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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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Cooking Classes

Due to popular demand Vietnamese dishes with a macrobiotic twist

Vietnamese dish is growing in popularity in Sydney!!
Let’s make delicious Vietnamese dishes with a macrobiotic twist!

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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●Vietnamese pancake
●Delicious cold noodle with ama-koji sauce
●Tomato and tofu soup
●Sweet and sour carrot pickles
●Fruit and black bean sweets

Bookings essential>>>
-Dates:(1 day class)
Sun 28th October
-Time: 11:00am-14:00 (incl. sit down lunch)
-Venue: Soramame Kitchen, 7-8 mins walk from Bondi Junction Station.
-Fee: $108pp (incl. ingredients and equipment, recipes, a sit down meal and healing tea) *If you book 2 classes at the same time or attend with a friend enjoy a reduced rate of $98pp! Please ask when you’re making the booking. 
-Class size: 2-6 people -Bring your own apron

*As we use organic, biodynamic and chemical free produce ingredients may vary according to seasonal availability.
*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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Bookings essential>>>

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Special Event

Spring Detox Yoga & Half Fasting-5day

It’s happening again. SPRING DETOX here we come! Come out of the Hibernation after the cozy winter.

Winter is a time to rest & restore but we can excessively store. Spring is a great time to ease our body out of the restore state and slowly awaken to flourish.
We are here to support the journey with our non-residential Urban Style Spring Detox with 5 days of Yoga & Half-Fasting.
In this programme, you will reset and rebalance your body & mind in a gentle yet effective and sustainable manner. You will take away knowledge to implement in your day to day and be equipped with tools you can keep for the rest of your life! Drop the excess winter kilos and boost your energy for greater vitality and clarity of mind.
Please visit our FB page to find up dated information. >>Urban Style Detox Retreat/

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[What are the benefits of a detox?]
* Weight loss and enhanced metabolic function
* Greater vitality and more consistent energy
* Improved digestion and absorption of nutrients
* Better elimination and bowel health
* Improvement in fertility (men and women)
* Relief from chronic skin problems, like eczema, psoriasis and acne
* Hormonal balance to help alleviate PMS, blood sugar imbalances and mood swings
* Heightened immune system
* Greater emotional/mental well-being and happiness
* Relieve hay fever that may occur during the change of seasons
* Enhance body functions
* Relieve irritation
* Experience a life free from pain and ill-health
* Extend life-span and live longer

Bookings essential>

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ingredients for detox soup


When:
 Monday 22 October – Friday 26 October 2018
Time: 6:00-7:45 am Daily
Where: Level 1, 16-18 Oxford Square, Darlo Drama, Darlinghurst. 3 minutes walk from Hyde Park
Fee: $480 *If you attend with a friend enjoy a reduced rate of $420pp! Please quote “friends” and name of  the person you are participating with when you making a booking.
Capacity: 5-20 people
Includes: 5 yoga sessions with qualified yoga instructor, 5 healing morning tea, 5 lunch box (all organic and gentle to your digestive system), 5 ingredients and recipe for your supper.
What to bring: Yoga mat, cushion or blanket to sit on and your beautiful self. *Let us know If you don’t have yoga mat, we’ll prepare a mat for you.
Application close: Friday 22 September 2018
Bookings essential>

[What to expect on the day]
5:50: Door open
6:00: Morning meditation
6:15: Yoga sessionBody cleanse lecture (text available)
7:00: Body cleanse lecture (text available)
7:45: Morning tea and lunch box+ ingredients for supper

*Please arrive strictly by 6:00 am (Note: door will open at 5:50am).
*Yoga practice and lecture may reverse from time to time.
*Please arrive at the venue with empty stomach. (We recommend that you only consume small amount of warm water before arrival)
*Please eat small meals and avoid caffeinated coffee/tea and alcohol 2-3 days prior to start of the retreat.

[Terms and Condition]
* Full payment required at the time of confirmation.
* Application confirmed once payment received.
*20% of the full fee is non-refundable. The rest is fully refunded if cancelled prior to 21 days.
* No refund available for cancellations within 21 days prior to the commencement date.
*Unfortunately we cannot offer any refunds due to weather or sickness once the programme starts.
*If we do not reach 5 people, money will be refunded fully.
*Please be aware that we cannot take any responsibility for any incidents that occur during transport to and from the programme.
*We do not take any responsibility for any injuries, loss or damage to persons or property incurred during the programme.

Booking essential>>

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Eriko Watanabe Profile(Photo left)
Yoga Instructor with calm and happy nature with advanced training in yoga, specialised in the Yoga Synergy method, which harmonises the intelligence of traditional yoga from the East and modern knowledge of the west (Physiotherapy). Having had a busy demanding corporate background, Eriko is particularly enthusiastic about providing a space to feel the inner peace and gratitude we tend to separate from our busy modern lifestyle. You will be encouraged to “feel good” through various yoga postures and calm breathing.

Keiko Ikeda Profile(Photo right)
Keiko is a fully trained Macrobiotic instructor having obtained her diploma from the Kushi Institute in Japan. She holds regular macrobiotic cooking classes in Sydney as well as miso making workshops. Keiko is also the founder of Soramame Koji House which produces delicious, healthy koji products. Supporting people’s busy lifestyle with healthy, wholesome food is Keiko’s passion. Having held half fasting retreats across NSW she is experienced in presenting lectures about detoxifying your body.

Booking essential>>

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Cooking Classes

Japanese pickles at Gojyuan 豪寿庵 in September

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.

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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.

●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.

●Lemon zuke(lemon and radish pickles)
This is arrange version of yuzu zuke. We will use lemon instead of yuzu this time. Enjoy crunchy and refreshing taste.

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

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

-Date: Sunday 23rd September
-Time: 11:00am-1:30pm
-Venue: Gojyuan: 208 Darling Street Balmain NSW 2041
-Fee: $89pp *If you attend with a friend enjoy a reduced rate of $80pp! Please ask when you’re making the booking. 
-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
*Gojyuan direct booking>>

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