Kaga Vegetables

 

 

 Gorojima-kintoki sweet potato

Kaga vegetables are indispensable to Kaga cuisine. There are 15 Kaga vegetables. These vegetables were planted in Kanazawa for the first time in 1945 or before. A leafy vegetable called "kinjiso" and red Japanese pumpkin are very unique to Kanazawa. These vegetables with high nutritional values are familiar home cooking vegetables as well in Kanazawa.