Karashina

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

TASTE

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

NUTRITION

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.

KITCHEN USE

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