Shichimi Togareshi blend with Japanese seven spices
Shichimi togarashi is a traditional Japanese spice blend that usually consists of seven different ingredients. The name "shichimi" literally means "seven flavours" in Japanese, while "togarashi" refers to the pungent red pepper that is one of the basic ingredients of the blend.
Other common ingredients in shichimi togarashi include white sesame seeds, orange peel, dried seaweed, poppy, and black sesame.
Shichimi togarashi is often used as a condiment to add a spicy touch to a variety of dishes, including noodles, soups, meats, and grilled vegetables. It is also common to sprinkle the mixture on foods such as tempura or onigiri to add a spicy, crunchy flavour.
The shichimi togarashi mixture can be used in many dishes. Sprinkle a pinch of shichimi togarashi over rice to add a spicy, tangy flavour, and add a tablespoon of shichimi togarashi to your udon or soba noodles to add a spicy kick.
You can also use it as a condiment for meat and fish dishes by sprinkling a little shichimi togarashi on your dishes.
It is also suitable for marinades and vegetable dishes.
It is important to note that shichimi togarashi is quite spicy, so always start with a small amount and adjust to your taste.
Sichuan pepper, orange peel, chili, white sesame, black sesame, nori seaweed, poppy seeds.