Are horseradish and wasabi related in some way?

Answer Wasabi is the root of a plant related to horseradish, cabbage and mustard. So they are botanically related and it's true, they seem pretty similar to the taste. ☺

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How to become wasabi?

How to Eat Wasabi?

True wasabi---wasabia japonica---is a rare root plant native to Japan. The root is ground into a paste using an abrasive shark skin or porcelain grater. Most wasabi served in American sushi restaur... Read More »

How is wasabi made?

Commercially prepared wasabi is pale green edible paste with a fiery heat similar to horseradish. In the U.S., it is commonly served as a spicy condiment with Japanese sushi and sashimi. The flavor... Read More »

How to Make Wasabi?

A flavor-packed condiment mainly eaten with sushi and other Asian meals, wasabi is a striking green colored, potent variety of horseradish originating from Japan. Used as a condiment for meals and ... Read More »