Three Pines Farm is a 5th generation family farm that is home to a lovely studio space in grandpa's renovated barn. We provide classes and specialty events centered on the arts, cooking, traditional crafts, sustainable living, and various other pursuits.

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Cooking with Miso with Tomie Sasaki Hesselink

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Cooking with Miso with Tomie Sasaki Hesselink


We have enjoyed two miso making workshops on the farm, so now let’s learn traditional ways to cook with it! Join Tomie Sasaki-Hesselink of Japanese Creative Solutions as she demonstrates and shares her favorite miso recipes. She will cover how you make different kinds of miso soup.

How to make broths:

 1) "dashi" with kombu, shiitake mushroom, fish, and soybeans

Also 2 types of miso soup:

1) vegetable miso soup

2) tonjiru (with pork and vegetables)

This will be followed with a complimentary tasting of our soups.  

About Your Educator:

Tomie Sasaki-Hesselink was born and raised in Miyako, Japan, and has since lived in Germany, Portugal, and in the United States. Here in America she became a wife and a Tiger Mom of three children, one girl and twin boys. Over the last ten years in Iowa, she has been experimenting with locally-sourced, non-GMO or organic soybeans to make miso, along with California-raised rice, and real sea salt. She thoroughly enjoys cooking and every day continues to make the foods of her youth in Japan here in Iowa to share with her family and friends.

Date: Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: $40.00 per person

Age Requirement: Recommended age of 16 years or older

Skill Requirement: All skill levels welcome.

Fine Print: Please register by March 23rd, 2019. If the class minimum is not met, a refund may be issued in lieu of this class offering. You will be alerted shortly after the registration deadline if a refund is being issued. All materials and supplies will be provided in class.

Out of respect for the investment of time and effort by our educational staff, cancellations occurring after March 23rd, 2019 will be subject to the forfeiture of registration costs.

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