Yakage Town Japanese Sweet-Making Workshop

1 hr, 30 min

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As one of the oldest Japanese traditional sweet makers in Okayama prefecture, Sato Gyokuundo has been delighting customers for over 180 years. The signature products of this shop include the yuzu (a citrus hybrid of sour mandarin and Ichang papeda) orange that has been preserved, the sweet potato cracker with special flowers placed in the center, about 90 different varieties of flowers are used each year. Lastly, a mixture of honey, citrus and rice flour...
As one of the oldest Japanese traditional sweet makers in Okayama prefecture, Sato Gyokuundo has been delighting customers for over 180 years. The signature products of this shop include the yuzu (a citrus hybrid of sour mandarin and Ichang papeda) orange that has been preserved, the sweet potato cracker with special flowers placed in the center, about 90 different varieties of flowers are used each year. Lastly, a mixture of honey, citrus and rice flour steamed together to produce a brown gelatin sweet which is wrapped in a bamboo leaf. The shop offers a relaxing atmosphere where you can taste test the sweets before buying.
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Itinerary Details

In collaboration with the town, Sato Gyokuundo offers a special sweet making workshop where you can learn from the owner herself, some of their iconic sweets.
• A brief introduction to the history of the shop and the sweets made over the last 180 years.
• Taste samples of the different sweets, served with local tea that helps enhance the flavor of the sweets.
• Prepare the table and get familiar with the equipment that will be used.
• Do the sweets workshop, learning how to cut, fold and twist the sweet.
• Relax afterwards and eat the rewards of the workshop.
• Time to shop and purchase sweets to take away with you.

Important Details

Included
  • All tools and ingredients will be supplied.
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Free samples and final made sweets from the workshop can be eaten after the process.
  • Language guide to help with the workshop.
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Transportation to/from Yakage Town.
Departure Point
Workshop meeting point is Yakage Machiya Shop and Event Complex.
10:00am, 11:00am, 13:00pm, 14:00pm, 16:00pm, 17:00pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.