Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan - TROVE
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Fall Box: Journey to Kyoto, Japan

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**Fall Boxes ship via USPS Priority mail, but please know we are seeing shipping delays due to COVID**

Travel across the globe to Kyoto, Japan, the heart of traditional Japanese culture. Once the ancient capital of Japan, both locals and foreigners flock to Kyoto to visit the breathtaking shrines, temples, and gardens, stroll through historic neighborhoods, and take part in unique rituals.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

Virtual Cooking Class:

Learn how to cook a homemade Kyoto meal with Chef Aya Igano (/eatkyoto) who loves teaching authentic Japanese cooking. Aya has a very popular ramen making class that she teaches at Eat Kyoto in the historic Gion district. Together, you will be making 3 dishes using very unique techniques: Cucumber Salad, Miso Udon with handmade noodles (you will be doing this the traditional way!), and Ginger Chicken. Your box will include special ingredients you’ll cook with, printed recipe cards, and a shopping list for fresh ingredients.

We will be offering 2 LIVE online classes for you to choose from:

**If you're unable to attend a class live, we will be posting the recorded versions so you can watch on your own schedule.**

  • Saturday, November 21, 2020 – 5:00 – 6:30 pm PST
  • Saturday, December 5, 2020 – 5:00 – 6:30 pm PST

Virtual Japanese Tea Ceremony:
Experience a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and learn how to prepare and drink a delicious bowl of matcha tea with Tea Expert, Atsuko Mori (@camellia.kyoto). Atsuko is a tea instructor in Kyoto who has been practicing tea ceremonies for over 20 years. She opened her own tea house, Camellia Tea Ceremony, 7 years ago with the goal of creating a bridge between Japan and the rest of the world. Atsuko will welcome you with a brief introduction to the history and culture of tea in Japan. Then, she will perform the tea ceremony and will show you how to prepare and enjoy your matcha tea.  We've partnered with tea farmers in Wazuka, Kyoto to bring you an incredible ceremonial grade matcha tea that you will not find anywhere else. Your box will also include a handmade bamboo whisk and teaspoon set that you will use in your tea ceremony.

We will be offering 2 LIVE online tea ceremonies for you to choose from:

**If you're unable to attend a class live, we will be posting the recorded versions so you can watch on your own schedule.**

  • Sunday, November 22, 2020 – 4:00 – 5:00 pm PST
  • Sunday, December 6, 2020 – 4:00 – 5:00 pm PST

Other goodies:
To immerse yourself in Kyoto, your box also includes authentic sweet and savory Japanese snacks, a roundup of our favorite places to visit in Kyoto, curated Spotify playlist, key phrases, and a special gift -- furoshiki cloths from Musubi Kyoto.  Musubi (@furoshiki_musubi) is a Kyoto-based furoshiki studio that has been creating beautiful and unique prints since 1937. The cloth in your box is made from kimono fabric and designed by Kata Kata (@katakata.jp), and is perfect for picnics or wrapping gifts!

Support small businesses:
20% of all profits go to the featured artisan and chef. Thank you for supporting small businesses around the world!!

Customer Reviews

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Expanding Our Horizons!

What a treat our first Trove box was from the moment we opened the box! As we unpacked the box we oooooohed and aaaaaahed over each of the items inside. Fun snacks, exciting ingredients, bright, cheerful, informative cards giving us a glimpse of our adventure ahead and the crown jewel, the GORGEOUS olive wood mortar and pestle. Due to time zones and our busy schedules we weren’t able to participate live but loved the recorded cooking demonstration and appreciated the personal experiences and information Chef Mae shared. We have cooked with curry before but this dish was unlike others we’ve made and it was a lot of fun to learn a new way to use our delicious curry paste! We are so excited to see where our next adventure takes us!

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we really enjoyed the instructor, the views from her location and of course the meal was fabulous!

This meal was not difficult to prepare, even using the provided mortal and pestle was fun. We really enjoyed the elephant sanctuary tour the following weekend. Can't wait for the next tour of a far away place.

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S.M.
Great for date nights

We’ve look forward to every Trove box and use it as one of our date nights! Great information on the featured city, unique cooking class experiences (all delicious so far) plus the ability to join live or watch recording depending on our schedule. Carefully curated boxes with all high quality items the majority of which are truly from the region! Especially wonderful while we aren’t able to travel.