American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A coarse Eurasian plant (Armoracia rusticana) in the mustard family, having a thick, whitish, pungent root, large basal leaves, and white flowers in a terminal panicle.
- n. The roots of this plant.
- n. A sharp condiment made from the grated roots of this plant.
- n. Any of various pungent condiments resembling horseradish, such as wasabi.
- From horse + radish. (Wiktionary)
“Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal The spinach and tofu dip, containing horseradish, is served with brown rice chips.”
“One of the reasons why white horseradish is substituted for wasabi is that up until very recently, it only grew in Japan, and importing it was unbelievably expensive.”
“What it does have in common with horseradish is its incredible pungency, although it is much more fleeting in effect.”
“Cooked a new chicken in horseradish sauce with orange-flavored couscous dish for Gini”
“The meats were to be roasted and combined with bitter herbs, such as horseradish, which is thought to stimulate the digestive organs and is high in vitamin C.”
“And make sure that horseradish is FRESH! dbadass will know if it’s not!”
“The horseradish was a superb complement to the langoustine.”
“In the dead center of the floor Paul Liebrandt, who has recently left Gilt, was offering his FISH AND CHIPS 2006 – a small salt cod croquette made to taste more like fried cod and French fries than brandade, topped with a dot of what I believe was described as a horseradish mayo.”
“Wasabi was referred to as horseradish by The New York Times in 1954, and it was still referred to as horseradish by the Times in 1963.”
“The New York Times in 1954, and it was still referred to as horseradish by the”
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That extra something that makes the dish pop.
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With the odd seasoning that isn't strictly an herb or spice.
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