Definition of mizuna
: a Japanese mustard (Brassica rapa nipposinica synonym B. rapa japonica) having mild tasting deeply dissected leaves used especially in salads; also : its leaves
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A mound of Dungeness crab in a pea purée, adorned with pea shoots and a purple mizuna flower, was sweet and light; a fillet of trout, topped with trout roe and served in a malted rice, scallion and ginger vinaigrette, had a rich, buttery texture.
Arctic Organics will have a ton of other green stuff as well: baby and bunched arugula, greens mix, scallions, Easter Egg radishes, pac choi, rhubarb, sorrel, mizuna, chives, sage, basil, and butter, romaine and leaf lettuces.
His take on a Nicoise salad uses mizuna, a poached egg and black olive tapenade.
One verdant sea of mizuna, dill, chervil and parsley had Parmesan, plus a splash of lemony soy sauce to complement the dish’s crowning touch: tender, crusty tatsuta-age (deep-fried) sweetbreads.
Divide rice among bowls and top with shrimp mixture, drained pickled radishes, and mizuna.
The vertical farm grows kale, bok choi, watercress, arugula, red-leaf lettuce, mizuna, and other baby salad greens.
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Origin and Etymology of mizuna
Japanese, from mizu water + na greens
First Known Use: 1976See Words from the same year
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