Fall/ Winter 2022 Events & Cooking Classes
Homemade Holiday Tamales
The best tamales in Japan!
In Mexico there are many types of tamales. Tamales are a corn masa based dish stuffed with a filling of choice (meat, cheese, veggies, etc.) wrapped with dried corn husks and then steamed.
This year Nippon Viajero is sharing a piece of Mexican Holiday season with you!Limited orders accepted.
Now taking pre-orders until December 14th!
Winter Solstice Market
Collaboration with Dark Arts Coffee Japan!
In this last event of the year we are bringing this special all inclusive holiday event! Join the celebration. We will have booths with goodies from local businesses for last minute holiday shopping, a pop up by Dark Arts Coffee, and a art wall exhibition featuring local artists!
Sat. Dec. 10th at the Moshimo Cafe and Event Space in Hayama!
Favorite Holiday Event
Learn how to make tamales!
In this workshop we will cover the techniques to make tamales. An emblematic Mexican dish with more than 500 years of history.
The class duration is 3 hours, you will make tamales from scratch. Vegan version available!
Saturday January 14th, 2023
Last tamales cooking class!
Nippon Viajero News
We were invited to the Taco de Oro award ceremony held at the Mexican embassy in Tokyo!
We had the honor to attend the Taco de Oro award ceremony and were recognized by the Mexican Embassy in Japan as an active organization in the community promoting Mexican culture!
We are humbled and give our community many thank yous for the support!
New Nippon Viajero Member
I am Alejandra, the new Culinary Creative for Nippon Viajero.
I am from Mexico City and have been living in Tokyo for 7 years I am passionate about food and the creative process behind it.
I believe that the best history is made in the kitchen and the most memorable conversations happen at the table while sharing a meal.
I am excited to meeting and sharing all the new things we have in store for you.
Mucho gusto y よろしく!
Follow my creative writing project about gastronomy in Japan @madameichigo
3rd Annual Dia de Muertos Event Tokyo
Baking & Crafts Class for Adults
In Mexico, Día de Muertos is a time to celebrate family members who are no longer with us.
During this time we make Pan de Muerto an orange blossom infused sweet bread, hot chocolate or as we call it chocolate caliente, sugar skulls, ofrendas, altars, and more! In this workshop you will learn how to make traditional Pan de Muerto and Mexican hot chocolate, plus a sugar skull to decorate and take home.
Join us for a unique opportunity to celebrate Día de Muertos ( Mexican Obon) in Tokyo!
See you in 2023
1st Annual Dia de Muertos Event Hayama
Our first annual dia de muertos in Hayama. It was amazing to connect with the local Japanese community and share Mexican Day of the Dead with kids and parents. We served pan de muerto and hot chocolate from Oaxaca. Plus we had a pop-up Mexican goods store. Thank you all for participating! See you at the Tokyo event on October 30th.
Nippon Viajero Catering Services
Our first big catering gig! Thank you to the Abbott Academy for letting us serve their event. If you have a private event and want us to cook for you send us an email!
Google for Startups x Lady Startup Jp
We had the honor in participating at the Google Startups x Lady Startup JP Story night event this month! What an empowering night. We loved connecting with other women entrepreneurs.
Umi no ie pop-ups in Hayama
Nippon Viajero had such a nice summer filled with new adventures, yummy food, and sunny days. Thank you all who stopped by this summer and supported our endeavours. We hope you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. As we transition out of summer we still have a lot more events to come! Are you ready?
Art and Food Pairing Event
Nippon Viajero is participating in a unique culinary experience. Modern Mexican cuisine meets Art. In this event we are collaborating with sustainable artist Melissa Finkenbeiner and bringing you an Art & Food pairing experience.
Thank you all who joined the art and food pairing event. We got to taste the local fruits and vegetables of Hayama while enjoying Melissa`s beautiful art pieces.
2nd Annual Summer Harvest Workshop
Each year Nippon Viajero strives to connect the community with a small farm / farm lifestyle. This year we are offering a unique experience to tour the beautiful Himistu Noen located in Uenohara near Takao station.
A big thank you to Brian and SUn for hosting the second annual workshop at their beautiful home! We had lots of fun harvesting, cooking, and eating.
Next Summer Harvest Workshop: July 2023
Available throughout the year
Seasons of Mexico Workshop
This year we launched this Seasons of Mexico Workshop to highlight dishes of Mexico only available during certain celebrations or seasons.
We will cover everything from ceremonial tortillas, pozole, chocolate pairings, and even chile en Nogada.
Grand opening on September 17th 2022. Celebrate the independence of Mexico.
Que viva México cabrones ajuaaa!!!
Summer Harvest Workshop
Each year Nippon Viajero strives to connect the community with a small farm / farm lifestyle. This is a unique experience to visit a farm and learn about seasonal crops, planting, farm lifestyle, and how to make a delicious meal with what you have available.
Next session will be Summer 2023
*pictured is the 2nd annual workshop at the Himitsu Noen in Akiya, Uenohara
Chiles & Antojitos Workshop
This year we launched the new and improved version of Chiles and Antojitos Workshop. Where you can learn all about Mexican chiles and its various preparations and where to source them in Japan.
We also cover one of Mexico’s favorite craving or appetizer known as the sope. A masa preparation shaped like a small bowl. Topped off with delicious ingredients and salsa. Could it be that this is how the taco bowl was born?
Next session will be Summer 2023
Conchas & Champurrado Baking Class
The baking history of Mexico is so rich of culture and interesting facts. The evolution and journey that these old cooking techniques endured is mind blowing and it was so beautiful being able to research not only recipes and baking techniques, but also share a part of my childhood with you. Thank you all who joined the Conchas Baking Class. This will be part of our course and will be available during March and April months.