What is daikon?
Daikon is an Asian radish with a sweet and spicy flavor. It is an essential ingredient in Asian cooking and the most popular vegetable in
Daikon is often grated and/or pickled and served as a garnish for sushi or noodle soups. It's a versatile vegetable that can be eaten raw, stir-fried, baked, grilled and simmered in soup.
Here's a little Japanese secret: to preserve its color and bite, cook daikon in water in which rice has been washed. Shouldn't have eaten that last spider roll? Eat a bite of raw daikon as a digestive. Feeling like your daily tempura lunch is taking a toll on your figure? Daikon is believed to be a weight loss aid, as well.