Wasabi, painful pleasure

Wasabi is a Japanese plant that is member of Brassicaceae family, including cabbage, radish, horseradish and mustard and is known also as “Japanese horseradish”, its root is used as a spice and has a extremely strong flavor alike hot mustard or spicy mustard. From the wasabi plant you can get a green paste, which is used in Japanese cuisine and is known by the same name of the plant. Even a small amount of wasabi paste, with its vapors can stimulate, from the toungue, a passage to the nose to reach the brain, causing a mild localized, but intense, feeling … Read more