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Lunar New Year • Sushi Workshop

  • Saturday, February 05, 2022
  • Sunday, February 06, 2022
  • 2 sessions
  • Saturday, February 05, 2022 (WEST)
  • Sunday, February 06, 2022, 17:00 19:30 (WEST)
  • Zoom



Year of the Tiger

Let's learn to make sushi together! Chef Eiko looks forward to celebrating the Lunar New Year with us and invites you and your family/household for a fun weekend of cooking (Sake pairing optional*).

The Menu
Boiled Salted Edamame

Sushi / Salmon, Tuna, Scallop, Cucumber, Tamago, vegetarian options
Mochi with Rasberry Nutella

You will Learn How To

  • find the best ingredients available to make authentic Sushi @Home
  • prepare Shari (Sushi rice) as well as Sushi vinegar from basic ingredients
  • prepare Maki-Sushi, Nigiri-Sushi and Temaki-Sushi
  • prepare also Inside-out Maki Sushi
  • prepare most popular 2 sauces for Sushi
  •  prepare Mochi with Microwave/steamer
  • cook Edamame perfectl


  • Saturday, February 5th @Time tba • we will meet Eiko to go shopping at Asia Markt Wing and Mare Atlantico for specialty items needed for the workshop. This is optional. If you can't make it, Eiko will provide advice on what to buy online or at your local markets.
  • Sunday, February 6th @17:00-19:30 • we will meet virtually in the evening for a cooking class. We'll start with Kanpai (Sake*/Beer/Tea)

    Any member of your household is welcome to join the workshop.  This workshop may be of special interest for kids and teens, as the recipes can easily be adapted to suit a variety of tastes. You can make it a family affair and then enjoy dinner together.

    * Sake pairing option • Kikusui Karakushi (菊水辛口)
    Sake can be purchased during the shopping session or ordered online from or


    The workshop fee is €49 per household
    (a minimum of 6 households are needed for this workshop to take place)
    After you register, you will

    • receive an email with instruction on how to make payment
    • be asked for your mobile phone number, so Eiko can add you to a WhatsApp group. This is the main means of communication for the group and adds a fun interactive dynamic to the workshop.
    • receive a detailed list of ingredients and equipment needed
    • support with shopping for ingredients; including for local participant the opportunity to go shopping with Chef Eiko.
    • 10% discount on a future workshop
    • The ZOOM link will be given to participants prior to the workshop.


    Eiko Takahashi,, +49 (0)1511 0510173
    Instagram • @koji_chef_eikotakahashi

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