Aoki Cooking School

Kaga cuisine, the proud heritage of many families and in many restaurants in Kanazawa, has been thoroughly researched at the Aoki Cooking School in the samurai district of Nagamachi. Here, a professional chef will teach you jibuni, a traditional Ishikawa duck meat stew with vegetables and a kelp and bonito stock, which is usually served in a lacquered bowl made especially for the dish.

1) Jibuni lesson

Chicken is used in place of duck. Serves one. This course may be taken outside the 4:00 to 5:00 pm window for an additional fee.

2) Kaga cuisine lesson

Expand your culinary prowess and learn how to make other regional dishes along with jibuni.

Instruction is in Japanese, but the recipe is available in English.

Reservations must be made a week in advance.

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cost duration capacity ages
1) Jibuni ¥2200(side dishes +¥360) 60min 40 6
2) Kaga cuisine ¥3300+ 120min
1-1-17 Nagamachi, Kanazawa
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
(1) Jibuni: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(2) Kaga: time set at reservation
Sundays and public holidays
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