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Takuan, also known as takuwan or takuan-zuke, is pickled daikon radish. Takuan is often served alongside other types of tsukemono in traditional Japanese cuisine, and is also enjoyed at the end of meals as it is thought to aid digestion. In Korean it is known as danmuji and is typically added to gimbap or served as a side dish in Korean Chinese cuisine.

  • also known as 蘿蔔乾


Takuan is a fictional character from the TV series Musashi, the Samurai Lord.

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Google previewDetox Delish (2016)

Your Guide to Clean Eating by Jennifer McClelland, Jennifer Mac

Note: Takuan is a pickled yellow root made from the daikon radish and is usually made with refined sugar and yellow food coloring. This raw version is a healthy blend of honey and turmeric, which is a natural yellowing color to keep this ...

Google previewWeb Engineering (2009)

9th International Conference, ICWE 2009 San Sebastián, Spain, June 24-26 2009 Proceedings by Martin Gaedke, Michael Grossniklaus, Oscar Díaz

Takuan is a tool that can help with this problem. It analyzes execution logs of a WS-BPEL process in a real-world WS-BPEL engine to dynamically generate composition invariants. Nevertheless, it suffered some performance issues when ...

Google previewKyoka, Japan's Comic Verse (2009)

A Mad in Translation Reader by Robin D. Gill

* Takuan is a yellowish daikon pickle; ...

Google previewA Dolphin in the Woods Composite Translation, Paraversing & Distilling Prose (2009)

by Robin D. Gill

* Takuan is a yellowish daikon pickle ...

Google previewAsian Accents (2012)

Stunning Decorating and Entertaining Ideas by Lisa Kim-Tribolati, Martyne Kupciunas

Takuan is a daikon radish which has been pickled. It is yellow in color and has a sweet-sour flavor with a slight crunch. Sliced takuan is served as an accompaniment with Japanese meals. It is sold by the half piece in the refrigerated section of ...

Google previewRakugo (2008)

Performing Comedy and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Tokyo by Lorie Brau

Takuan is a more aged, strongly flavored daikon pickle that is often colored yellow. 15. One is identified as “Jinbei, ” a name associated with a stock character who is usually good-natured but hapless.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers (2012)

by Stuart Brown, Diane Collinson, Robert Wilkinson

Infls: Meister Eckhart, Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Emerson , Carlyle, St Francis, Nishida, Sosseki, Hakuinand Takuan. Appts: 1926, Lecturerin Ethics andGerman, KyotoImperial College; 1928, Lecturer, Buddhist Otani ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

takuan Japan A pickle made of mooli, airdried for 2 to 3 weeks, salted and immersed in rice bran (the nukazuke method) talaba Philippines Oyster talas IndonesiaTaro talattouri Greece Adip based on finely chopped or grated, deseeded ...

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Scrabble value of T1A1K5U1A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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