FEBRUARY 4, 2012 (2-4 pm)

A Taste of the Tohoku

a preview of Elizabeth Andoh's new book



Join Elizabeth as she talks about her culinary tribute to the people of Japan's Tohoku (Northeast). Come celebrate the rich food culture of the region with samples of food and saké from the book.

Japan's Tohoku was devastated by earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident on March 11, 2011. A portion of the proceeds from the publication will be donated to Japan's recovery efforts.

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A Taste of Culture

culinary arts programs

will resume in

January 2012


Saturday, January 21 (10:30 am to 1:30 pm)

Prepare three classic Japanese fish dishes -- simmered, skillet-seared, steamed -- in this 3-hour, hands-on cooking class. Lunch includes rice, soup and several vegetable side dishes.

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for Setsubun Festival

Tuesday, January 24 (10:30 am to 1:30 pm)

Learn to make eihō maki "good fortune" plump rolls of sushi (vegetarian and seafood options) so that you can enjoy good fortune, and good eating throughout the year!

Guest Instructor HIROKO SASAKI is a master at teaching others and will have you making great-looking, great-tasting rolled sushi by lunchtime. Feast on the results in class.

Elizabeth will be on hand to explain the festival of SETSUBUN and help you make fun decorations (monster-masks and bean-bags) to take home and share with your family and friends.