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Udo

The shoots of the Yama Udo plant with a fibrous outer skin that should be peeled away. The inner part of the shoot has a crisp-tender texture and an anise-citrus flavor.

Alternative Names

Mountain Asparagus, Yama Udo

Categories

Foraged Vegetable, Stem Vegetable

Origin

Japan

Flavor

Anise, Citrus, Vegetal

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Dredge/Bread, Peel

Cooking Method

As Is, Blanch, Boil/Simmer, Braise, Fry/Deep-fry, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

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