Ishikawa Cooking Class
Organic Japanese Vegan(Shojin cuisine)



Pick Up


2.5 hours

Max 8 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

soba sushi
sesame tofu
simmered kabocha squash
deep fried koyadofu and simmer
skewered rice dumplings in a sweet soy glaze

  • Tempura


    Tempura (天ぷら) is a classical Portuguese dish brought to and popularized by Japan, consisting of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried. Tempura is a typical home-style cooking in Japan. It is often referred to as a representative dish to Japan. Although there are various theories, it is said that Tokugawa Ieyasu, the general of the Edo period, liked tempura so much that he allegedly died from eating too much.

  • Rice


    Rice is a staple food in Japan. In all most every family, there is a rice cooker. There is variety of Japanese rice brands such as Koshihikari and Hitomebore.

Cooking Class Information

I'll teach you how to cook a Vegan Japanese Shoujin course using organic and small-batch, natural farmed ingredients. I'll demonstrate that vegan dishes can be healthy, flavorful and filling. I'll introduce you to my favorite Japanese vegan artisanal ingredients like shouyu and mirin. We'll talk about the traditional Japanese farmers and the importance of protecting their methods. After cooking, we'll eat the course and you can take the printed recipes with you.

About Host

Hi, my name is Aiko.
After getting my nutritionist degree, I took specialized courses in agriculture. At the same time, I was working in vegetarian restaurants in Kanazawa, Japan as a chef and menu developer.
In 2014, I started teaching vegetarian cooking in Toronto, Canada.
Since returning to Japan ,I had been
based in Tokyo and had been involved in a wide variety of activities, such as hosting natural cultivation and vegan cooking classes,running a stall at vegan or organic events, pop-up restaurants, and catering
I hold Nuritionist, Junior Vegetable Sommelier and Junior Olive Oil Sommelier certifications.
-Nominated for the Japanese vegetarian award 2018 and 2019.
-Introduced Natural Cultivation Vegan Sushi at the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco
-Aims to disseminate natural cultivation overseas by, for example, giving a lecture on naturally farmed vegan
sushi at an event held by Bi-Rite Market, a supermarket known for changing eating habits in San Francisco
-Selected as a chef and served the vegan sushi chosen for the ”Dream dinner” at the ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel
-Quartely magazine “Shizen Saibai”(natural cultivation)featured natural cultivation vegan sushi.


The closest station

Kanazawa station

How to get to the station?

From Kanazawa station : 0mins

Exact location provided after booking.

FAQ about Organic Japanese Vegan(Shojin cuisine) | Cooking class by Aiko

  • How much does it cost to join Organic Japanese Vegan(Shojin cuisine)?

    It costs 6900 per person.

  • How long is this cooking class by Aiko?

    Duration of this cooking class is 2.5 hours.

  • Is Organic Japanese Vegan(Shojin cuisine) available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Organic Japanese Vegan(Shojin cuisine) has a vegetarian option.

  • What is the maximum capacity of Aiko's cooking class?

    Up to 8 people can join Aiko's cooking class.

  • Is Organic Japanese Vegan(Shojin cuisine) available for vegans?

    Yes, Organic Japanese Vegan(Shojin cuisine) has a vegan option.

Additional cooking class information

  • Confirmation

    You will receive the confirmation within 24 hours.

  • Payment

    We accepts these cards on airKitchen.

  • Cancellation

    Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the class begins will be fully refunded by the airKitchen cancellation policy.

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