Karashi


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.

Literature & Lore

Japanese school girls teach other other that if you put karashi into your purse, you'll get a boyfriend ("kareshi" in Japanese.)