(わさび（山葵, वसाबी, Wasabia japonica or Chrzan japoński)
Originated from the root of a plant, Wasabi has a pungent aroma. It is one of the main spices of Japanese cuisine for making sushi and sashimi. Grinding the root on shark skin grinder is the most natural way to get the unprocessed form of wasabi, and to bring out its maximum fragrance, it is often mashed with the back of a knife. It is sold in varies forms, from frozen to powder, and as paste.
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