Chocolate Easter Egg Class

homemade-chocolate-easter-eggs-japanOne of the biggest hardships of living in Japan is the complete and utter lack of Cadbury Cream Eggs. I kid you not. Getting one or two in the mail from a family member is a big deal. This year I finally gave a homemade version a shot and was very pleased with the results. By pleased, I mean I ate the entire batch within 24 hours… It’s time to spread the love in the form of a Easter egg cooking class.

This will be a family affair. The definition of family also includes friends (no more than two adults please). Each family will make the same amount of eggs so you can divide them as you wish.

Chocolate Easter Egg Class

Date: Sunday, April 13th
Time: 2-4pm
Cost: 2500 yen per family/pair
Place: Serendipity Cafe, Chigasaki (parking available)
Egg flavors: classic cream, coconut, peanut butter (if no allergies), peppermint

To sign up, fill out the form below or RSVP via Facebook here.

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New Workshop: The Hummus Feast Part 2

hummus-workshop-japanI’ve got another workshop coming up at the lovely Serendipity Cafe in Chigasaki. As it is starting to warm up, it’s time for another hummus feast. In the last one we ended up making ten different flavors of hummus. This time we will experiment with using different kinds of beans and adding vegetables to the hummus.

We won’t just have hummus, we’ll make an entire healthy feast.

Date: Sunday, March 9th
Time: 4-7pm
Place: Serendipity Cafe, Chigasaki
Cost: 2500 yen per person

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New Date: Chocolate Cooking Class

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Update: New date 

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. And while I think the whole holiday is a marketing scam, it’s not going to prevent me from taking advantage of all of the chocolate available. Plus there are great baking supplies available around this time.

I’ve got a new class coming up. Like the cupcake class, this one will be family friendly.

Date: February 23rd
Time: 2-4pm
Cost: 3000 yen per pair or family
Place: Serendipity Cafe, Chigasaki
Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/239751392873870/

I hope to see you there.

Cupcake afternoon

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I had a great time at my cupcake event on Sunday. The kids had a great time – especially when decorating. They unleashed their creative sides, as you can see from the pictures above. Most of those were done by the children. I showed them print outs of a couple of designs like a Santa hat, a snowman and a Christmas tree, and then let them go free.

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This is the most notable design, done by a girl who looked no more than eight.

The mothers requested I do more events in the future so it looks like there will be more family events on the horizon.

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Christmas Workshops in Chigasaki

I logged into Facebook yesterday to discover two Christmas workshops, in addition to my own, happening right near my old house in Chigasaki.

First up, as a reminder, my Christmas Cupcake Family Afternoon on December 1st at Serendipity Cafe. (Japanese details on their site). If you would like to join, please head here to the Facebook event and RSVP. Maximum of six families. As of right now there is only one spot left.Christmas-cupcake-workshop-japan

Second up is a Christmas Cooking decorating workshop at Serendipity Cafe on December 5th and 7th. For more information, comment on their blog post in the link above.Christmas-cookie-decorating-workshop-japan

And third up is a Balloon Christmas tree workshop at Bunchkins English Playroom on December 4th. What a creative way to use balloons. Contact the email address in the picture below for more information.

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