A cross between arugula and mustard, Mizuna has a mild peppery taste that makes it ideal for fresh preparations like salads and sandwiches. For people who find arugula too strong, this is a good alternative to try. We pick it while it is still relatively young so that you can eat the fresh leaves and the stems. This is a little different from typical Mizuna you would buy in Japan which has bigger leaves and harder stems (more suited for stir fries). We also deliver it to you with the roots still attached, which helps with keeping the greens fresher for longer.
Try it with a light ponzu based sauce or you can also use it in recipes that call for frisée or curly endive like frisée aux lardon.
To store please keep in the vegetable bin of your refrigerator in the paper bag it comes in. It may help to place a paper towel inside the bag to soak up any excess moisture. You may also wrap the roots in a damp paper towel. If properly cared for they should stay fresh for at least 4-5 days in the refrigerator. When preparing, don't forget to remove the roots.