We will learn how to make Matcha Dango with Japanese Confectionery Designer Midori Nishimura!
We will start with the basic recipe of dango, then we will make two different types of Kawaii Dango decoration redesigned specifically for the occasion by Nishimura sensei. At the end, we will make a tasty drink that goes perfectly with Dango.
Use your ability and your creativity to give shape to original wagashi, the traditional Japanese sweets.
Everything you need is just a few typical Japanese ingredients and your curiosity!
Activity description① Introduction
② Lecture on Dango History and Matcha Nutrition Facts
③ How to Make Matcha Dango
Dango is basically made in two flavors: matcha green and rice flour dumpling white.
We will decorate our skewered dango in two different versions:
- Traditional mitarashi (soy glaze)
- Matcha butter cream
If you have difficulty to find the ingredients for the second type, you can make a third version instead:
- Black honey roasted soybean flour
④ How to Make Matcha Latte
At the end, she will show you how to make matcha latte, the perfect drink to match with Japanese Sweets.
Matcha is a type of powdered green tea that, besides Tea Ceremony (sadō), is largely used as ingredient in both Japanese and Western confectionery.
TeacherMidori Nishimura - Japanese Confectionery Designer
What you will needTools
② Bowls 2
④ Rubber spatula
⑤ Skewers 4
⑥ Mug or glass
⑦ Egg beater
⑧ Paper towels
⑨ Plastic wrap
⑩ Cooking thermometer (not necessarily required)
⑪ Pastry bag
(If you do not have it you can use a durable plastic bag for cooking)
⑫ Rubber gloves
① Top grade rice flour 30g
② Refined rice flour 70g
③ Tofu 95g
④ Matcha powder 1g
① Soy sauce 1 tablespoon
② Sugar 2 tablespoon
③ Potato starch 1 teaspoon
④ Water 65ml
① Butter 30g
② Sugar 45g
③ Matcha powder 1g
(If you cannot make matcha butter cream)
① Brown sugar 25g
② White granulated sugar 25g
③ Roasted soybean flour (kinako) 10g
④ Hot water 50ml
① Nuts (walnuts, pistachio, almond, etc.)
② Fruits (pineapple, blueberry, raspberry, etc.)
① Matcha powder 1 teaspoon
② Hot water 60ml
③ Sugar 2 teaspoon
④ Milk 250ml
Charge includesExperience fee, consumption tax, dango recipe
Charge not includesIngredients and tools
About request availabilityThe minimum number of participants to request a reservation is 3.
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What do you need is just a few tools for writing exercise and your curiosity!
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