Daikon – Japanese Radish

Most common vegetable in Japan

Daikon radish – Japanese Turnip. One of the most common vegetable for Japanese dishes. TSUMA (Needle cut DAIKON radish) is a partner of SASHIMI dish. This is not only a garnish but also works as detoxification & helping digestion raw fishes.

Katsura muki - TANTO Japanese Dining

Katsura muki – TANTO Japanese Dining

Shaving DAIKON radish

Katsura muki - TANTO Japanese Dining

Katsura muki – TANTO Japanese Dining

make the sheets of DAIKON

Katsura muki - TANTO Japanese Dining

Katsura muki – TANTO Japanese Dining

Shaving DAIKON as thin as we can.

Katsura muki - TANTO Japanese Dining

Katsura muki – TANTO Japanese Dining

Slicing up as strings

Katsura muki - TANTO Japanese Dining

Katsura muki – TANTO Japanese Dining

Washed up like a glass

Katsura muki - TANTO Japanese Dining

Katsura muki – TANTO Japanese Dining

Even in Japan, many of restaurants using shaving machine for making TSUMA but TANTO is a bit different from others so we are still using old fashion knifing skills and take some time to make just the garnish. Please look carefully at the difference of beauty of DAIKON at TANTO.