Friday, February 15, 2013

(246) Pickled stone


The Japanese love all kinds of pickles. And to prepare some of them, like the famous takuan (沢庵), named after a Zen monk, you need to press them down with a stone. Which can be store-bought.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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