Was-aaaa-bi… Mayo, that is.
I’m a huge fan of wasabi. When I was in my wild n’ crazy 20′s I worked at a local sushi bar and absolutely fell in love with the stuff.
I distinctly recall serving a scoop of it in dessert cup under the guise of green tea ice cream to an obnoxiously drunk guest one night. Happy birthday, free dessert!
He threw up, we had a good laugh, I got a stern ‘talking to’ by the manager, all in all a pretty successful shift. This is me, allowing you a brief look at my darker side.
Back to the wasabi at hand. It’s spicy, but in such a good way. Especially when you mix it with mayo, yogurt, garlic and ginger then slather it on a bun as a spicy (yet cool) cohort to this guy: