Sansai [山菜(さんさい)]

2017/05/24 19:57
Sansai[山菜(さんさい)](Wild vegetable) is a general term for vegetables and grasses that grow naturally in the mountain or wild field. They are mainly buds and shoots which come out in spring. Taranome Sansai are natural and unimproved..

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Takenoko [筍/竹の子(タケノコ)]

2017/05/23 21:30
Takenoko[筍 or 竹の子(タケノコ)] is a shoot of Take[竹(たけ)](bamboo). Takenoko means a child of bamboo. Takenoko Some varieties of Takenoko are edible and Takenoko is popular as a representative spring food in Japan. Most common Taken..

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Fukinotō [ふきのとう]

2017/04/03 21:41
Fukinotō[ふきのとう] is a bud of Fuki[蕗(フキ)](Japanese butterbur) which is native to Japan. Fukinotō Fukinotō is a Sansai[山菜(さんさい)](wild vegetable) and it is edible but contains alkaroids which is poisonous. Therefore, it is necessa..

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Ebi-imo [海老芋(エビイモ)]

2016/12/17 23:42
Ebi-imo[海老芋(エビイモ)] is a Tō-no-imo[唐芋(とうのいも)] cultivated in a special method of earthing up over and over. Tō-no-imo is a species of Sato-imo[里芋(さといも)](taro). The name "Ebi-imo"(Ebi means shrimp.) is derived that has curved shape and strip..

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