A Wintry Vinegar Stir-fry Dish Of Pork, 'nira' And Daikon Radish

A wintry vinegar stir-fry dish of pork, 'nira' and daikon radish

A familiar aroma wafts from Iio Jozo, a vinegar brewery in Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture, that stands by the seaside near the Amanohashidate sandbar, considered one of Japan's three most scenic views.

Akihiro Iio is the fifth-generation proprietor of the brewery that has been producing vinegar for 125 years. The company makes all of its rice vinegar from pesticide-free rice.

Japanese-style Beef, Daikon And Cucumber Salad

Japanese-style beef, daikon and cucumber saladTry something a little different for dinner and tuck into a succulent Japanese-style beef, daikon & cucumber salad.

700g-piece lean beef eye fillet, trimmed of excess fat and sinew
2 tablespoons mirin*
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1 small daikon* (400g), peeled, shaved into ribbons using a vegetable peeler
1 Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, thickly sliced on the diagonal
2/3 cup mint leaves
2 cups mizuna* or wild rocket leaves

Tuna, Avocado And Daikon Salad With Wasabi Dressing Recipe

Tuna, avocado and daikon salad with wasabi dressing recipeIngredients
1/4 teaspoon wasabi paste
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon black vinegar
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon water
1/4 cup finely chopped chives
4 (about 100g each) pieces sashimi-grade tuna
1 firm ripe avocado, halved, stoned, peeled, finely chopped
1/4 (about 50g) white radish (daikon), peeled, cut into matchsticks
Micro salad leaves, to serve
Wasabi paste, extra, to serve

Shredded Daikon

Shredded Daikon RecipeTsuma, or edible garnishes, are an essential component of sashimi. The colors and flavors are carefully chosen to complement each dish. Garnishes sush as ugo (salted seaweed), shredded daikon, and shiso, an aromatic leaf from the mint family, are always used in small amounts.

Karasumi And Daikon Pasta Recipe

Karasumi and Daikon Pasta RecipeIngredients

2-3 servings
8 ounces dried pasta such as spagetti or linguine
3 tablespoons olive oil
leaves of 1 small daikon radish chopped
1/3 cup grated daikon radish with extra juice strained out
1 sac of Karasumi or Bottarga grated on a Microplane (reserve a little to top the pasta with)

Daikon And Chicken Nimono Recipe

Daikon and Chicken Nimono Recipe“Nimono” is the Japanese word for food that is boiled and seasoned.


1/4 daikon (about 1 lb, cut into 2? thick half circles)
1/3 lb boneless thigh chicken
1/3 cup diced carrots
1/2 konnyaku (1/4 lb)
1/4 cup green onion (chopped)

Daikon Pasta Recipe

Daikon Pasta RecipeWe use ground daikon in many ways: with grilled fish, grilled egg, soba, nabe, etc. It makes for a light dish, also has lots of vitamin C, so it’s good for your health! This recipe contains a little bacon, and as you know, everything goes better with bacon, so enjoy!

Miso Soup With Daikon Recipe

Miso Soup with Daikon RecipeThis soup is a traditional recipe in which we use dashi for the base, then mix with miso paste. Oage (aburaage) is a thin piece of deep fried tofu and goes very well with miso soup. We also make sushi, stir-fry, udon and more.