Chrysanthemums

Did you know you could eat chrysanthemums (kiku-no-hana)? They have a very light taste, reminiscent of baby spinach.

Here’s how we ate them:

Buy from the store.

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Take out of the package.

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Pluck the petals and rinse.

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Boil briefly (like a minute) and dress with soy sauce or some other kind of stock. Accompanied here with spinach and shimeji mushrooms.

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Yum!

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