Oishii Nippon Project Blog
Sweet Kabù and Kumquat Salad
A delicious sweet and tangy Sweet Kabù salad with a simple oil and vinegar dressing. These salad turnips combine well with the sweet flavor of various fruits, such as kumquats. Try this recipe for a wonderful, simple appetizer that comes together in minutes.
Negi Confit with Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette and a Poached Egg
This Negi Confit with Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette and a Poached Egg is an updated twist on the French classic poached leeks with sauce gribiche. In place of traditional leeks, Chef Toni Sakaguchi from The Culinary Institute of America uses its Japanese cousin—a succulent and fragrant Negi bunching onion.
Quick Pickled Murasaki Fioretto
A quick cauliflower pickle that sets in 15 minutes, made with sweet and tangy vinegar that adds a bright flavor. Watch the color of the Murasaki Fioretto cauliflower change from deep purple to bright fuchsia!
Natsu Japanese Cucumber Sunomono
A recipe for Cucumber Sunomono, or lightly vinegared Japanese cucumber salad.
The Fields Edge: Meet Alex Wenger
It’s not very often that you are in a room full of plant breeders – the scientists and seed savers behind our diverse...
Goma-ae 胡麻和え with Tatsu Komatsuna
Learn how to make a the classic Japanese staple Goma-ae using Tatsu Komatsuna.
Tender Grilled Negi
The simplest way to enjoy Negi is by grilling it with oil, salt and pepper until delectably tender. Perhaps you have...
Meet the Farmer - Suzuki Farm
How one farmer’s mission to grow Japanese produce in the United States, became one of the most renowned Japanese Farms in the Eastern US.
Growing Tips: Saku Saku
Saku Saku, meaning "crispy" is a sweet salad cabbage. Easy to grow in spring or fall, this variety holds well in the field and offers layers of paper-thin, crisp leaves selected for their raw eating quality. Learn more about growing tips for this salad cabbage.
Crisp and Healthy, Saku Saku
Crunchy, crisp and refreshing, this salad cabbage is arguably one of the most versatile vegetables in Japanese cooking. It's also a nutritional improvement over lettuce – learn more about its nutritional value and test it in your next salad.