Saturday, June 15, 2013

Fact of the Day: Daikon

The white radishes that originated in Eastern Asia are commonly known in America as Daikon. Its name is taken from its Japanese name 大根 (Daikon) which literally means "large root". 

19 comments:

  1. They're pretty good, not going to lie.

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  2. cool Japanese word adopted by the Americans! hehe :)

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  3. whooa another great trivia huh

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  4. That root looks like it would be a bitch to pull up!!

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  5. I've seen chefs use daikon on cooking shows, but I've never used it myself. Fun fact!

    Have a great Saturday.

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  6. I love daikon, so great in stews too!

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    1. Ohhhhhh, Pat, I am soooo gonna let THAT one slide over the plate! :-)

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