Kogané Meshi

Golden Pilaf with Sun-Dried Radish & Carrots

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Kitchen Kansha
cleverly using what nature provides

Kiriboshi Daikon 切り干し大根

In many rural parts of Japan, the autumn landscape is dotted with farmhouses preparing for the cold months to come. Daikon radishes, hung to dry on racks, their green tops drooping in the late-afternoon sun. 

Kiriboshi Daikon 切り干し大根

Here and there piles of shredded radish can be seen spread out to dry on straw mats. These bits and pieces salvaged from bruised or malformed roots are transformed into kiriboshi daikon, a tasty, nutritious dried food.

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