Skytree Tower for a nice view!
The mochi making was a lot of fun! You got to see what materials were used, as well as partake in the actual pounding process yourself. It ended up being my lunch, and it was super filling and satisfying to eat all the mochi I helped create :).
Definitely recommend this experience if you want to experience a bit of Japanese culture you wouldn't get elsewhere.
Rounding cake is very fun!!!!
I highly recommend this experience! We had such a nice time with these guys. Making the rice cakes was really fun, and an interesting process to learn. They were delicious too! Thank you so much for having us 🙂
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