Kanazawa Seri (Japanese Parsley)

Available:December - April

Kanazawa Seri (Japanese Parsley)


  • Crispy with a unique, refreshing scent
  • The stems are slender and soft
  • Delicious raw, boiled or in a hot pot.


In the Edo period, Seri was growing wild as well as being cultivated. Full-blown cultivation started from the Meiji period, with Moroe district as main site, receiving spring water from the subterranean flow of the Asano River. Essential vegetable in Kanazawa's version of ozoni soup, a traditional New Year's dish.

Boiled Seri in bonito-flavored soy sauce