[memb_add_tag tag_id=”2654″] Is Wasabi a plant? This is a question that comes up occasionally. Normally, after they have been eating Japanese food and have been asking questions about the ingredients involved with their food. The short answer to this question is NO! So if not a plant, what is it? This is where it starts […]
Most Wasabi is Coloured European Horseradish The majority of “Wasabi” products that are currently on store shelves do not contain any True Wasabi (Wasabia japonica) at all, only Coloured European Horseradish. They mainly consist of European Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana), mustard and all types of green colouring – some natural and others cancer forming. This green […]
After the earthquake and Tsunami that just hit Japan, the Australian government has decided that it will check wasabi imports (powder and paste only as they will not allow fresh imports) for radiation.