Mioga Ginger Vinegared Salad
How beautiful the lace pattern Mioga draws!!
“Mioga” is a mioga ginger (Zingiber mioga). Especially the part of flower bud is called “Hana-Mioga” literally “flower mioga”.
This photo is a horizontal cross-section of “Hana-Mioga”.
The wine red color is dyed by the Malvidin, that is a kind of anthocyanidin.
dressing ingredient : rice vinegar, dashi broth, soy sauce and salt.
・Mioga / Myoga
is a Mioga ginger, Zingiber mioga. I feel the early summer to the scent of mioga. 茗荷（みょうが） literally uncertain, there are some story in its origin.
・Hana-Mioga / Hana-Myoga
is a flower bud of Mioga. 花茗荷（はなみょうが） literally “flower mioga”
is a boiled and dried whitebait. 縮緬雑魚（ちりめんじゃこ） literally “wrinkle minnow”