Rape Flower Buds with Japanese Mustard Dressing

Nanohana karashiae


Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • serves


Appears in

Dashi and Umami

By Heston Blumenthal, Pascal Barbot, Nobu Matsuhisa and Kiyomi Mikuni

Published 2009

  • About


  • 12 nanohana (rape flower buds), blanched and drained
  • Mixed Japanese mustard and Western mustard, as required

For the Stock

  • 150 ml ichiban dashi
  • 7 ml light soy sauce
  • Pinch salt


  1. Bring the ingredients for the stock to the boil in a pan, then leave to cool. Soak the nanohana in the cool stock.
  2. Place the nanohana onto a serving dish. Dissolve the mixed mustard in the stock from (1) and dress the nanohana with it.