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Teach Yourself How to Make A Hello Kitty Nerikiri at ABC Cooking Studio Using a Tablet as Your Recipe Book

Would you like to experience making traditional Japanese sweets during your trip to Japan? At ABC Cooking Studio, which runs cooking classes both domestically and overseas, you can take lessons intended for foreign tourists, which is conducted using tablets in place of recipe books. Don't miss this chance to teach yourself how to make traditional Japanese sweets, while experiencing some traditional Japanese culture in the process!


In the lesson, you learn how to make "nerikiri," one of the representative Japanese sweets said to be a work of edible art. Nerikiri imitates nature and its surroundings, and you can even use the most subtle of colors to express many things. In this lesson, you will learn how to make dough using rice flour called shiratama-ko and sugar. You will then use this dough to make 2 Hello Kitty and 2 apple nerikiri. The best thing is that you can follow the illustrated instructions on the tablet at your own pace.
You just have to bring yourself! At the end of the lesson, you may bring home 4 of your creations in an original Hello Kitty paper box.

▼Required time: Approx. 1 hour
▼No. of participants: A maximum of 8 persons per lesson
▼Price: 3,000 JPY/person (incl. tax)
▼Lessons conducted in the English language only.
▼Payment method: Cash only, to be paid on the day of the lesson (JPY)

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Location Information

The lesson is conducted at ABC Cooking Studio, which is located on the 12th floor of Shinjuku Takashimaya Times Square. It is only a 2 minute walk from the south exit of Shinjuku Station, so it is really convenient if you want to do some shopping on the way. You should make your way here to try this unique experience if your travel schedule isn't already packed yet.

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Lesson Schedule

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※Registration starts 10 minutes before time

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What Is ABC Cooking Studio?

ABC Cooking Studio, which has 125 studios within Japan, is a cooking school that allows its 280,000 members to enjoy learning how to cook or bake items like bread and cakes. It celebrated its 30th anniversary in November 2015. With its company philosophy, "bringing smiles to dining tables all around the world," ABC Cooking Studio and its counterpart for children, "abc kids" was developed. From April 2014, services were enhanced in order to welcome more male members.
(As of January 2017: approximately 12,000 male members)
Its business expanded overseas from December 2010. There are a total of 20 overseas branches in 10 cities: Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Taipei, Chengdu, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur.

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*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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