Wasabi is a perennial and a member of the Cruciferae family. It is grown mainly for its underground rhizome (tuber) which produces branch-less, edible leaves above ground. A mature wasabi root is firm, cylindrical, brown and green-skinned and tapered.
Green Shishito Chile Peppers
Japanese peppers are mildly spicy and most often prepared cooked. Saute peppers in olive oil, over high heat, until they just begin to blister- serve hot, sprinkled with sea salt.
Fushimi Chile Peppers
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Fushimi peppers are sweet with thin walls. They grow to about 6 inches in length, tapering down to the tip. The pepper turns glossy red when ripe but is usually used while still green.
They're usually used for stir frying and tempura. And, like shishito peppers, they can be used for snacking or as an appetizer or garnish for salad. Toss them in a bowl with oil and salt, then fry them in a hot, dry pan.
Fushimi sweet pepper, or “Fushimi-togarashi,” is one of the “Kyo-yasai,” or traditional vegetables, of Kyoto, Japan.
Recipes that include Fushimi Chile Peppers. One is easiest, three is harder.
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