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Daikons are a Japanese radish grown in the fall. They add a kick to whatever you prepare with them. They can be eaten raw or cooked and are high in vitamin C.
QUICK IDEAS: stir-fry them, put them in a soup or slice them, salt them and eat them raw
Thai Vegetable Salad: Serves 4
from Recipes from the Root Cellar
1 pound daikon radish or 1 large turnip, peeled and cut into matchsticks
1/2 pound carrots, cut into matchsticks
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup thai sweet chili sauce
1) Combine daikon, carrots, and salt in a colander. Toss to mix. Let drain for 1 hour. Rinse well.
2) Transfer the vegetables to a bowl. Add the chili sauce and toss to coat. Let stand for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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