The Japanese turnip looks like an ordinary turnip, but tastes way better. It also goes by the name hakurei turnip, and is mild and sweet. It is best enjoyed raw. You just have to scrub it clean and you can then bite on it to enjoy the crunchy taste. If cooked, it has a buttery flavor. If roasted, it becomes sweeter. When you use these Japanese turnips with miso, you need both the greens and the roots (the white bulbs). It is rich in vitamin C and fiber, and can help prevent cancer.
Meanwhile, miso is a Japanese seasoning from soybeans and salt. The Japanese turnip is best cooked sous vide with the miso and butter to thoroughly infuse the flavor. For an effective sous vide, you need a vacuum sealer...Read More