SAVE the DATE*
February 4, 2012 (2-4 pm)
A Taste of the Tohoku
a chance to preview & sample Elizabeth Andoh's new book
Join Elizabeth as she talks about her
culinary tribute to the people of Japan's Tohoku (Northeast). Come
celebrate the rich food culture of the region with samples of food and
saké from the book.
Japan's Tohoku was devastated by earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident on March 11, 2011. A portion of the proceeds from the publication will be donated to Japan's recovery efforts.* Registration details to be announced in A Taste of Culture's January newsletter. If you have not yet registered for A Taste of Culture's free-of-charge newsletters, please click here.
A Taste of Culture
culinary arts program combines spicy tidbits of food lore with practical tips and skill-building lessons on how to prepare Japanese food. Programs are conducted in Japan (Tokyo & Osaka) and offer a unique opportunity for foreign residents and visitors from overseas to explore and enjoy Japan's culture through its food. Instruction, by Elizabeth Andoh, is in English.
Saturday, January 21 (10:30 am to 1:30 pm)
for Setsubun Festival
Tuesday, January 24 (10:30 am to 1:30 pm)
Learn to make eihō maki "good fortune" plump rolls of sushi (vegetarian and seafood options) so that you can enjoy good fortune, and good eating throughout the year!
Guest Instructor HIROKO SASAKI is a master at teaching others and will have you making great-looking, great-tasting rolled sushi by lunchtime. Feast on the results in class.
Elizabeth will be on hand to explain the festival of SETSUBUN and help you make fun decorations (monster-masks and bean-bags) to take home and share with your family and friends.