Glossary

Shichimi togarashi

Shichimi togarashi

Shichimi togarashi, a Japanese seven-spice mix, is a spicy-savoury blend of ground chillies, plus a variety of other ingredients that typically include sesame seeds, poppy seeds and citrus peel.

Availability

Find it in specialist Asian food shops or online.

Store it

Store in a cool, dry place.

Cook it

Use shichimi togarashi to add colour and a fiery kick to noodle and rice dishes, soups, tempura, and savoury snacks.

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