Spring Onion Blossom Buds Salad

Spring has sprung!! Green onion is now blooming.

Green onions in blossom are called “Negi-Bozu (葱坊主)” literally “green onion bonze”, which the shape is likened to the head of bonze.

Negi-Bozu, Green onions in blossom
There are hundreds of buds in the “Negi-Bozu”.
Buds
Negi-Bozu, Green onions in blossom
Negi-Bozu, Green onions in blossom
Horizontal cross section of “Negi-Bozu”
Negi-Bozu, Green onions in blossom
Wrapping flower bud.
Negi-Bozu, Green onions in blossom
Vertical cross section
With radish and broccoli, it’s a spring on the plate.
Negi-Bozu, Green onions in blossom
Spring Onion Blossom Buds Salad

・Negi
is a green onion.  葱(ねぎ
・Negi-Bozu
is a green onion in bloom.  葱坊主(ねぎぼうず) literally “green onion bonze”
・Hatsuka-Daikon
is a radish.  二十日大根(はつかだいこん) literally “twenty days radish”