Pickled aka datsu (pickles)

"Datsu" refers to the stem of taro, while red datsu is "aka datsu." It is harvested in autumn. When it is pickled, its color changes to a bright red and it has a refreshing sour taste and crispy texture.

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Address6-5-15 Hachimancho-Ono, Gujo City[Map
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Pickled aka datsu recipe
Ingredients :

(serves 4)
・3 red taro leafstalks
・2/3 cup vinegar
・1/3 mirin
・A dash salt


①Remove the stripes of red taro leafstalks, sprinkle salt on and rub them to remove the harshness, and wash them with water. After boiling, cut them into strips.

②Cook and cool vinegar (vinegar and mirin (sweet sake used as seasoning)) once and mix it with taro stems.

The recipe source:Gifu Prefecture Health Promotion Member’s Club

※Recipes vary by region and family.