Plan ID
: 30135
30135

[Niigata / Tokamachi] Experience making Niigata's traditional food "Sasa Dango"

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Meal included
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • 地域共通クーポン(電子)利用可
  • Possible number of bookings
    2~20
  • Participating age
    3Age ~ 99 Age
  • Duration
    1~2 hours

The most beloved traditional food in Niigata prefecture, "Sasa Dango". The mugwort dumplings wrapped in sweet bean paste wrapped in fragrant bamboo grass are a taste of hometown that Niigata residents will never forget. However, the number of creators is decreasing now, and eating steamed squirrels is a very valuable experience. Local masters will teach you how to make such bamboo dumplings. Local masters will carefully teach you how to knead the dumplings, how to wrap the bean paste beautifully, and how to wrap the dumplings with the most difficult bamboo grass and igusa, so anyone from children to adults can enjoy making it. .. Sasa dumplings can be preserved for a short period of time due to the bactericidal component of bamboo grass, making them ideal as souvenirs for travel. While traveling, please experience and enjoy the handmade bamboo dumplings in Niigata.

Learn how to make bamboo dumplings from local masters

A master of making bamboo dumplings will teach you how to make "real" bamboo dumplings that are handed down in the area. You will be taught carefully how to knead the dumplings, how to wrap the bean paste beautifully, and how to wrap the dumplings with the most difficult bamboo grass and igusa!

Anyone from children to adults can enjoy

Making bamboo dumplings is something that anyone, from children to adults, can enjoy. Participation with parents and children and friends is recommended!

You can taste the steamed

Although it is a traditional sweet, bamboo dumpling, the chances of enjoying freshly steamed dumplings are really limited. Experience a delicious experience with the scent of mugwort and the harmony of sweet anko that fills your mouth.

About fees

Basic fee

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 2~20
    About duration
    Operating period Whole year (GW, Bon Festival period, Year end of Year beginning the consultation required)
    Assembly time 9:30 for the morning course and 13:30 for the afternoon course
    Booking deadline until 18:59 3 das ago

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking
    Locker

    Dress code - Must bring items Nothing in particular.
    About rental items Nothing in particular.

    Matters require attention For the safety of all participants, this plan may not be available depending on their health condition, physical condition or constitution.
    If you are allergic to a specific food or substance, have a worrisome symptom, Other concerns about your physical condition or constitution, please indicate in Remarks column
    The venue may change depending on the date of the event (Tokamachi City). We will get back to you when you apply.

    Plan attractions

       
    プランの魅力 Started making bamboo dumplings の画像

    Started making bamboo dumplings Move from the meeting place to the venue and start making bamboo dumplings immediately.

    プランの魅力 Knead the dumplings and divide into pieces の画像

    Knead the dumplings and divide into pieces Knead the wormwood dumplings well. Then, divide into the required amount and roll. Similarly, divide the bean paste into the required amount and roll it.

    プランの魅力 Wrap the bean paste in dumplings の画像

    Wrap the bean paste in dumplings Wrap it in dumplings so that the bean paste does not stick out.

    プランの魅力 Wrap in bamboo grass の画像

    Wrap in bamboo grass Wrap the dumplings stuffed with red bean paste in bamboo grass. This is the most tricky part, but it's safe even for the first time because the instructor will teach you carefully.

    プランの魅力 Steam the bamboo dumplings の画像

    Steam the bamboo dumplings After wrapping it in bamboo grass, all you have to do is wait for it to finish steaming. During steaming, the nice scent of bamboo grass spreads and heals.

    プランの魅力 I will have it fresh! の画像

    I will have it fresh! Please try the freshly steamed bamboo dumplings on the spot. It should be a bit different from what you have eaten so far.

    Access - Map

    251-6 Asahicho, Tokamachi City, Niigata Prefecture 948-0079
    Assembly point

    JR Iiyama Line Tokamachi Station West Exit or Doichi Station. We will inform the applicants.

    If you arrive by car

    About 30 minutes from the Kan-Etsu Expressway "Shiozawa-Ishiuchi IC"

    If you arrive by train

    JR Iiyama Line, Hokuhoku Line Tokamachi Station West Exit

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