Myoga Season Has Ended

Myoga Season Has Ended

  I’m going to call it. Myoga season has ended. I picked the last Myoga bud on August 12th. The season started three weeks earlier and ended in mid-August. I usually pick Myoga all of September, but not this year. Only time will tell if this is the new...
Myoga – Japanese Ginger Flower Bud

Myoga – Japanese Ginger Flower Bud

Myoga, Japanese ginger flower buds, is not well known in the U.S. I’ll share with you my experience growing and eating this wonderful herb. The first time I saw Myoga was as a teenager visiting my Ojiichan and Obaachan (Grandpa and Grandma) in Japan. Their house...
How To Mince Myoga For Miso Soup

How To Mince Myoga For Miso Soup

I’ll show you how to mince myoga for miso soup.  It is my favorite way to eat myoga.  It is very easy. For one 6 oz. bowl of miso soup, I sprinkle minced myoga from at least one whole thumb size bud.  This is a case when one simple ingredient makes the dish. ...
Myoga Are Here!

Myoga Are Here!

The myoga are here!  What?!  The myoga are here!  I just happened to glance down under our large fern when looking out of our doorway.  And, there it was.  I spied a pale yellow myoga flower. I truly was not expecting them until August.  My last recorded first harvest...
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