Beautiful higashi candies are typical Japanese wagashi sweets made from soybean flour and sugar, colorful and chalky but very cute! With intricate handmade designs, higashi are both delicious and beautiful, making them the perfect sweet to be used in a Japanese tea ceremony. It’s dryness perfectly counteracts the wetness and bitter taste of matcha green tea. Higashi making from fresh ingredients meaning that these delicate sweets should be eaten in a few days.
For those who are visiting the beautiful island of Miyajima, then this higashi making sweet class would be a perfect activity to break up the day! Learn how to make your own higashi sweets during this Sweet Higashi Making Class in Miyajima, where you’ll make these delicate sweets from scratch, and then eat them with a delicious cup of green tea. Plus, you’ll wear a kimono while you’re at it, as this class includes a session of Japanese kimono wearing, an opportunity to try on a beautiful kimono before you join the higashi making class. For a full higashi making sweet experience during a day out in Miyajima, join this Sweet Higashi Making Class in Miyajima for a fun double activity.
A 1-hour sweet higashi making class with a kimono wearing session
An English-speaking cooking instructor and kimono guide to assist
Learn how to dress in a beautiful Japanese kimono and look just gorgeous!
Higashi making tools and ingredients
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is at the cooking class location on Miyajima Island (Itsukushima).
Please be reminded to come to the event on time