Learn to bake your own fluffy Japanese bread and add finest icing decoration – Valentine’s Day special baking class


Sun 14 Feb 2021 14:00 - 16:00

Book Before 17:00 Fri 12 Feb 2021

Fee: £40 | Platform: Zoom

Let’s learn to bake your own Japanese fluffy bread from scratch and add finest icing decorations from HAPPY SKY BAKERY and IKIGAI Biscuit London.  An online special class for Valentine’s Day.

Have you ever tried the Japanese bread that wowed Paul Hollywood in Japan? Even though it may look similar to bread in the UK, there is something unique and wonderful about Japanese baking.

HYPER JAPAN is proud to present a special Valentine’s Day bread baking class co-hosted by Motoko from HAPPY SKY BAKERY – much beloved multi award winning Japanese Bakery in London – and Yuta from IKIGAI Biscuit London – artisan baker & cookie icing decoration master.

In this fun and friendly class, Motoko will share her secrets of Japanese bread baking to make milk rolls that are just as fluffy and pillowy as you find them in Japan. You will learn to make chocolate ganache in the way Japanese love! To embrace this year’s Valentine’s Day, let’s write a message for someone you love and care about on your cookies. Yuta will share his tips and immaculate techniques with you and show you how to decorate and write your message using icing.  Make Valentine’s Day fun and unforgettable with this unique workshop!

Date: 14th February 2021, Sunday
Time: 14:00-16:00 (2 hours lesson)
Instructor’s profile: Motoko Hida – HAPPY SKY BAKERY & Yuta Hasumi – Ikigai Biscuit London ( click names to open instructor’s page.)
Online tool:  ZOOM (link will be sent to you after your purchase**)
Ticket Price:  £40 – single ticket

Ticket sales will close at 5pm on 12th February 2021, Friday.

Please read the Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them before you submit your form.


**If you don’t receive any information one day before the class, please send an email here: contact@hyperjapan.co.uk

Participants will need to prepare the followings in advance of the class.

Please be prepared 10 minutes before the class starts.

  • Bread dough: to finish first proofing prior to the class.
  • Icing for cookies: keep them in the fridge once made
  • Ingredients listed below
  • Equipment listed below

 ( You will receive detailed instructions for preparation of bread dough and icing prior to the class.)

List of ingredients required for the class 

Please prepare this equipment by yourself before the workshop starts.

For Baking (You will receive a detailed ingredient list prior to the class):

In the class, you will be making 8 milk rolls.

  1. Strong White Flour
  2. Water
  3. Eggs
  4. Milk
  5. Butter
  6. Yeast
  7. Salt
  8. Cocoa Powder
  9. Chocolate
  10. Double Cream

For Icing & Cookie (Detailed instruction will be sent prior to the class):

  1. Round Biscuits ( e.g. Rich Tea/McVities )
  2. Water 
  3. Icing Sugar 300g
  4. Egg white 50g ( roughly from 1 L sized egg) 
  5. Food colouring (red & white/ivory)

Equipment needed for the class

Please prepare this equipment by yourself before the workshop starts.

  1. Bowls (large and small)
  2. Scale
  3. Worktable – flat surface to work on
  4. Scraper
  5. Towel
  6. Oven
  7. Microwave
  8. Baking Tray
  9. Baking Sheet
  10. Piping bags and/or squeeze bottles
  11. spatula or other kitchenware to lift up cookies
  12. toothpicks




Artisan Baker


Award-winning baker Motoko Hida – HAPPY SKY BAKERY – brings together the finest ingredients and uses traditional hand-crafting to develop the true flavours of her bread. Motoko’s life long passion for baking and search for the best techniques deliver bread bursting with authentic flavour and consistency.

HAPPY SKY BAKERY celebrate the true taste of bread, the way its meant to taste.

HAPPY SKY BAKERY started in 2008 because Motoko wanted to bake what she can proudly say worry-free and preservatives free for someone we love. Their highly-skilled Japanese bakers produce Japanese bread and pastries without adding any unnecessary preservatives.  Other materials such as red bean paste or custard cream are homemade and from carefully picked ingredients.
They bake a little differently everyday to correspond to the temperature and humidity to ensure our quality.

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Yuta Hasumi : Ikigai Biscuit London


Artisan Baker

Ikigai Biscuit London

Yuta Hasumi is a Japanese artisan baker. He creates delicate, creative and authentic icing cookies. He personalises cookies for special occasions, birthdays and corporate events. One of his signatures is dogs, cats-shape biscuits looking like their adorable pets. He takes orders and delivers lessons for customers across the UK, Europe and Japan. Also, he sells wholesale to local bakeries and stores in the UK. Aside from baking, he is active in business, serving as a people & culture consultant across sectors. 

Yuta obtained a MBA with honors in Human Resources Management at Waseda Business School, and holds a BA Degree in International Law at Waseda University.

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