The daikon is soused in brine and rice bran, kept weighted down under heavy stones, and allowed "to ripen" for some weeks.
There is daikon production up to the value of about a million yen.
This daikon is very cheap, and is a chief part of the diet of that small portion of the population that cannot afford rice.
The island is celebrated for thermal springs, oranges and daikon (radishes), which sometimes grow to a weight of 70 ℔.
One of the islands we visited bore the name of the giant radish, daikon, which is itself a corruption of the word for octopus.
O'Iwa needs but little; a stalk of daikon (radish) and a handful of wheat (mugi).
Ah, its a miserable girl I am—and Ive cooked his daikon and mended his hakama a hundred times.
Also I am afraid that you would not like the odours of fish below stairs, of daikon, and of other things all mixed up together.
In addition to the roots sent into Tokyo, there is a large export trade in daikon salted in casks.
Then they spread a great feast; red rice and daikon and fish, and who knows what all besides, and the very best sak to drink.