7 Best Tandems of Karashi You Haven’t Tried!

7 Best Tandems of Karashi You Haven’t Tried!

Many people already know how much we Japanese love our nasaly spicy condiment, wasabi. But we also like the extra strong bite of our karashi mustard too! Karashi is a yellow mustard, made with the crushed seeds of brassica juncea, the same as English mustard. Like its English cousin, karashi can be course or smooth, depending on how well crushed the seeds are and is available both ready prepared, or as a powder which is mixed with a little lukewarm water. But be warned, this is hot mustard! For English people living in Japan, and for Anglophiles such as myself, karashi is a blessing; we may not be able to easily obtain proper European style sausages here, but even the processed sausages in Japan are made bearable by a dab of karashi! But karashi is not just about dressing sausages, and here are just a few of the most common ways it is used.[Continue Reading…]