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What is wasabi?

Have you ever sat down to eat a nice little innocent plate of Sashimi or Sushi and seen a little softly piped paste shaped like a green rosette in your little plastic takeaway tray? Ever dipped your sushi in it and then proceeded to eat itc this mouthful of food is then followed by an overwhelming burning or fiery feeling in your mouth because you quite possibly ate way too much thinking it was avocado?Well, you will have found out pretty quickly that you certainly havenft eaten avocado. Nope, ...

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How to plant wasabi?

Wasabi, a wonderful condiment, is a Japanese plant known as Japanese horseradish in English, it has thick green roots and these taste like a really strong horseradish and it is a great condiment to use in cooking, especially with raw fish. It is actually a member of the brassicaceae family which is the same one to which cabbages, horseradish and mustard belong. The root of wasabi is used as a side dish to add flavour to other food as it had a potent flavour. it is similar to mustard in its he...

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The history of wasabi

Wasabi is a Japanese plant or root vegetable (it is known in English as Japanese Horseradish) with a thick green root which tastes like strong horseradish and is used in cookery, especially in powder or paste forms as an accompaniment to raw fish. The wasabi plant is a member of the Brassicaceae family (which also includes cabbages, horseradish and mustard).So where does this innocent little paste with the unbelievable potency come from, what is its history? No surprises as you will already know...

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How to use wasabi

So youfve done your research, you know now that wasabi is a very innocent looking little paste with a big flavour hit, chances are you know this because the first time you are it was by accident when you curiously stared at the little paste rosette on your Sushi plate and thought gHmm, I wonder what that is?h ? a couple seconds later you are basically pouring the water jug sitting on the table down your throat whilst waving at your face to try cool yourself down. (Sound familiar?)What you might ...

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Wasabi products

There are many different brands of Wasabi. Before you think about brands, you first need to think whether you want to use fresh wasabi or packaged wasabi paste.Wasabi is a Japanese plant or root vegetable (it is known in English as Japanese Horseradish) with a thick green root which tastes like strong horseradish and is used in cookery, especially in powder or paste forms as an accompaniment to raw fish. The wasabi plant is a member of the Brassicaceae family (which also includes cabbages, hors...

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