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Ayase's population was 83,167 according to the results of the national
population census taken in 2010, and more than 3,000 people from 46 countries
live in Ayase as of May 1, 2016.
AIFA( Ayase International Friendship Association ) was established in 1998 to promote mutual understanding between Ayase citizens and foreign residents through various events and activities and enrich our community by respecting one another's cultures and different values.
the reception counter
| About 20 people took part in the Kimchi cooking class held in the cooking
room, 1st floor, the Ayase Community Center.
Instructors were Ms. Ikeda & Mogi, both vice-chairpersons of the AIFA. Ikeda showed us how to make kimchi step by step and explained to us interesting cultural facts about kimchi. After class everyone took home one's seasoning paste and kimchi in each one's sealed packages.
of cooking tools, ingredients, and vegetables
|Instructor's explanation to her group members|
ingredients and some equipment
|above: kimuchi source below: Akase, AIFA-chairperson, is seriously doing his job. Finished! What a satisfied smile!|
|Add the following to the kimchi source and mix well.
1 medium white radish, and 2 medium carrots Cut them into thin sticks. water dropwort, Asian chives Cut them into 4cm in length. toasted sesame seeds
|Each napa cabbages are already split in half, sprinkled salt between their layers, sit in the salt water overnight, rinced off all salt , and squeesed to drain. Spread some kimchi paste on each cabbage leaf until every leaf is covered with kimchi paste.|
|The above work is for making seaweed soup and japchae.|
| Our Kimchi was delicious and making Kimchi was a lot of fun!
I am excited to attend this Kimchi-making class held at this time of the year.
Next year I hope you can come and join us.
|prompt in clearing the table|
to "Hiroko's group activities"
Kimchi Cooking Class
Date：Friday December 16, 2016
Place：Cooking Room, 1st floor
Ayase Community Center
Fees : ￥2,000
Date：Saturday November 27, 2016
Place：Audio-visual room, 3rd floor
Ayase Community Center
Indian Cooking Class
Date：Wednesday August 24, 2016
Fees : ￥2,500
Bon Dance Party
Date：Saturday August 6, 2016
Place：Ayase Community Center,