Rare Sushi Ingredients - Kinira/Yellow Garlic Chives, Okayama, Japan

May 19, 2014

 

Sushi is more than raw fish. In Japan, many vegetables are used for sushi.

For example, Kappa Maki is a traditional seaweed out cucumber roll.  The other popular roll is a Japanese pickles roll called Oshinko Maki. Umeboshi – pickled plum and Natto – fragmented soybeans are the other popular sushi items.

Then there is Yellow Garlic Chives, “Kinira.”

It has very slightly sweet flavor and aroma.

It takes two years to harvest Yellow Garlic Chives and it is considered as a premium vegetable.

Please reload

Featured Posts

A Beginner's Guide to Sushi Rolls Class, The Culinary Institute of America at Copia

July 30, 2018

1/3
Please reload

Recent Posts

October 24, 2019

September 4, 2019