Organic Dango Sweets Making Class at Temple in Kitakyushu

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Fukuoka

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You're in for a fun and sweet time! Join this 1.5-hour class and learn how to make healthy and delicious Japanese sweets at a temple surrounded by nature in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka. Dango, a ball-shaped sweet dumpling made of rice flour, is one of the most popular traditional Japanese sweets. During this class, you can make delicious dango using only plant-based ingredients with the step-by-step assistance of of a culinary expert specializing in organic sweets. At the end of class, savor the dango made by yourself with a bowl of Japanese tea. The temple is surrounded by rural landscape that will make you feel like you're in one of the Ghibli movies, perfect for someone who wants to spend quality time away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThis class takes place at a temple surrounded by nature in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka. After arriving at the temple, take a quick tour around the temple with the instructor. Then put on Kappogi, Japanese-style apron, to get started on your dango making experience at the temple's tea house. You are going to make two kinds of organic plant-based dango: Kushi-dango (skewered dango dumplings), and Chakin-shibori (dango formed by wrapping it in a cloth and squeezing it). Don't have any experience in making sweets? Need not worry! The instructor will assist you step by step to make exquisite dango dumplings!Once you're done making dango, now it's time to savor them with various seasonings, such as anko (red bean paste), kuromitsu (brown sugar syrup) and kinako (soybean flour), while sipping Japanese green tea which goes perfectly with the sweet dango.At the end of the class, offer a prayer at the main hall to conclude this wonderful experience.Duration: 6 days 6 hoursLocation: 貫山修善院 真光寺

What’s included

  • Coffee and/or Tea - Japanese tea
  • Cooking ingredients

What’s not included