Virtual Mochi-Making Experience
Kaori's Kitchen - San Francisco, CA
What To Expect
In this hands-on Virtual Mochi Experience, you and your team will make mochi 3 different ways, including Hawaiian Butter Mochi, Mochi Ice Cream, and Daifuku Mochi filled with your choice of red bean, fresh strawberries, berries, or nutella/chocolate. Everyone will leave the class with a better understanding of mochi history and special techniques to continue making mochi for any occasion. This class is led by Kaori's Kitchen, a Japanese cooking school based in San Francisco.
The event will be hosted remotely via Zoom and can accommodate up to 50 participants.
Kaori's Kitchen will send each participant a shopping list for ingredients ahead of time. Each participant will also need a baking pan, cutting board, large microwaveable bowl, pizza cutter/knife, and rolling pin.
- Hands-on Virtual Mochi-making with an experienced and insured Japanese culinary specialist.
- Participants will make three different types of mochi while learning about its history.
- Please let me know if any food allergies or dietary restrictions.
- Class is taught by either myself or my talented Japanese mother, Yukiko Zinke.
- Additional hours available upon request.
About Kaori's Kitchen
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Kaori's mission is to deepen relationships through authentic interactions while cooking, and create a space where conscientious individuals, employees, co-workers, friends, and family can come together to make a positive difference in their local community.
Kaori's Kitchen is a culmination of her love of cooking and her desire to share this love with those who also love food. Growing up as a "hapa" (half-Japanese) woman in the Bay Area, Kaori was surrounded by her mother's Japanese home-cooking. When her mother told her many years ago that Kaori's grandmother ran a ramen shop in Fukushima, Japan, Kaori decided to dive deeper into her roots through cooking ramen.
After studying and specializing in ramen-from-scratch, Kaori taught a class at The Seasoned Farmhouse, a recreational cooking school in Columbus, Ohio, in 2014. Shortly afterwards, Kaori taught other classes at Franklin Park Conservatory, centering around Asian cuisine, including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai and Indian. In 2015, while teaching English to high school students, Kaori ran a bi-weekly cooking club every month. Kaori began realizing that her passion for cooking, and teaching others how to cook, was greater than her passion to teach English. After moving to the Bay Area in the summer of 2016, Kaori created her business, Kaori's Kitchen.Vendor website
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