In the kitchen of the teacher’s house you will be shown how to prepare a Kappabashi knives or to the Tsukiji market to buy first-class Japanese knives.
Tokyo’s Kappabashi Dori is a street dedicated to kitchen ware, mainly used for the restaurant trade. You can get everything you can think of that it takes to run a restaurant or cafe here and some items you may not have thought of. This is a great opportunity to buy Japanese chef knives, undoubtedly the best in the world.
You can also head to the Tsukiji Outer Market where you will find two of the most famous names in Japanese chef knives, Aritsugu and Sugimoto. Both manufacturers have stores in the market where you can buy any type of kitchen knife you can think of, from general utility knives to knives designed to debone specific types of fish. We will organize a guide to accompany you and can help you translate the buying process, expert knife makers can advise you on the best knives for certain types of food and you will need to feel the weight of the knife in your hand to choose the correct one. one for Japanese food, including classic dishes like sushi, orteriyaki tempura chicken, which of course you can enjoy for lunch. Vegetarian options are also available upon request.
Japanese are naturally private about home life, so this experience offers a unique insight behind closed doors, as well as the possibility of making a new Japanese friend.