Known by the scientific name of Brassica Juncea, Karashina or ‘spicy leaf’ in Japanese, is a hybrid of brown mustard and the turnip.

Taste Profile


Frilly purple leaves bursting with taste, Karashina has a flavour that blends floral notes with an intense sharp wasabi-like finish.


Like all mustard greens it contains an extremely high level of antioxidants in the form of vitamin A and vitamin C. These compounds protect our cells against the effects of free radicals that cause heart disease and cancer.


Karashina’s familiar spicy mustard flavor lends itself well to stir-fries and sautés, as well as mixed salads.