Daikon radishes are a staple in Asian cuisine—the name daikon means "great root" in Japanese—and they should be a go-to in your kitchen as well. From savory crêpes to bright mango curry, here are seven ways to take advantage of daikon.
Soft rice noodles are combined with crunchy fresh daikon strips for a vegetable-packed take on the classic dish.
Inspired by the Chinese-French artist Zao Wou-Ki, Pierre Gagnaire's ingenious and surprisingly simple dish looks like a brush dipped in magenta paint.
It doesn't get any easier than these tasty DIY pickled vegetables.
Tangy marinated daikon, cucumber and papaya star in these fantastic hors d'oeuvres.
Star chef Paul Qui's savory crêpes are filled with a crisp and refreshing julienned salad of cucumber, carrot, daikon and green mango.
Black nigella seeds add a nutty, peppery flavor to this quick radish dish.
7. Mango Curry
This vibrant curry features crunchy noodles made of thinly julienned daikon radishes, zucchini and bell peppers dressed with a toasted pumpkin seed pesto and curry spice, then finished with sweet mango and herbs.