Mochi Making Class (Ice Cream Mochi + 4 other types!)
In this delicious class, we will be making 5 types of homemade mochi dishes! First we will make Daifuku mochi filled with red bean paste and fresh strawberries, green tea mochi, strawberry ice cream mochi, odango, and traditional New Year's Ozoni mochi soup. We will enjoy our mochi together and the best part is you'll get to take home lots of mochi to friends and family! Menu: -Strawberry Ice Cream Mochi -Daifuku Mochi with fresh strawberry -Green Tea Mochi -Odango (street food mochi on a stick with a sweet soy glaze) -Ozoni New Year's Mochi Soup (includes chicken stock) This class is taught by my talented Japanese mother, Yukiko Zinke, who has been making mochi from scratch for many years. *Please let me know if you have any dietary restrictions
Originally from the Bay Area, Kaori Becker is a cooking instructor and owner of Kaori's Kitchen cooking school and catering. Drawing from her Japanese roots, Kaori has taught culinary classes and demonstrations in Columbus, Ohio at the Franklin Park Conservatory and The Seasoned Farmhouse, as well as Kitchen on Fire in Berkeley, Draeger's School in San Francisco, and at other Oakland locations. "Ka-o-ri" means "fragrance" in Japanese, and Kaori has always been passionate about recreating delicious, fragrant dishes from her Japanese tradition, enjoying local farm-to-table eating, and sharing sumptuous food memories with friends and family. Her specialty originates in Japanese food, growing up as a half-Japanese woman and learning how to cook traditional Japanese meals and desserts from her mother, who is a first generation full-Japanese. These authentic Japanese recipes have been passed down to Kaori through her Japanese grandparents who owned an authentic ramen noodle shop in the countryside of Fukushima, Japan. Kaori's business, Kaori's Kitchen, focuses on providing Japanese cooking classes and private parties to people in the Bay Area using seasonal, local and organic ingredients. Kaori also currently directs and runs 2 culinary programs for private schools in San Leandro and Oakland. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and animator Alan Becker.
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