hakurei-juneinfo: Hakurei is a kind of turnip, with a sweet tangy flavor & smooth white flesh. A good source of vitamins A & C.

storage: Trim the green tops from the root.

Keep root in refigerator crisper draw for 4-5 days. Keep greens wrapped in a loose paper towel in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

preparation: Wash with a brush under cold water.

Hakurei root, like turnip, can be eaten raw – sliced into thin sticks or coins & added to a salad. For cooking: treat as you would a turnip or potato: bake, roast, boil, saute, or steam.

Don’t forget the greens – rich in vitamin C. Steam, saute, or boil.