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Winter special: renkon-mushi/steamed dish with grated lotus root
In winter we make steamed dish a lot to warm us.
One of my favourite steamed dishes is Renkon-mushi/steamed lotus root dish.
If you're freezing now in Kyoto, or in any other places, please try Renkon-mushi!
Lotus root has a lovely texture: crispy & crunchy and yet somehow soft and a little sticky. It contains a lot of Vitamin C, B1 and B2, that is good to prevent colds.
Renkon-mushi is made with grated lotus root + some fish/seafoods and mushrooms etc.. If you'd like vegetarian's, you can use yuba/soy milk skin or namafu/raw wheat gluten instead of fish/seafoods, then it becomes a perfect vegetarian dish. It is served in a hot thick soup with a little bit of grated ginger.
It will warm you up quickly!
Here is the lovely drawing & words from Anastasia -
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