What to Expect
Nishiki food market is knowm as a daily kitchen for the citizens of Kyoto, one of the oldest food markets in Japan. Its origin dates back to around 1310. There are approximately 150 shops, fish, vegetables, tofu, pickles, dry goods, spices, seaweed, sweets, and also various cooking tools.
After walking through the market and learning about basic ingredients of Japanese food, you can choose one experience from following options for further explorations:
A: make tsukemono pickle, called nukazuke at a traditional pickle shop
B: make Ponzu, citrus vinegar at a traditional vinegar shop
C: farmentation class; making soy sauce and shio-koji (salted koji) at a machiya house
You can also extend the tour with sake brewery in Fushimi, or other requested place after lunch. Please enquire first for customized tour.