Winter Rice Bran Pickles

Fuyu No Nuka-Zuké

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
At Home with Japanese Cooking

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1986

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  • 3small white turnips (preferably with leaves attached)
  • Pot of ripe nuka pickling paste
  • 2 small stalks broccoli


Slice off the leaves from the turnips and discard any wilted ones. Rinse and shake dry, then tie them together with string. Rinse the turnips but do not peel them. Slash each, making a deep X in the stem end and bury the turnips deep in the nuka paste. Press the bundle of leaves into the paste, leaving the string exposed for easy removal.

Wash the broccoli well and trim off any t