Karashi is Japanese hot yellow mustard, hotter than even English mustard.
To make it no is vinegar added, so there is no sour aftertaste. You add water to make a paste.
It is sold prepared in tubes or powdered.
It is usually served with oden, and some dumplings, and to add zing to some sauces.
Japanese school girls teach other other that if you put karashi into your purse, you'll get a boyfriend ("kareshi" in Japanese.)
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