Japanese Tsukemono, or pickled vegetables, covers a advanced ambit of able dishes, from hardly brewed banknote and radishes to garlic marinated in honey. The best accepted kinds of tsukemono are pickled in alkali or alkali and they are usually served with rice. Takuan (daikon), umeboshi (ume plum), turnip, cucumber, and Chinese banknote are amid the favorites to be eaten with rice as an accessory to a meal. Beni shoga (red ginger) is acclimated as a adornment on okonomiyaki, takoyaki and yakisoba. Gari (ginger) is acclimated amid dishes of sushi to absolve the palate. Rakkyozuke (a blazon of onion) is generally served with Japanese curry. Kombu (seaweed, kelp) is generally added. Soy sauce, miso, vinegar, rice bran (nuka), and account alluvium (sake kasu), mirin (sweet rice wine) are frequently added for pickling.
Miso is a acceptable Japanese condiment produced by crumbling soybeans with alkali and aggrandize cast accepted as "koji." It can additionally be produced from rice, barley or wheat. Afterwards beverage time, alignment from weeks to years, the brewed capacity are arena into a blubbery adhesive agnate in arrangement to peanut butter. Miso is acclimated for sauces and spreads, alkali vegetables or meats, and bond with dashi soup banal to serve as miso soup alleged misoshiru, a Japanese comestible staple. Miso ranges in blush from white to brown. The lighter varieties are beneath acrid and added aged in flavor.