“Gobo” Burdock Confit
Botanically burdock belongs to the family of Asteraceae, in the genus of Arctium.
It’s called “Gobo” in Japanese, that was come down from China a long, long time ago.
This is a special variety of Gobo. It is “Uda-Kin-Gobo” cultivated in Uda City of Nara pref. It is one of Yamato traditional vegetables.
* Yamato means ancient name of Nara during the 8th century.
is a burdock root. 牛蒡（ごぼう）
is a type of Gobo cultivated in Uda City. 宇陀金牛蒡（うだきんごぼう） literally “glowing gobo of Uda City”
is an another name of Sake. 日本酒（にほんしゅ） literally “Japanese sake”