How To Make Japanese Candy (8 Types Of Wagashi) | Handcrafted | Bon Appétit

Tomoko Yagi, owner of Cha-An Tea House in New York City, demonstrates all of the ingredients, tools, and techniques required to create 8 different pieces of wagashi – an artfully constructed Japanese confection with roots dating back thousands of years.

Director: Cole Evelev
Director of Photography: Brandon Yoon
Editor: Micah Phillips, JC Scruggs
Talent: Tomoko Yagi

Sr. Culinary Director: Carrie Parente
Producer: Jonathan Bang
Culinary Producer: Leslie Rainey
Culinary Associate Producer: Jessica Do
Line Producer: Jennifer McGinity
Associate Producer: Alicia Aswat
Production Manager: Janine Dispensa
Production Coordinator: Elizabeth Hymes

Camera Operator: Kyle LeClaire, Ben Townsend
Audio: Kurt Pierce
Production Assistant: Edmond Hong

Translators: Natsumi Yamase, Robert Bolgeo

Post Production Supervisor: Stephanie Cardone
Post Production Coordinator: Scout Alter
Supervising Editor: Eduardo Araújo
Assistant Editor: Billy Ward
Graphics Supervisor: Ross Rackin
Graphics, Animation, VFX: Léa Kichler

0:00 Introduction
0:40 Sakura Blossom Nerikiri
4:18 Kinton Nerikiri Ajisai
5:50 Fireworks Nerikiri
8:27 Sakura Nerikiri
9:20 Sunflower Nerikiri
10:49 Ichigo Daifukumochi
14:52 Muscat Daifukumochi
16:24 Yuzumochi Daifuku
17:42 Final Presentation

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20 Replies to “How To Make Japanese Candy (8 Types Of Wagashi) | Handcrafted | Bon Appétit”

  1. I often wonder if this would be good therapy for somebody with obsessive compulsive disorder?

  2. I love that the traditional tool literally just translates to "triangle stick"

  3. Cool, it's kinda like marzipan / almond paste sweets in Europe, but with bean paste and mochi instead!

  4. I really want to know her opinion of the anime – Deaimon: Recipe for Happiness

  5. I like overdubbed English rather than subtitles. I had to watch it a couple times to really appreciate the visuals and fully understand what was going on.

  6. Wow, how amazing! I love watching videos that show how intricate other cuisines can be.
    This is honestly art! Edible art is the best for sure! 🙂

  7. You can tell how refined her experience is by eyeballing a portion onto the scale and being off her target weight by 1 gram.

  8. Will there be other videos about tea ceremony?
    It's a topic I always found very fascinating

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