JAPANESE CONFECTIONERY / WAGASHI (和菓子)
Wagashi are traditional Japanese sweets that are often served with tea, especially the types made of mochi and azuki bean paste. Learn how to make Nerikiri & seasonal wagashi like Sakura Mochi, Ichigo Daifuku and Kuri Mushi Yokan and enjoy the experience of preparing matcha using a traditional bamboo whisk (chasen) & bamboo scoop (chashaku).
JAPANESE CUISINE / WASHOKU (和食)
Washoku is rich in variety, from everyday dishes to traditional full-course meals. Washoku or 和食, it translates as "Japanese cuisine", and has recently been included on Unesco's Intangible Cultural Heritage list – a privilege formerly reserved for French cuisine.
Tempura Soba (天ぷらそば) & Zaru Soba (ざるそば)
Tempura Soba or Tensoba is a Japanese dish of soba (buckwheat) noodles and tempura (battered and deep fried seafood or vegetables) in hot dashi broth. Zaru Soba is cold buckwheat noodles with dipping sauce. Experience and enjoy both of them in one sitting!
Learn about the different types of Sushi: "We only use fresh and high quality seafood and ingredients to make our sushi."
MAKIZUSHI 巻き寿司 or “rolled sushi” is made by wrapping up a variety of ingredients in vinegared rice and nori seaweed. Since makizushi are wrapped in nori, they are also called Norimaki 海苔巻き. Makizushi is rolled in a flexible bamboo mat called Makisu 巻簾.
NIGIRIZUSHI 握り寿司 means "hand-pressed sushi". Typically made of a hand formed rectangle of sushi rice with a swipe of wasabi on top, finished with some type of topping. TEMARI SUSHI 手まり寿司 (also a type of nigirizushi) means thread balls in Japanese. They are cute and colorful small ball-shaped sushi.
Learn how to make pasta from scratch and homemade delicious pasta sauce. You will also enjoy making hors d'oeuvre like Bruschetta. A nice glass of wine is also included to complement your meal.
Filipino food may not be as famous as that of its Thai and Vietnamese neighbors. But with more than 7,000 islands and a colorful history, this archipelago has some delicious dishes of its own. Try it, you won't regret it!