A fiber-rich root vegetable salad that's seasoned with sesame seeds and ponzu. The shichimi spice will stimulate your appetite.
A salad seasoned with my favorite homemade dressing.
The hint is to avoid blanching the vegetables for too long. Even it it may seem a bit firm, it'll soften in residual heat. Don't soak the lotus root and the burdock in cold water after they're cooked.
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