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Fresh Bamboo Shoots

Image by:  Haragayato Bamboo shoots or takenoko  (竹の子 or 筍) in Japanese, are the edible part of the bamboo. Although, I eat bamboo shoots on a regular basis, I have never cooked one from the root before.  This opportunity arose on Saturday when Mrs. Mihara generously shared the bamboo shoots and fuki from her garden! …

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