Manju with strawberry


The ever-popular Manju (Japanese rice cake sweets) is back again!

Mr. Shoji is a self-taught hobby chef with a passion for Japanese sweets and homestyle cooking. Over time, he has built up quite a repertoire!

Introductory Manju Workshop
Learn to make Dorayaki (pancake manju), Ohagi (red bean paste covered sweet rice), Kinako Mochi (toasted soy bean flour covered sweet rice), Azuki (red beans) and Lima bean filling for Manju. See Mr. Shoji’s 10 minute Mochi Manju technique.

Advanced Manju Workshop
Learn to make Mushi Manju (steamed), Yaki Manju (baked) and next generation Mochi Manju. See Mr. Shoji’s 10-minute advanced Mochi Manju technique.



* When registering, please inform us which date you wish to join.
* Please bring an apron. Each workshop consists of a combination of instruction, demonstration, tasting and cleanup.
*Material fee, $10 per day, is payable directly to the instructor by cash.


Please bring $10 to the instructor by cash on the day for materials.

JCCC Member:
$30/day (+HST)

$40/day (+HST)

The fee is non-refundable, non-transferrable.

To register, please email the registration form to



*The intro classes are FULL. Thank you for your interest.

  • Mon. June 6 @7pm-10pm
  • Mon. June 20 @7pm-10pm (repeat of June 6)


  • Mon. July 4 @7pm-10pm
  • Mon. July 18 @7pm-10pm (repeat of July 4)