Special Event

Traditional Japanese pickles @Gojyuan 豪寿庵

Pickling is growing in popularity in Sydney!!
Join us and learn how to make 4 kind of traditional Japanese “Tsukemono” for Autumn and Winter. This time you will take some tsukemono home with you to rest for a 1-3 days. It will be worth the wait!!!

*Tsukemono and Zuke mean pickles.

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●Hakusai Zuke(Won bok pickles )
Hakusai Zuke, a very popular style of pickles in Japan. They contain lots of enzymes and minerals. We will teach you how to make delicious pickles.

●Takuan(pickles)
Takuan is a staple food for Japanese people, made using daikon(white raddish). Traditionally, takuan is made by drying the daikon first, followed by a long and complex series of steps. We will use ama-koji and shio-koji to make a quick and easy takuan!

●Gari(pickles)
Gari is sliced ginger picked in sweet plum vinegar. Normally sitting next to sushi. Let’s make mild and delicious Gari with us.

●Shio-Koji zuke(pickles)
Shio koji is sliced any fresh vegetables picked in shio koji. It is very popular pickles from our recipes.

●Refreshment(we’ll prepare lovely organic bancha tea)

*You will take some zuke home with you to rest for a 1-3 days. It will be worth the wait!!!
*Please bring 3 or 4 small containers for the zuke take home.

-Date: Sunday 28 March *1day cooking
-Time: 11:30am-1:30pm
-Venue: Gojyuan: 208 Darling Street Balmain NSW 2041
-Fee: $98pp(incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a tasting Tsukemono and bancha tea)
-Class size: 8 people

Bookings essential>>
*Gojyuan Phone: 02-9810-3219

*Please bring your own apron.
*Most of the ingredients are organic or biodynamic.
*This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking.
*Koji products from Soramame Koji House will be available for purchase at a special price for participants on the day. Participant special: 1 for $10 or 2 for $18

Bookings essential>>
*Gojyuan Phone: 02-9810-3219



Cooking Classes

International pickles x Poké 12th May

Pickling is growing in popularity in Sydney as a delicious way to eat vegetables!! Join us and learn how to make pickles from around the world and use them to create your own poké bowl.

Nuka pickles: Nuka pickles are a very popular style of pickles in Japan. They contain lots of enzymes, minerals, Vitamin B12 and other essential vitamins. We will teach you how to make nuka doko(base) from scratch.

Sauerkraut: We will follow Chihiro Kownacki’s recipe to make Cabbage sauerkraut the traditional Polish way, using only fresh vegetables and a small amount of sea salt!

Water Kimchi: Kimchi is a very popular  Korean style of pickles packed full of enzymes and probiotics. Water kimchi is more mild and easier to make than spicy red Kimchi.

Tofu feta: Tofu marinated with Japanese probiotic condiment SHiO-KOJI. It is amazingly delicious!!

Poké Bowl: A Hawaiian-Japanese fusion dish that is becoming a Sydney favourite! We will use the pickles, tofu and other toppings to create a delicious personalised bowl of goodness. Top it all off with crunchy tamari seeds and special tahini dressing!

Seasonal miso soup: Making miso soup with seasonal vegetable and homemade miso.

*You will take some Water Kimchi home with you. *Containers for the Water Kimchi will be provided.

Bookings essential>>>

-Dates: Sunday 12th May
-Time: 11:00am-14:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $120pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea)
*If you apply with your friends or purchase other cooking classes at same time, this class fee will be $110pp. 
-Class size: 2-6 people -Bring your own apron

*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking. *This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*We will advise you of the exact address once your booking has been confirmed.
*You can also purchase soramame’s koji products on the day.
Participant special :1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>>

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Cooking Classes

Sweets for everyone! Free from gluten, dairy, BP, nuts or eggs.

Love sweets? But concerned about refined sugar, gluten, dairy, baking powder or eggs? Then come along to our next class where we will be making sweets using macrobiotic principles. It’s the sweets that you love, without the guilt! Perfect for the relaxed cooler autumn.

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●Chocolate brownies with tofu cream
●Matcha parfait
●Macerated seasonal fruit
●A light lunch of brown rice balls
●Miso soup
●Pickles with SHiO-KOJI

Bookings essential>>>

-Dates: Sunday 07 April
-Time: 11:00am-14:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $120pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea)
*If you apply with your friends or purchase other cooking classes at same time, this class fee will be $110pp. 
-Class size: 2-6 people -Bring your own apron

*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking. *This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*We will advise you of the exact address once your booking has been confirmed.
*You can also purchase soramame’s koji products on the day.
Participant special :1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>>

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Special Event

Japanese pickles at Goyuan 豪寿庵 in March

Pickling is growing in popularity in Sydney!!
Join us and learn how to make 3 kind of traditional Japanese “Tsukemono”. Tsukemono and Zuke mean pickles.
Come along and join members of the International Kimono Club for a special cooking workshop! It will be lots of fun at a specially discounted price!

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●Bettara zuke(Daikon+Koji pickles)
Bettara Zuke is a staple food for Japanese people, made using daikon(white radish). Slightly sweet and rich flavour. Traditionally, using sugar to make sweet and rich flavour but we are not using sugar.  We will use Ama-KOJI to make a quick and easy Bettara Zuke.

Cucumber tamari zuke (pickles)
Cucumber tamari pickles are a popular all places in Japan.  You may saw TV commercial “Q chan”. We are going to make similar one without any artificial additive.

●Gari(pickles)
Gari is sliced ginger picked in sweet plum vinegar. Normally sitting next to sushi. Let’s make mild and delicious Gari with us.

●Refreshment(we’ll prepare lovely sweets and bancha tea)

*You will take Tamari Zuke or Bettara zuke home with you to rest for a 1-3 days. It will be worth the wait!!! *Containers for the Tsukemono will be provided.

Bookings essential>>

-Date:
 Saturday 23rd March
-Time: 11:00am-1:30pm
-Venue: Gojyuan: 208 Darling Street Balmain NSW 2041
-Fee: $90pp *This price is special for this workshop only. 
-Class size: 10 people

*Most of the ingredients are organic or biodynamic.
*Please bring your own apron.
*This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking.
*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking.
*Koji products from Soramame Koji House will be available for purchase at a special price for participants on the day. Participant special: 1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>
*Gojyuan Phone: 02-9810-3219

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Cooking Classes

Making Japanese condiments without artificial additives

Concerned about your intake of preservatives, animal fats, dairy, eggs and refined sugar? Without the need for pre-packaged products with all of their nasties, this series of cooking classes will teach you to make a delicious meal from scratch, with ease!

In this class we will make:
– Dashi stock
– Mentsuyu (concentrated dashi flavoured base)
– Ponzu
– Ketchup
– Tofu mayonnaise
– Lunch(uses the condiments we made to make lunch!!)

-Dates: Sunday 3rd February
-Time: 11:00am-14:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $120pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea) *If you apply with your friends or purchase other cooking classes at same time, class fee will be $110pp. 
-Class size: 2-6 people -Bring your own apron

*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking.
*This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*We will advise you of the exact address once your booking has been confirmed.
*You can also purchase soramame’s koji products on the day.
Participant special :135ml 1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>>
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Cooking Classes

Korean dishes with a macrobiotic twist!

Let’s make delicious Korean dishes with a macrobiotic twist! In this class you will lean how relieving summer fatigue too!

Concerned about your intake of preservatives, animal fats, dairy, eggs and refined sugar? Without the need for pre-packaged products with all of their nasties, this series of cooking classes will teach you to make a delicious meal from scratch, with ease!

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●Bibimbap bowl(brown rice, namul)
●Gouchjang(chilli paste)
●Doenjang jjigae(Tofu miso hot pot)
●Water Kimuchi with Ama-koji
●Brown rice mochi sweets

-Dates: Sunday 17th February
-Time: 11:00am-14:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $120pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea) *If you apply with your friends or purchase other cooking classes at same time, class fee will be $110pp. 
-Class size: 2-6 people -Bring your own apron

*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking. *This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*We will advise you of the exact address once your booking has been confirmed.
*You can also purchase soramame’s koji products on the day.
Participant special :135ml 1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>>

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Cooking Classes

Sun 17 March “Gyoza” dumpling from scratch

The gyōza dumpling from scratch class has been postponed to Sunday 17th March. Let’s make juicy gyōza with us!!

Let’s make a tasty Japanese style dumpling “Gyoza” from scratch without meat or MSG! Concerned about your intake of preservatives, animal fats and sugar? Without the need for pre-packaged products with all of their nasties, this series of workshops will teach you to make a delicious meal from scratch, with ease!

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Brown rice
Gyoza: Gyoza skin, filling, dipping sauce
Daikon and shiitake mushroom stair fry
Pickled chinese cabbage
Steamed vegetable with sauce
Black sesame desert soup

-Dates: Sunday 10th March
-Time: 11:00am-14:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $120pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea) *If you apply with your friends or purchase other cooking classes at same time, class fee will be $110pp. 
-Class size: 2-5 people -Bring your own apron

Bookings essential>>>

*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking.
*This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*We will advise you of the exact address once your booking has been confirmed.
*You can also purchase soramame’s koji products on the day.
Participant special :135ml 1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>>

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Cooking Classes

Japanese style curry from scratch in 2019 Summer!

Concerned about your intake of preservatives, animal fats, dairy, eggs and refined sugar? Without the need for pre-packaged products with all of their nasties, this series of cooking classes will teach you to make a delicious meal from scratch, with ease!

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●Brown rice and pearl barley
●Japanese style curry paste
●Summer vegetable curry
●Lentil and mung beans curry
●Pickles(Fukuzin zuke)
●Colourful salad with carrot dressing
●Matcha tea and ama-koji jelly
Bookings essential>>>

-Dates: Sunday 20th January 2019
-Time: 11:00am-14:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $120pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea) *If you apply with your friends or purchase other cooking classes at same time, class fee will be $110pp. 
-Class size: 2-6 people -Bring your own apron

*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking.
*This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*We will advise you of the exact address once your booking has been confirmed.
*You can also purchase soramame’s koji products on the day.
Participant special :135ml 1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>>
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Cooking Classes

Vegan Osechi Cooking in November

Oshogatsu, or New Year’s Day is an important time of celebration in Japanese culture. It’s a time when families get together to drink sake, laugh and enjoy special dishes served only at this time of year, called osechi. Come along and learn how to make macrobiotic osechi dishes, modernised and adapted to suit the warmer temperatures!

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●Matsukaze yaki – mung beans and mushroom Japanese style ‘meatloaf’
●Kuromame – sweet simmered black turtle beans
●Summer vegetable kanten – seasonal vegetables set in agar
●Shio koji mushroom – marinated mushrooms
●Amazu zuke – sweet pickled radish
●Kuri kinton
●Kuromame and Kuri kinton parlfait
●Isobe yaki – grilled brown rice mochi served with tamari and nori

Bookings essential>>>

-Dates: Sun 11 November
-Time: 11:00am-15:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $120pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea) *If you apply with your friends or purchase other cooking classes at same time, Osechi class fee will be $110pp. 
-Class size: 2-6 people -Bring your own apron

*If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements, please let us know when you are booking.
*This is a hands on cooking class, so we ask that you remove any hand jewellery and may ask you to wear gloves if you have nail art.
*We will advise you of the exact address once your booking has been confirmed.
*You can also purchase soramame’s koji products on the day.
Participant special :1 for $8 or 2 for $15

Bookings essential>>>

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