The Japanese Pantry and Koji with Myoho Asari and Sonoko Sakai

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May 201325

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


The Japanese American National Museum is pleased to welcome Sonoko Sakai, founder of Common Grains in Los Angeles, and Myoho Asari, owner of Saiki Kojiya in Oita, Japan. This seminar will celebrate Koji, the fermented medium that creates much of the unique flavor and umami in Japanese cooking. Myoho and her family have vested generations in selling and promoting this incredible food. The seminar will showcase koji and its many uses and health benefits.

Reservations recommended to or213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior.

This program is generously sponsored by the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation.

*There will be a Kojiya Cooking Workshop with Myoho Asari and Sonoko Sakai at 11am. Click here for details and fees >>


JANM . Last modified May 09, 2013 12:20 p.m.

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