Subject: Re: Servo on Food Part Deux: Wasabi Date: Sat, 11 Dec 1999 08:31:28 -0600 From: WWS <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: wotsa motta U Message-ID: <38526040.F9D1F5F6@tyler.net> Newsgroups: alt.fan.tom-servo,alt.society.neutopia LisaB wrote: > <email@example.com> wrote: > >So what the fuck is wasabi? I'm sure you'd like it, it has a striking similarity to someone you know already! > By now, you already know. But wait, there's more! > From http://www.wasabi.co.nz/meet.html >W A S A B I (Wasabia japonica syn. Eutrema japonica) is a member of >the cruciferae family originating in Japan and is related to >cabbages. It is a perennial which grows about knee high, is semi >aquatic and produces a thickened stem in a similar fashion to a small >brussel sprout. As the stem grows the lower leaves fall off. This stem >has a very pungent smell and flavour when made into a paste. Wasabi >can be produced both as a ground grown or water grown plant. The >water grown plants produce a higher quality product than the ground >grown plants. Now, about that similarity: > >J A I M E (Jaimus Iberius Castellvus syn. Extrema Canadica) is a > >member of the De Castellvi family originating in Spain and is related > >to cabbages. It is a perennial which grows about knee high, is semi > >aquatic and produces a thickened stem in a similar fashion to a small > >brussel sprout. As the stem grows the lower pants fall off. This stem > >has a very pungent smell and flavour when made into a paste. __________________________________________________WWS_____________ See wot I mean?
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