Carrot and Daikon Salad Recipe

This stunning orange and white Japanese salad is the perfect addition to any Japanese-themed meal.

Summer 2014

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Carrot And Daikon Salad (or Namasu)

Bentō usually contains various sunomono (vinegared food) in which raw or cooked vegetables and fruits (or other foods) are dressed in a thin rice vinegar-based sauce. It is important to use rice vinegar for these dishes as it has a mild taste that will not overwhelm the main ingredients, yet has more flavor than distilled white vinegar. The following salad is stunning with its deep orange and white matchsticks, interspersed with bits of dried apricot.


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