Many eadible plants are found along the clear stream in the mountains.
Itadori (Japanese knotweed) good for stew, tempura
Udo (English name not known). One of popular Spring vegetable, but truly wild Udo has much stronger fragrance and harshness compare to farmed ones.
Momiji-kasa which called 'Queen of wild plants', good for light boil and miso-soup.
Tara-no-me sprout. Delicious with miso stir fry and tempura
Niwatoko (Japanese elder flower) for tempura.
Azami (mountain thistle)'s young shoot is also good for tempura.
Variety of wild plants on our memu!