Wasabi Paste

Wasabi paste, Wasabi Powder & Wasabi Sachets are available from Japanese Kitchen. Wasabi paste is ready to use and sold in tube form. Wasabi powder is sold in small tins and must be mixed with water to create the hot paste.


More about Wasabi...
Wasabi is a member of the cabbage family. Known as Japanese horseradish, its root is used as a spice and has an extremely strong flavor. Its hotness is more akin to that of a hot mustard than a chile pepper, producing vapors that burn the sinus cavity rather than the tongue. The plant grows naturally along stream beds in mountain river valleys in Japan.

Sushi chefs usually put the wasabi between the fish and the rice. Wasabi is commonly mixed with soy sauce to make a dipping sauce for sushi and sashimi. The best way to enjoy wasabi is to apply wasabi after dipping into soy sauce or apply wasabi to the top of the fish and then dip the bottom into soy sauce.

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