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We love featuring the amazing knife skills of Japanese chefs on Fine Dining Lovers and this latest example might just be the best yet.
Japanese Twitter user @Zoe_Aisheteru posted the image below, of a whole daikon radish carved into an impossible daikon chain, online last weekend. The caption reads: “The head chef gave me this daikon he cut up for fun because he was bored lol”; it’s since been shared over 55k times, with nearly 70k likes.
板長が暇潰しに切った大根貰ったンゴｗｗ pic.twitter.com/3Q5Lg4ugCV— ガイ・ジ・オーダー・ゴミオ (@Zoe_Aishiteru) January 21, 2017
So how did the unnamed Japanese chef do it? Well, the video below, featuring a different Japanese chef, offers a step-by-step guide, not that makes it any easier of course. The chef stars by trimming down the radish and gets down to meticulously carving out the remaining core with a scalpel.
Check out more crazy knife skills from a Japanese chef in the video further down and if you’d rather cook daikon radish than carve it, here are five daikon radish recipes to try.