“Shiro-Uri” Japanese Pickling Melon
Refresh of summer, always for your table.
You might have heard “Narazuke” that is a representative brown pickles of Nara region, that is soaked in “Sakekasu” sake lees and cured for several years. It was originally made with “Shiro-Uri”, although now various edible vegetable are soaked.
is a Japanese Pickling Melon (Cucumis melo var. conomon). 白瓜（しろうり） literally “white cucurbitaceous vegetable”
is a representative brown pickles of Nara region, that is soaked in “Sakekasu” sake lees and cured for several years. 奈良漬け（ならづけ） literally “Nara region pickled”
is a representative lactic acid bacteria pickles of Japan, which is made by fermenting vegetables in “Nuka” rice bran paste. 糠漬け（ぬかづけ） literally “rice-bran pickled”
is a sake lees. 酒粕（さけかす） literally “sake lees”