Nukazuke

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Nuka bed in plastic buckets

There are countless of variations man has come up with when it comes to preserving vegetables. In Japan, they have this nukazuke and it refers to vegetables that were fermented using roasted rice bran.

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Sometimes it's more healthful to eat fermented radish than fresh ones

Nukazuke is a subset of what they call tsukemono, a general term for preserved vegetable or fruit. Rice bran fermentation is just one of the many methods in preparing tsukemono.

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Easy to locate this shop selling fermented stuff along Minowa covered street, just follow your nose

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