Japanese Wasabi, also called “Japanese Horseradish”, is a perennial and original plant known for its strong and pungent taste, the root of which is used as a condiment in Asian cuisine. But did you know that all parts of the plant (leaves and stems) are also edible?

Recipe: Wheat pearl salad with wasabi:

A refreshing recipe to make to enjoy as a dish or as an accompaniment, ideal for hot summer days! The leaves and stems, both tender and fleshy, have a delicately spicy flavor at the very end of the aftertaste.

To make it you will need: wheat pearls, a little salt, a knob of butter and wasabi leaves.

  1. First of all, it is worth cooking the pearls of wheat, for this put water in a saucepan, add a little salt and bring to a boil. Pour and then the pearls of wheat and cook respecting the time indicated on the package (usually about minutes).
  2. Drain them and pour them into a salad bowl, add a knob of butter and leave to cool.
  3. Meanwhile, wash the wasabi leaves and stems thoroughly. Then gently chop the leaves and stems.
  4. Then add your cut wasabi leaves and stems to your wheat beads. Mix everything and put it in the fridge.
  5. To be enjoyed fresh!
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