Kagawa prefecture products

Burdock

Photo of leaf burdock

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.

Seasonal season
Time to go around Peak season (seasonal season)
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Main production area
Takamatsu City, Sanuki City
  • 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.

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