Micro Radish Daikon
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This item was last sold on : 10/14/23
Micro Radish Daikon is very small in size, averaging 5-10 centimeters in length, and has broad, flat, heart-shaped leaves with curved, even edges. The green leaves are thin, soft, smooth, and somewhat round, connected to slender, crunchy, pale white to green-red stems. The leaves also have some light green veining spanning across the surface. Micro Radish Daikon is tender and crisp with sharp, green flavors and a grassy, lingering peppery heat.
Micro Radish Daikon is available year-round.
Micro Radish Daikon is a tiny, edible leaf that is a part of a line of specialty greens grown by Fresh Origins Farm in San Diego, California. Fresh Origins uses innovation with expert growing techniques to create common and unique microgreens and has been supplying distributors with these specialty greens for over twenty years. Harvested approximately 14-25 days after sowing, Micro Radish Daikon is favored by chefs as a modern way to add crisp texture and a sharp and peppery flavor. Micro Radish Daikon is most commonly consumed raw, utilized as a garnish, and is used to elevate the taste, appearance, and texture of culinary dishes.
Micro Radish Daikon is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, and also contains potassium, fiber, calcium, copper, and manganese.
Micro Radish Daikon is best suited for raw applications, specifically as a garnish, as the leaves will wilt if exposed to prolonged periods of heat. Micro Radish Daikon compliments savory dishes and can add height and color when placed on top of soups and salads. The leaves can also be layered into sandwiches for a spicy kick, garnished on curries and noodle dishes such as pad Thai, served with fatty meats, or mixed with pickled carrots for a peppery, sweet-sour side dish. Micro Radish Daikon pairs well with peppers, carrots, eggplant, green onions, and meats such as beef, poultry, pork, and seafood. The greens will keep 5-7 days when stored unwashed, in a sealed container, and in the refrigerator.
Microgreens are favored by chefs to add an unusual twist to dishes with new textures, flavors, and colors to elevate the dining experience. Greens such as Micro Radish Daikon provide bold flavors to dishes without overpowering, and these tiny leaves surprise consumers as simple, edible garnishes with complex flavors. Micro Radish Daikon is increasing in popularity as a garnish for high-end Asian food as the peppery leaves compliment flavors of seafood, rice, and root vegetables. The leaves can be quickly added to dishes and provide an artistic visual for consumers, allowing them to first eat with their eyes, which is a significant component of fine dining. Micro Radish Daikon is often seen topped over sushi, layered into fresh spring rolls, or sprinkled into briny salads and stir-fries.
Micro Radish Daikon was created by Fresh Origins Farm in San Diego, California in the 1990s-2000s as a part of the growing microgreen movement. Fresh Origins uses the sunny Southern California climate to produce healthy crops with bold, exceptional flavors. The greens are grown in greenhouses that allow for natural sunlight and continuous air circulation, which is an ideal climate for optimum growth and year-round production. Today Micro Radish Daikon can be found at select distributors of Fresh Origins, such as Specialty Produce, and is available across the United States.
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