Cook with Locals! Zunda mochi Making Experience
Duration: 2 Hour(s) (approx.)
An amazing experience where you can make Miyagi's famous Zunda mochi from scratch and taste the freshly made product.
- You can taste the freshly made Zunda mochi on the spot.
- Edamame, the raw material for Zunda mochi, has many isoflavones, folic acid, and minerals and is great for beauty.
- Short and easy workshop!
- Local mothers will teach you an authentic taste.
[10:00] After gathering, wash hands, disinfect hands, and prepare for cooking.
[10:05] Let's make Zunda mochi. A local mother will show you how to make your own.
[11:20] Tasting the freshly made Zunda mochi.
[11:50] After cleaning up, we will break up to go home.
Miyagi Prefecture is the gateway to the Tohoku Region in northern Japan. The prefecture contributed to spreading popular gourmet meals to the metropolitan area. In this cooking workshop held in Miyagi, you can make and eat 'Zunda mochi' a healthy local dish.
Zunda refers to mashed green soybeans that have a fresh green color and refined sweetness. It is often used to coat mochi (rice cake) and also topped on bread or cakes, regardless of Western and Japanese sweets.
In this cooking workshop, you will learn a recipe made by Fukuhara-san, who is popular with people as a local mom. You will feel as if you were a member of the family while enjoying communication with the locals in Miyagi. The time is sure to last in your memory for a long. Learn the recipe at the workshop, and make the dishes when you are back home. Your family and friends will be happy to eat rare dishes from Japan. The comfort dishes from Miyagi you cook will make your mind and body warm. Have an enjoyable time with your sweetheart, friends, and family.
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Duration：120 minutes
- Meeting point：Nishi-Furukawa District Community Center
202, Ujiko, Furukawa Hoyanagi, Osaki-shi, Miyagi-ken 989-6213
From Tokyo, take Tohoku Shinkansen and alight at Furukawa Station --> Take JR Rikuu East Line for Naruko Onsen and alight at Nishi-Furukawa Station
A 10-minute walk from Nishi-Furukawa Station
- Language support：Japanese, English(Menu instructions）
- Included：Material fees for Zunda mochi
- Participation requirements：
・Aged 7 or over
・Those who are not allergic to soybean
- Free Wi-Fi：No
- Toilet：Yes (Japanese and Western-sytle）
- Other things to note：This event is not held during the year-end and New Year holidays (Dec. 20-Jan. 10).
【HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES】・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.