Best season to travel to Japan

Fukinoto

Taste this true sign of spring

Fukinoto in Japan 2020 - Best Time
Photo by

Ishikawa Ken

Fuki is the first greenery to sprout underneath the snow and is one of many tasty mountain vegetables (sansai) in Japan.

Fukinoto in Japan - Best Season 2020

Fukinoto is the young fuki plant with the stalk, flower bud, and leaves.

ふきみそ or Fuki-miso 2020
ふきみそ or Fuki-miso

The most popular ways to consume it are Fuki-miso and tempura dishes, giving the food a special spring flavour.​

Fukinoto tempura 2020
Fukinoto tempura