“Temaki” with Olive & “Takuan” Pickles

Cooked rice and Nori sea weed sheet are best friends!


Today’s lunch is “Temaki” of “Takuan”, radish sprout and green olive, with mayonnaise and ketchup sauce.

"Temaki" with Olive & "Takuan" Pickles
This combination is just my inspiration with the leftover of my fridge.
"Temaki" with Olive & "Takuan" Pickles

is a Japanese radish pickles colored yellow with turmeric.  It is said that it was invented by Takuan Soho, a Zen monk in 17th century.  沢庵(たくあん) literally “Takuan, name of a Zen monk”