Osaka Cooking Class
Wagashi Sweet Making & Tea Ceremony

Wagashi Tea Ceremony   Osaka
★★★★★ 5

House

Pick Up

Vegetarian

2 hours

Max 6 guests

Market Visiting






Cooking Class Menu

・Japanese Nerikiri Treat
・Bowls of matcha (First Terumi will serve you in an authentic way of tea ceremony, Next is your turn to make another bowl of matcha with Terumi's instruction).

  • Tea Ceremony

    Tea Ceremony

    The Japanese tea ceremony is a centuries-old tradition closely tied to Zen Buddhist principles, and a popular way to experience Japanese culture. There are several variations on this ritual. At its base, powdered green tea (matcha) is prepared and served in accordance with strict rules. Oftentimes, wagashi (Japanese sweets) is served alongside the bitter green tea.

Cooking Class Information

Duration: 2 hours
Starting time: 10:00 am

Meeting Location : JR Ibaraki station (13-15 min from JR Osaka station)

Join to experience Japanese 2 unique cultures, "Japanese Nerikiri Making" and "Making a bowl of matcha" in tea ceremony style on tatami mats.

We will start with molding soft "nerikiri" dough into seasonal flower shape
because generally we get a sense of the season in tea ceremony.
And your hand-made nerikiri is served with Kyoto's traditional dry confectionery.

And then we'll move to tea ceremony.
First Terumi will serve a bowl of matcha to each guest in a basic way
of authentic tea ceremony.

And next is your turn!!
Please try making another bowl of matcha by yourself using tea tools.

If you have difficulties in sitting on your knees, we have chairs for tatami.


About Host


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Terumi

★★★★★ (5)

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Hello. I am Terumi. I am an international homestyle cooking researcher and instructor based in Japan since 2008.
I really love communicating with international people trough food, cooking and tea. I would like to share my recipe with as many people as possible.


Area



The closest station

Namba Station




How to get to the station?

From Namba Station: 5mins




Free pick up service

This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!



Exact location provided after booking.


Reviews of Cooking Class

Julian Howard, Australia

★★★★★

Wonderful Tea Ceremony with Terumi at her home. We made traditional Japanese sweets followed by the tea ceremony held in a traditional Japanese room. Terumi explained the history and the steps involved in the tea ceremony . We thoroughly enjoyed this must do Japanese experience. Thanks Terumi for a lovely, informative morning.

Mar 2020


Dinis, Canada

★★★★★

Thanks again Terumi! It was a great experience and insight in Japanese culture and philosophy.

Feb 2020


Joey Wong, Singapore

★★★★★

Terumi is a warm host and clear with her instructions. Communication leading up to the class was also easy and prompt. It was a fun and lovely afternoon learning about new cultures :)

Dec 2019


Ellen, United Kingdom

★★★★★

I enjoyed a few wonderful hours with Terumi san. She is a caring and intelligent instructor who made me feel comfortable. She has an abundance of knowledge on Japanese food, sweets and the tea ceremony. Not only does she have the technical skill to help you make delicious food, but she also deeply understands the philosophy of wa shoku and the tea ceremony. Terumi picked me up from the station (I accidentally went to the wrong one!) Terumi also went the extra mile in preparing an addition of food for our lunch, which we shared with her wonderful Aunt. I was so full! There was a genuine feeling of love and gratitude at the table. Terumi and I made nerikiri (a type of Japanese sweet) which wasnt as hard as it looks! The tea ceremony was a beautiful process and I felt the added level of instruction (I was asked to have a go!) helped me to more fully understand the practice. I thought a tea ceremony would be quite austere, but thankfully this was fun. Terumi had all the photos of our day uploaded really quickly in a shared folder. She even took me out to a local shop so I could buy a souvenir of our day. What a wonderful experience; I can't wait to do it again!

Nov 2019


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FAQ about Wagashi Sweet Making & Tea Ceremony | Cooking class by Terumi

  • Is Wagashi Sweet Making & Tea Ceremony available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Wagashi Sweet Making & Tea Ceremony has a vegetarian option.

  • How long is this cooking class by Terumi?

    Duration of this cooking class is 2 hours.

  • How to get to the place where Wagashi Sweet Making & Tea Ceremony being held?

    Please go to Namba Station which takes 5 mins from Namba Station. Then Terumi (host) will pick you up there!

  • How much does it cost to join Wagashi Sweet Making & Tea Ceremony?

    It costs 4500 per person.

  • What is the maximum capacity of Terumi's cooking class?

    Up to 6 people can join Terumi's cooking class.

Additional cooking class information

  • Confirmation

    You will receive the confirmation within 24 hours.

  • Payment

    We accepts these cards on airKitchen.

  • Cancellation

    Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the class begins will be fully refunded by the airKitchen cancellation policy.


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