Kyoto is famous for its quality pickles and this is one of them. Senmai means ‘a thousand slices’, which is where the name comes from. The variety called ‘Tokyo turnips’ are ideal, but kohlrabi also works well. These pickles are perfect served as an accompaniment to any main meal.
Place the turnips in a clean, non-metallic bowl. Add the salt, vinegar, sugar, chilli and kombu and gently mix together.
Put a small, clean plate on top of the turnips and place a
Decant the pickles into a sterilised jar and store in the fridge for up to 4 days.
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