mizuna

EnglishEdit

Pasta and salmon topped with mizuna

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 水菜

NounEdit

mizuna ‎(usually uncountable, plural mizunas)

  1. One of several tangy green vegetables used in Japanese cuisine, usually Brassica rapa var. nipposinica
    • 2007 June 20, Florence Fabricant, “From a Japanese Chef, Chinese, but Not Takeout”[1], New York Times:
      His cold sesame chicken seasoned with chili is finely shredded and served in carefully wrought clusters around a salad of mizuna.

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