Wasabi is served as a condiment with Sushi, along with
Pickled Ginger A small amount of wasabi is placed
on the side of the plate shaped in a cone. Wasabi is HOT!! Its basically a type
of hot horseradish, and adds a nice bite to Sushi, and its flavour is a really
good accompaniment to fish.
Wasabi can be bought ready-made in a tube, but I personally prefer the type
that comes in powdered form, which you mix it into a paste. Take a teaspoon
of the powder and mix it very sparingly with little drops of luke warm water.
This will be enough for two people, with a 'cone' each.
The normal procedure is to take a pinch of the wasabi, and mix it with your
dipping soy sauce while you are eating to give a hot and spicy taste to your
soy sauce dip.
Wasabi is like hot horseradish so you need to add only a little
to the soya sauce at first as it is quite hot!!