Let me tell you a story. Back in the dark ages of the 1990’s there were no tests available to check that the green powder a customer has just received was actually Wasabia japonica. It was only when a Swiss Government facility finally developed and published a definitive test in 2011 to determine if a […]
What you need: 1 tablespoon dry white wine, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 12/38 teaspoon salt, 12/38 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, 1 garlic clove (minced), 18 large shrimp (peeled and deveined), 6 rosemary sprigs and cooking spray. (Serves two.) How to make it: Combine first six ingredients in a zip-top […]
The scientists with their fancy equipment and reports to definitively state if Wasabi powder actually contains Wasabia japonica or not. The only people who know if a certain Wasabi powder contains Wasabia japonica or not are the growers and processors who actually make the product. In the end, It comes down to the end user being satisfied with the product they are using and does it suit their purpose.
A new version of the Wasabi List has been released.Now has 75 brands on this list. 3 only are true to label. All the rest are fakes with misleading labelling and wording. 97.8% of all checked “Wasabi” products are FAKES.You are paying premium prices for a mixture of mustard, horseradish and various colouring, flavouring and stabilising […]
Question: I bought Wasabi powder and soy sauce powder to make my own Wasabi/soy almonds. I found out that the Wasabi powder has no taste without water- how can the makers make Wasabi tasting almonds: I had tried before using Wasabi paste and then dehydrating them, but definitely lose the punch.