Thinned Out Young Radish “Nakanuki”

“Nakanuki” means “thin out”, which is called also “Uronuki” and “Oronuki”.

Thinned Out Young Radish "Nakanuki"
These are Naknuki-Daikon that I’ve got this morning at the market.

 

Although generally it is eaten leaves, they have decent root.  The child is father of the man. :)

Thinned Out Young Radish "Nakanuki"

 

Cook leaves as Ohitashi salad  with sesame and soy sauce.

Thinned Out Young Radish "Nakanuki"
Thinned Out Young Radish "Nakanuki" Salad

Eat with miso as it is.  Sharp pungent taste is good combination with sake (rice wine).

Thinned Out Young Radish "Nakanuki" with Miso

・Nakanuki / Nakanuki-Daikon
is thinned out young Daikon radish.  It is also called “Uronuki-Daikon” and “Oronuki-Daikon”. 中抜き大根(なかぬきだいこん) literally “middle remove big root”
・Daikon
is a Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus. 大根(だいこん) literally “big root”