Friday, August 10, 2007
Dr. David translation.
sakuo comment and renku.
Do you know radish rice?
By Google image as follows,
It is mixed rice and radish.
In Edo era, rice was very precious worth as money.
Radish mixing was useful for saving rice.
I remind that in World War second, the very sivere shortage od food has occared.
At last stage of the war as well as after the war, there were nothing to eat.
Every home mixed every thing into rice.
They were potato, beans, vegitable and even weeds.
Of course radish was the representative of mixture. It was not sweet but satisfied the hungry