Mioga and Cucumber Vinegar Salad
Myoga flowers right now flourish!!
“Mioga” is a mioga ginger (Zingiber mioga). Especially the part of flower bud is called “Hana-Mioga” literally “flower mioga”.
These are spikes, in which there are 3-12 buds.
It’s like a tropical flower such as orchids.
It is often said that forgetfulness is badly too eat ginger,
but it is an unsupported superstition and there is no scientific basis.
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”