Japanese Art&Food Culture Workshop - Sunday, 21st, July 2019


Kintsugi from 10:00-11:30

Japanese healthy and tasty lunch, bento box from 11:30-1:30 

At Ponsonby Central, Sapphire room 

Tied with Te to Te - Japanese bento box workshop !!!


 As Part of Eat Drink Love Ponsonby, Ponsonby Central is organising a monthly event from mid-July to mid-August this year.

To this exciting event,  Astute Assembly is tied up with Te to Te Cater and running Kintsugi workshop in the morning and leading up to the Japanese healthy cooking bento box workshop in the afternoon. 

People can book both workshops as a set or you could also book individually, in case someone for who is our workshop lovers that already attended the either of session, Thank you! 


Kintsugi & Bento box workshop 

10 - 2 pm, $120/per person 

  Lunch is provided, Tutorial, hands-on experiences and practice. 




Kintsugi Workshop (10-11:30am)

Repairing for good

Kintsugi (also known as Kintsukuroi) which loosely translates to 'Golden Joinery' is the age-old Japanese art form of repairing broken ceramics in a way that is often considered more beautiful than when it was when whole. This ancient technique is a true celebration of 'Wabi Sabi', the aesthetic appreciation of the broken, old or disregarded.

We'll take you through an easy step by step instructions on how to piece back together with your broken ceramics with lacquer and gold powder. 

 $70/per person

• A group tutorial and hands-on experience. We will supply the materials for repairing your objects at the session, You could buy the kit at the end of the session as an optional (from $40-$75) There will be an eftops machine, you can purchase with cards.  

• Please bring your own broken pieces (not too complicated ones). 

The limited number of seats are available, so be quick! 
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Japanese healthy tasty lunch, Bento Box workshop by Te to Te Cater  


JAPANESE BENTO BOX LUNCH  (11:30am - 2 pm)

Migiwa Ozawa and Nina Yanagisawa will demonstrate a number of classic bento box items and all participants will enjoy lunch together. Migiwa is qualified as a ‘Shoku-iku’ or food education instructor. Nina is an experienced Japanese chef and restauranteur. Their passion is 'LOHAS' - Life of Health and Sustainability.

 ’Te to Te’ means Hand to Hand in Japanese and their philosophy is based on the Japanese principle of ‘Mottainai’ - waste Not : want Not; and the universal principle of we are what we eat - which includes 'Hara Hachi bun me (eat to 80% of fullness); and 'Osusowake ( share with others).  



After packing your own lunch into the double layered lunch box,  (arranging by yourself) we will sit down to eat, enjoy the lunch together within the beautiful atmosphere space in the Ponsonby Central. You can also take these delicious Japanese food recipes home!

  $65/per person
-Small group tutorial hands-on experience.
-We will provide healthy tasty Japanese lunch 
-Take-home recipes                                                                          

-Styling your own bento box

Be smart with your food, be healthy and you'll become so happy!!  


As a set of Kintsugi and Bento box workshop 

$120 from 10-2pm, the lunch is provided. 

Tutor - Astute Assembly (Kintsugi), Te to Te (Japanese cooking, Bento box)


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