June 16th, 2012

Cooking Chimaki event in the west side of Biwa lake

In Lake District, Shiga, Japan, the West side of Biwa Lake, Nakano rural community people have made their life, paying respect to natural resources of clean and fresh water, wild vegetables of hillside, good rice farming place.
Every June, after planting rice, people have made “Chimaki” of sweet rice cake, covered with wild bamboo grass.
We will have this traditional event with you on 23th and 24th June. You can have a special time with local people, picking wild bamboo grass, cooking Chimaki, and having lunch together. You can select one-day course or two days course. Every year many people want to join. Please hurry to call us!