What Is Wasabi?

Wasabi is a staple condiment in Japanese cuisine. Often served alongside sushi, sashimi. And other seafood dishes menu. Real wasabi also know as Japanese horseradish is made from the grated root of the plant, which is native to Japan.

However, due to the high cost and difficulty of growing. Most of the wasabi you’ll find in restaurants or grocery stores is a blend of horseradish, mustard and green food coloring UFABET

While this imitation may look similar and have a similar flavor profile. It lacks the complexity and depth of flavor that real provides. And some even contain unhealthy additives like MSG.

For this reason, if you want to experience the true flavor rather than the fake wasabi. It is best to seek out a reputable Japanese restaurant or purchase paste. That is label as being make from 100% plants.

What Is It Made Of?

Wasabi sauce is make by grating the root of the wasabia japonica plant into a fine paste. Which is then mixed with other ingredients. Like soy sauce, rice vinegar and sugar to make a smooth and creamy sauce.

Sauce can also contain ingredients like mustard, garlic and ginger. Giving it a unique flavor profile. However, as mention before, it’s important to note. That most “wasabi” sauce in supermarkets and restaurants is make from horseradish and mustard powder. Which is cheaper and easier to find than real.