10 Jul 2022 (Sun) 11:00
150 minutes
£85 per person

Miso Fermentation Class

Would you like to make your own miso from scratch?

Miso is a fundament element of Japanese cuisine also known as a probiotic fermented superfood that helps support digestion and gut health.

The miso will be made using organic soybeans, kōji (rice inoculated with Aspergillus Oryzae), and natural sea salt. You will also learn about the properties of kōji fermentation and its benefits. In the end, you will create a jar of Miso to take home and ferment which will be ready in six+ months' time.

We will also be cooking Japanese Shojin plant-based dishes using the vegetables available in the season.

In this in-person Miso workshop you will learn -

○ Miso Tasting - Understanding different types of Miso
○ Making your own Miso
○ Miso Grilled Root Vegetables
○  Miso Tofu Salad
○ Miso grilled Onigiri
○ Seasonal Miso Soup

Experience Miso fermentation and Japanese Shojin cooking in this fun and interactive workshop.

Upon booking, please let us know if you have any dietary requirements in advance.

Any queries, please write to info@sozai.co.uk

Vegetarian Vegan Weekend Special

Kinu Yukawa

Kinu Yukawa is a Japanese chef and cookery teacher from Kobe, Japan. She ventured into the world of food early in life and fostered the basics of cooking from her grandmother. Later she trained French cuisine at Ecole Ritz Escoffier Paris and traditional Japanese cuisine in Kyoto.

Kinu believes in the simplicity of the Japanese philosophy of enjoying food with all the body's five senses <五感楽しむ和食>. She appreciates the importance of cooking with vegetables that are in season and at the height of their flavour. By respecting the seasons and their offerings, food nourishes and brings harmony to the body, which is the principle of "和食 Washoku" <the harmony of food> .

Kinu's teaching style focuses on cooking techniques and skills, ensuring that each students master the skills. Kinu is fascinated by sharing her expertise and knowledge of Japanese cooking with students of all walks of life and culinary levels.

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