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Kaga Vegetables

Kaga Futokyuri (Big Cucumbers)

Characteristics

Boiled Kaga Futokyuri in thick ankake starchy sauce with ground meatBoiled Kaga Futokyuri in thick ankake starchy sauce with ground meat

Overview

Kaga Futokyuri (Big Cucumbers)

This gigantic natural hybrid originated from cucumbers from Kanazawa and Tohoku in the early Showa period and can weigh as much as 1kg. Cultivated in Utsugi district’s sand hills, the skin is peeled and the seeds removed before eating.