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Shojin Style Cooking workshop "SPRING MENU of 9 dishes" by Mari Fujii
Shojin Style Cooking workshop "SPRING MENU of 9 dishes" by Mari Fujii. Learn many ways to enjoy the vegetables ! With the basic idea and method of Shojin ryori, traditional vegan cuisine at the bouddhist temple, we will learn how to prepare the vegetables with different kinds of seasonings and various style of cooking. It will also be a special occasion to learn directly from Mari Fujii who is the specialist of Shojin ryori and author of many books including the one in English, “Enlightened Kitchen”. She’s been teaching more than 30 years which started with her husband Sotetsu Fujii who was a monk in charge of cooking at the temple for many years. **The menu is considered for the people who wish to continue cooking in overseas. So we choose the seasonal vegetables and certain ingredients which are easy to find outside Japan as well. All vegan. In the class, 9 dishes are made which are based on the principles of making Shojin ryori in the Buddhist temples. ・Five colors (green, yellow, red, black, and white), five flavors (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and umami), five cooking methods (frying, boiling, grilling, steaming, raw). ・The seasonings (shoyu, miso, vineger, salt, mirin, spices), ingredients (sesame, tofu, umeboshi, konjac…) ・You will learn the basics and also the historical background and many practical ideas. Sunday September 23, Saturday October 20 Other classes> 2018: Saturday November 10, Sunday December 9, 2019: Sunday January 27, Saturday March 9, Saturday May 11, Saturday July 6. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ The number of participants is limited to 8 persons for each class, so we suggest to reserve your place in advance. To be able for everybody to enjoy together, meat, fish and dairy are not used in the cooking. Participation fee is 4500 yen. Lesson in English and Japanese. Recipes in both languages. Please reserve your place by e-mail お申込みはEメールでお願いします [masked] ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ OTHER PROGRAM By Akemi & Satsuki sisters, authors of [Grandma's Shojin ryori, Japanese Vegetarian Home Cooking] (version kindle in English) 「おばあちゃんの精進ごはん」著者の姉妹、暁美さんと五月さんによる料理クラス。 Sunday October 21 : MAKI sushi and Decorative & creative roll sushi 飾り巻き寿司 Saturday November 3 : Differents style of soup and Nabe, hot pot dishes. 鍋物。常備菜。 Sunday December 16 : Osechi ryori, Special New Year food ! おせち料理 2019 Sunday February 17 : Various ideas of dishes with daikon, radis 大根づくし Sunday March 17 : Tofu and Miso とうふ・みそ Sunday April 21 : Variety of potato recipes ideasじゃが芋づくし Sunday May 19 : Sushi for picnic お寿司 Sunday June 9 : Obento 御弁当 Sunday July 21 : Somen noodle そうめん

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We organise a series of workshops which will offer an opportunity to meet people through a mutual interest in food and culture. People with long experience in various cuisines will join us and make presentations. There will be time for relaxed talk among the attendants, as at a cafe. 豊富な経験をもつスペシャリストと協力し、「食と文化」をテーマに、様々な催しを企画します。いろいろな国籍の人々との交流の場にもなります。

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