Ohagi Dessert: Healthy Japanese Cooking with Naoko (online)

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How delicious is fresh Japanese! Such attention to detail of flavour, texture, colour, and aroma. While requiring an attention to details, Japanese cooking doesn’t need to be too complicated to be both incredibly tasty and healthy.

In this class you’ll be able to cook along with Naoko in Kanazawa, Japan, as she demonstrates how to prepare a simple Japanese dessert – Ohigo – sweet Japanese rice balls. They are made from glutenous rice and azuki beans, and often eater during Autumn and Spring. A lovely way to connect Australia and Japan through the kitchen and the seasons.

This class welcomes absolute beginners.

Check out the ingredient list in the Virtual Event Hub of your e-ticket prior to class to have everything on hand for class time.

What we will cover?

In this online cooking lesson we will:

  • Gain an introduction to Japanese food and its preparation
  • Learn about Japanese pantry staples
  • Cook along with Naoko in making a plant-based dishes

What will you need?

A list of ingredients is included in the Virtual Event Hub with ticket purchase.

    Please contact us if you have questions about substitutions or dietary requirements.


    • Closed Captions
    • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
    • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
    • Auslan Interpreters upon Request 

    Who will be teaching?

    Naoko (she/her) is an enthusiastic cook in Kanazawa, Japan. She has visited Melbourne, and is keen to get more Melbournians into their kitchens feeling confident and curious about Japanese cuisine.

    You can see more of Naoko’s cooking on her Instagram account @naoko.hori.33

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