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Nerikiri Experience Workshop (Beginner)
Nerikiri Experience Workshop (Beginner)

Sat, 03 Aug



Nerikiri Experience Workshop (Beginner)

Booking opens 12 Noon Wed 3 July! Learn about Japanese confectionery (wagashi) and make your own beautiful creations during this unique and hands-on class at the Japaneasy Culture Workshop Matsuri 2024!

Time & Location

03 Aug 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm AEST

Japaneasy, L1/183 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

About the event

In this fun, unique and hands-on 90 minute BEGINNER class at the wonderful Japaneasy, you will create beautiful nerikiri, a class of Japanese confectionery (wagashi) provided in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Almost too beautiful to eat, nerikiri are designed to engage all your senses!

You will learn about key ingredients such as sweet bean paste (anko), and how to use tools and techiniques to create beautiful seasonal wagashi that you can take home to enjoy with matching green tea. 

Come on a journey with us to an often overlooked part of Japanese cuisine and enjoy all the festivities at Japaneasy!


  • Minako Asai is your instructor, and this class will learn techniques using a traditional tool "Sankakubou".
  • Our sweets are all plant based, gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free, but do advise if you have any allergies.
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the start of the class.


Saturday 3 August 11:00am-12:30pm - 9 seats


$95.00 pp


  • All materials are provided and you will not make nerikiri dough during the class.


  • Beginner Skill Level - for those new to Japanese confectionery and are looking for a new experience! Recommended for ages 13 and up. Those under 16 need to be accompanied by a paying adult.


We are pleased to be a part of the Japaneasy Culture Workshop Matsuri 2024! 

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