Wasabi (wasabi - ワサビ or わさび(山葵), earlier 和佐比)

Wasabi is known as the Japanese horseradish. It's colour is green and it is generally used as a paste. It adds a kick to sushis and many other dishes. Wasabi grows next to streams, and it is mainly the root which is eaten even if the leaves and flowers are edible.


Wasabi field on a river bend
Wasabi leaves and flowers




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