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Japan Week | Wagashi Confectionery Making Demonstration with Toshiko Sugii Steffes


Tuesday June 18, 2024: 6:00pm to 7:00pm  Add to Calendar /   Add to Google Calendar


Downtown Library: 1st Floor Lobby

For Whom

Grade 3–Adult


Join us for a demonstration on making and decorating nerikiri representing the four seasons by Toshiko Sugii Steffes. Wagashi are traditional Japanese confections originally made to be served at tea ceremonies. They are considered a visual and culinary art form and are often enjoyed during special occasions or seasonal transitions. Nerikiri is a type of Wagashi that is created using white butter beans, sugar, mochi, and food coloring. 

This demonstration will happen twice, first at 2:00pm then again at 6:00pm.

This event is part of Japan Week in partnership with the University of Michigan's Center for Japanese Studies.

The Library intends to provide a live stream of this event pending the presenter's permission. Please check back closer to the event for additional updates.