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Yakuzen Minpaku (Group)

With a monthly menu, we meet every Friday (the first week is closed in a month with five weeks), cook rice together, and enjoy seasonal handicrafts.

The real pleasure of group accommodation is that you can make friends with the same hobbies.

2021 Course Information

◆ Schedule: Every Friday (the first month is closed in a month with 5 weeks)

16:00 Check-in welcome drink

16: 00 ~ 17: 00 Lecture (Talk about the food culture and regimen of Asian agricultural people)

17: 00 ~ 19: 00 Yakuzen class (dinner)

Next day 8: 30-Breakfast

9: 30 ~ 11: 00 Seasonal handicraft WS

11:00 Check out

◆ Fee: 10,000 yen (medicine class, seasonal handicraft WS, 1 night with 2 meals)

◆ Schedule: April-November Every Friday

◆ Number of people: 4 (women only)

◆ Venue: Satoyama Bunko (197-1 Joganjicho, Tenri City, Nara Prefecture)

15 minutes walk from JR Nagara Station, 3 minutes walk from Nara Kotsu Bus "Naruganji"

April 9, 16, 23, 30 Qingming and grain rain

Lecture: Spring cure and allowance

Yakuzen class: Spring cabbage rice, steamed white fish, veggie dumplings

Seasonal handicraft: Processed mugwort

May 7, 14, 21, 28 Lixia, Xiaoman

Lecture: Tea and medicinal food

Medicinal food class: tea porridge, stir-fried shrimp with green tea, tea eggs

Seasonal handicraft: wild grass natto

June 4, 11, 18, 25 Mangzhong / Summer Solstice

Lecture: Taiwan Fermentation Culture

Medicinal food class: Coix rice, fermented takana hamburger steak, bamboo shoot soup

Seasonal handicraft: Taiwanese tea plum

July 9, 16, 23, 30 days Small and hot

Lecture: Summer cure and allowance

Yakuzen class: Hainan rice, golden daylily soup, almond tofu

Seasonal handicraft: enzyme syrup

August 6, 13, 20, 27 Liqiu / Chushu

Lecture: Fermentation and medicinal food

Medicinal food class: Minced pork rice, bitter gourd and pineapple soup, stir-fried douchi

Seasonal handicraft: pickled in pineapple

September 3, 10, 17, 24 Bailu / Autumn equinox

Lecture: Autumn curing and allowance

Yakuzen class: lotus leaf rice, roasted chicken, tofu yo kimchi, mapo tofu

Seasonal handicrafts: Doubanjiang and Douchiang

October 8, 15, 22, 29 Cold dew and frost

Lecture: Chinese veggie and soup stock

Yakuzen class: Ginkgo rice, veggie lion head, pickled Chinese cabbage

Seasonal handicrafts: persimmon vinegar, dried persimmon

November 5, 12, 19, 26 Lidong / light snow

Lecture: Winter Curing and Allowance

Yakuzen Class: Okowa, Yakuzen Nabe, Yoppari Chicken Roll

Seasonal handicraft: Kumquat sauce


* Schedule is planned. It may change depending on the seasonal materials available at that time.

(If you have a particularly strong request, please contact us)

* You can also take seasonal handicrafts online. We are recruiting about a month ago.