Learn how to make Japanese cakes from Kyoto 京都の和菓子教室

Learn to make kyo-gashi

All the art of traditional Kyoto pastry can be found in the Kyo-gashi, carefully prepared by masters... Interested in participating in a lesson making your own and trying it?  Here are a few places you can learn and understand the work of Kyo-gashi! 

Because kyo-gashi is eaten with all the senses.

The view when you admire shapes and colors.

The touch to the preparation of the pastry.

Smell when you inhale the delicate scents of the ingredients.

The taste is important to finalize the whole process.

And even hearing will be put to use because each kyo-gashi has a different name, in connection with its master and the season in which it was made.

Kyô-gashi de printemps

Spring Kyô-gashi, a blooming flower

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Gâteau-fruit d'été en kyô-gashi

Kyô-gashi summer fruit cake

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