Daikon

(DIE kuhn) A long, carrot-shaped, white, Japanese radish. Daikons range from 6 to 15 inches in length with an average diameter of 2 to 3 inches. The daikon's flesh is juicy and white with a mildly spicy, radishlike flavor.

Recipes

  1. Braised Short Ribs with Daikon and Glass Noodles

    These tender short ribs are served in an intense broth made sweet with mirin and brown sugar and dark with soy sauce and sherry. "This is a variation of a Korean dish called kalbi tang," Sang Yoon says.

  2. Sunny Raw Nori Rolls

    Blended, soaked sunflower seeds replace cooked rice in these colorful veggie rolls. Collard leaves add firmness and keep the rolls from getting soggy. For the filling, you can substitute your favorite raw veggies, including jicama, radish, daikon , burdock, or even raw pickles!

  3. Vegetable Spring Rolls

    Translucent rice paper wraps up a mixture of zestfully spiced Daikon radishes, jalapeno peppers, carrots, and cucumbers for this Asian-inspired appetizer recipe.

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Articles

  1. One Delicious Appetizer, One Heckuva Sauce: Use It Again and Again!

    Wed, 29 Jan 2014

    Bánh Mi. Traditionally, it’s served on a French baguette filled with meat, fresh herbs, cilantro, cucumber, pickled daikon and carrot, and often accompanied with chili sauce, mayonnaise or pâté. I created a variation on this delicious classic

  2. Respect the Radish: Fresh Talk

    Thu, 10 May 2012

    which are oblong and mild in flavor 2. Watermelon radishes, which sport beautiful pink and green starbursts 3. Long, ivory daikon radishes, which are popular in Asian cookery Celebrate radishes in their red-hued glory. And plant a few seeds while you

Videos

  1. What is Banh Mi Counter Intelligence

    Thu, 11 Jul 2013

    Bánh mí is like a sandwich but, instead of lettuce and tomato Bánh mí has distinctive asian flavors layered on:pickled daikon radish and carrots, sliced fresh chilies, cilantro and seasonings like sriracha chili sauce and fish sauce. Bánh mí It's

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    sandwich but, instead of lettuce and tomato Bánh mí has distinctive asian flavors layered on:pickled daikon radish and carrots, sliced fresh chilies, cilantro and seasonings like sriracha chili sauce and fish sauce. Bánh mí It's a masterpiece of flavors and textures! And
  2. What is Kimchi-Counter Intelligence

    Thu, 11 Jul 2013

    yourself. Traditionally, it was made in a clay pot with the same vegetables used today! Like napa cabbage, scallions, and daikon radish. Also added: fish sauce. And red chilies! (It can get spicy). A touch of ginger, garlic, and sugar. The was

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    pot with the same vegetables used today! Like napa cabbage, scallions, and daikon radish. Also added: fish sauce. And red chilies! (It can get spicy). A touch of ginger, garlic, and sugar. The was sealed

Food Blogs We Love

  1. Chinese Daikon and Carrot Soup

    Tue, 14 May 2013

    sort of cooking technique. This recipe, like all of my recipes, is flexible. Don’t eat pork? Use chicken instead. No daikon ? Try potato. No dried shrimp/scallops? It’s optional. Chinese Daikon and Carrot Soup Recipe Video

  2. Day of Celebration

    Sat, 9 Mar 2013

    condiment I would buy by the jarful if only the would package it. Daikon Soup may not sound like much on paper, but the surprisingly ..... perfectly hit the spot. Concealed by a thin sheet of simmered daikon , a single piece of wheat gluten shaped like an ume blossom stood out

  3. How to Make Curly Green Onion Garnish

    Sat, 8 Jun 2013

    just flick off the garnish, we eat it! Carrot cut with Japanese vegetable cutters , radishes carved into chrysanthemums or daikon artfully chiseled into a swan are all eaten. The exception would be the fake green grass that separates your wasabi from your sushi