Daikon Radish Sprouting Seed

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Botanical Name: Raphanus sativus
Origin: USA
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Daikon radish sprouting seeds are loved for their nutritious properties and zesty flavor. Radish sprouts have a characteristic radish flavor and pungent kick sure to enliven any cuisine they’re added to. Try sprinkling in wraps, sandwiches, salads, and dips. 

Raphanus sativus, or daikon radish, is a type of radish and edible root vegetable that comes from the cabbage family. It is believed that they originated in China. There is evidence of them in Egypt before the pyramids were built, and the Romans were known to grow a great many varieties of them. The name is derived from the Latin, radix, which means root. They are a staple in both China and Japan, where they are pickled in brine.

In Oaxaca, Mexico they celebrate the radish in a festival called De Los Rabanos, literally translated as Radish Night, on December 23rd as a part of the Christmas celebration. In the US they are mainly used as an additive to salads, or as a garnish. They are also an ingredient present in mustard, horseradish, and wasabi.

Allow the radish seed to soak for 6-12 hours, then rinse and drain every 8-12 hours. Refrigerate in sealed container for optimal use.

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