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Osaka University & Osaka Gas: Academic Cooking, Vol. 14, Archeological Research re the Delicious Bowls of Rice we enjoy

2011-11-18 (Fri) 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Kaitokudo for the 21st Century and Osaka Gas have jointly held lectures of a new type, Academic Cooking series lectures, consisting of a lecture on a special type of food and cooking and eating that food. The 14th "volume" of lectures will be held on Friday, November 18, 2011. NAKAKUBO Tatsuo, assistant professor, Archaeological Research Center Osaka, will give a lecture on archeological research regarding a delicious bowl of rice.

The Japanese people's staple food is rice. Thanks to the wet-rice cultivation coming from China during the Yayoi Period, many people living on the Japanese archipelago began to eat rice. However, by examining earthenware used for cooking, the method for cooking rice is found to have been developed through trial and error. Why not think about the dietary culture developed by our ancestors while eating rice cooked over a fire?

Venue: Osaka Gas Cooking School Senri (1F, Senchu PAL, 1-3-141 Shinsenri Higashi-machi, Toyonaka)

Intended for: persons of high school age or older

Quota: 24

If more than 24 persons apply, successful applicants will be chosen by lottery.

Participants will cook rice with assorted grains, miso soup made with dried sardines, foil grilled seafood, boiled sweet potato and kidney beans, and sweet pickled vegetables.

Participation fee:1,500 yen (including consumption tax)

Application period: Friday, October 7 ~ Thursday, October 20

Online applications will be accepted from Wednesday, September 7.

To apply online, click here.

Applications by phone will be accepted from 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12. If the number of applicants exceeds the capacity, the successful applicants will be determined by lottery and informed of such on Friday, October 21. If a vacancy opens after the lottery, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Apply to: Osaka Gas Cooking School Senri

Tel: 06-6871-8561

Applications are also accepted in person or by phone at the cooking school from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (excluding Mondays, national holidays, and other specified days).

Date: 2011-11-18 (Fri) 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Organizer: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University, Osaka Gas
Registration: Registration online is necessary.
Contact: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University

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