Sansai 山菜
Udon topped with Sansai 山菜うどん

Sansai 山菜
Sansai Udon 山菜うどん

Sansai 山菜
Soba topped with Sansai 山菜そば
Sansai 山菜
Sansai Soba 山菜そば
Sansai 山菜Many soba / udon shops in Japan offer a variety of toppings such as tempura, chicken and grated yam.
Some shops offer Sansai as a topping. Sansai refers to vegetables that naturally grow in the mountains or in the wild. However, only a few farmers cultivate them.
If you are a vegetarian the sansai udon / soba is a good choice but the broth is usually made from fish and kelp.
Sansai 山菜
One popular Sansai is Warabi わらび, which is an edible fern (bracken shoot).
Sansai 山菜
Warabi わらび
Sansai 山菜
Warabi わらび has a little bitter taste and unique flavor.
Sansai 山菜
Warabi わらび

Sansai 山菜
Pre-cooked Sansai is sold at supermarkets.