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Japanese Wasabi - Horseradish Powder

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  • Ingredients: Horseradish, mustard, Wasabi (5%)

    Product weight - 25g

    Wasabi is the hot and stimulating green paste that lends a characteristic, pungent taste to sushi dishes, dressings and dipping sauces. The wasabi plant, sometimes called Japanese horseradish, has long been used in Japan as an essential condiment for serving with sushi, soba and tofu and more recently to flavour dressings, dips and snacks.

    Wasabi is a member of the Brassicaceae family which include cabbages, horseradish and mustard. It is the stem and not the root which is used to make the condiment wasabi. It has been cultivated in Japan since the 16th Century and it grows naturally along shaded riverbeds in mountain valleys in Japan. It takes two years to mature and is very perishable.

    Traditional and conventional wasabi

    Clearspring Wasabi powder contains real wasabi root, whereas most wasabi products consist of mustard or horseradish with green dyes and other additives. You can recognise its authenticity by its pale grey green colour, which contrasts with the brighter green of dyed wasabi.

    Cooking with wasabi

    Clearspring Wasabi comes as a powder in a convenient resealable tin and can be prepared by adding 1 part warm water to 2 parts powder and mixing into a paste. Cover and leave for 5 minutes to allow the flavour to develop. Use sparingly and make fresh each time.


    Clearspring Product Code: CS793

    • Very Low Salt
    • Low in Saturated Fat

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  • To prepare, add 1 part lukewarm water to 2 parts powder and mix into a paste. Cover and leave for 5 minutes to allow the flavour to develop. Use sparingly and make fresh each time.

    Store in a cool, dry place.



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