Takuan-style Pickled Daikon Radish with Turmeric

If you have ever had a sushi roll you may have noticed a bright, almost neon yellow colored component in the roll.  It is “takuan”, the Japanese term for lacto-fermented daikon radish, which we grow, that has been pickled with a number of different ingredients, in particular, persimmon peels, which is what gives takuan it’s most noticeable characteristic, color. The photo below is of commercially … Continue reading Takuan-style Pickled Daikon Radish with Turmeric

Fennel, Baby Red Cabbage, and Daikon Radish Salad with Miso-Ginger Vinaigrette

Our freshly-harvested fennel has fragrant, feathery tops. This is a favorite salad that uses the entire fennel bulb with stalks and leaves. It has a bit of a Japanese twist with the cabbage, daikon radish and miso vinaigrette. The flavors really complement each other, and the colors combine beautifully. You can use any vinaigrette of your choice, but give the miso vinaigrette a try.   Preparation Time: … Continue reading Fennel, Baby Red Cabbage, and Daikon Radish Salad with Miso-Ginger Vinaigrette