Tasting Seminar: The Japanese Pantry

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00pm to 9:30pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
Member Price: 
No slots available


Have you ever wondered about the history of shoyu or why soba made from 100% buckwheat is hard to find? Or are you excited about the wonders of yuzu and black sesame paste?  This class will feature a tasting and lesson on these and other beautiful pantry staples from Japan. The class will be led by Bi-Rite’s culinary team and Japanese ingredient suppliers: Haru Nakayama from Japan Gold USA and Mariko Grady from Aedan Foods.

MENU (prepared by Bi-Rite)

Assorted Small Bites:
Mushroom miso broth - wakame, bonito
Soba noodles - yuzu ponzu, watermelon radish, and green onion
Steamed local cod - sake, slow cooked daikon, fresh peas, shoyu, and shiso 
Yuzu semifreddo - matcha, summer fruit, togarashi
The tasting will also feature beer from Hitachino Nest Beer and sake from SF-based Sequoia Sake Company.

Students will have an opportunity to purchase a kit of featured pantry ingredients at the event.