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Wagashi Appreciation + Tea Pairing

By Love For Wagashi x Kohakudo Lenaria

  • 220 Singapore dollars
  • 183 Jalan Pelikat, The Promenade@ Pelikat

Service Description

Immerse yourself in this interactive & hands-on Mid-Autumn themed workshop. Learn to craft your very own traditional Japanese nerikiri & enjoy your works of edible art with various tea pairings at the end of the session! Dates: TBA Time: TBA Participants must be age 16 & above. In Part 1 (Wagashi Appreciation), you will learn: - A brief history of wagashi & the culture behind this traditional art form. - The significance of various Nerikiri designs - How to truly appreciate wagashi - Fundamentals of making traditional nerikiri - Various techniques to create 2 beautiful & fun nerikiri designs - Craft your very own nerikiri, to be enjoyed in Part 2 of the workshop. - Troubleshooting, tips & tricks. In Part 2 (Tea Pairing): - Discover the origin, types of tea, brewing method and the basic principles of tea pairing - Learn and discuss the ‘way’ of the tea (お茶の心得) - Enjoy a curated wagashi x tea pairing at the end of the session <Includes different flavors of 2 nerikiri(Chrysenthamum & yuzu, crafted by you), 2 kohakutou & 1 seasonal premium daifuku(Bonus!), paired with 4 types of tea> - After the workshop, you will be able to recreate & design your very own tea experience at home! *This workshop is suitable for beginners, no prior knowledge is required. **All tools and equipment will be provided for use during the workshop. Class size is limited to allow for more individual attention & guidance. About our guest instructor: Elena, the founder of Kohakudo Lenaria, is a kohakutou artist, tea enthusiast & certified tea sommelier (2016, Australian Tea Masters). Elena is always searching for new ways to enjoy tea in any situation. As the saying goes, her motto is “You can’t buy happiness but you can get a cup of tea, and that’s kind of the same thing.”


Cancellation Policy

Once your booking is confirmed, no refunds or transfers to another class will be given. Payment will be fully forfeited regardless of the unforeseen circumstances. We recommend that you arrange for someone to attend in your place. Please inform us of the person who will be attending in your place.