Japanese Seven Spice
Japanese Seven Spice, Shichimi Togarashi
This is one of the most popular seasonings for a table condiment in Japan. With the ever expanding appreciation of Japanese cuisine here in this country, we realized it was necessary to incorporate the seasonings needed to create and enhance them as well. This seasoning is currently very trendy in Japan and used to add both heat and flavor to dishes such as soba noodles, udon, beef tataki, jasmine rice. We were sort of surprised by the heat of this seasoning, as traditionally Japanese cooking is not know to be fiery. Hand mixed from orange peel, black, white and toasted sesame seeds, cayenne, ginger, Szechuan pepper and nori.