- Seasonal season
- Main production area
- Takamatsu City, Sanuki City
Burdock burdock came from China and was used as a medicine in the Heian period. It is high in dietary fiber and contains iron and calcium. The season is from January to April, and it is said to be a vegetable that calls for spring. With long stems and short roots and large leaves, you can eat the whole. It features a refreshing scent and a unique texture. Kagawa products are said to have soft roots and stems.
Leaf burdock has been popular as a hometown vegetable for a long time. It seems that they often cook thinly with fried oil and other ingredients, or eat with tempura or sesame sauce.