Burdock Miso-Zuke

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 10

    as a Condiment
    • Difficulty


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By Diane Morgan

Published 2012

  • About

When I was researching burdock root, I found two different references to burdock simmered in a soy-mirin-sake broth and then drained and “buried” in red miso paste for several days. Too intrigued not to give it a try, I adapted a recipe I found in Ikuko Hisamatsu’s Tsukemono: Japanese Pickling Recipes, an obscure cookbook first published in Japan and later translated into English. Referred to as a rich-tasting pickle, this dish is mea