HOT HOT HOT Wasabi Peas

I am addicted to the stuff, OMG they are hot and each pea is a shock everytime but I can’t stop.

So you get a pea that’s super hot and all of a sudden you nasal passageways open up and you start breathing through your ears.

LOVE the stuff.

What I thought was funny is you can actually buy them on Amazon . I get them from the local supermarket.

Here’s some Wasabi : History
Just 10 years ago, the fiery green mound served beside sushi at Japanese restaurants was only for those with daring palates and tolerance for heat. But today, wasabi, the Japanese version of horseradish, is a familiar condiment used to flavor a myriad of products, such as wasabi peas.

Research is being conducted in Japan to determine wasabi’s ability to help prevent tooth decay. According to a recent article in The New York Times, Dr. Hideki Masuda, a research director of Ogawa and Company of Japan, is exploring the idea that wasabi kills bacteria in food; therefore, it has the potential to kill bacteria in the mouth. It’s a stretch to say it will reduce cavities – although wasabi toothpaste was mentioned – but watch the advancements. In the future, a spoonful of wasabi a day could keep the dentist away.


17 Responses

  1. They are enjoyable when they are coming in, but as all hot food they are painful going out..

  2. I love them too.. although the sweet peas still taste great to me.

    If you love wasabi that much then I’m sure you’re going to love the Wasabi Soy Almonds from Blue Diamonds… They’re even better tasting, and low in fat. The taste is INTENSE! You will love it ..
    check it out .. here: wasabi almonds

    Guess what Jordan Almonds are…. they’re those easter colored suger coated almonds!!:)

  3. Mohannad, Wasabi doesn’t hurt on it’s way up! It’s not like peppers, or chilli .. They hurt UPWARD (nose and sineses) not downward (mouth, throat). That’s why Wasabi will make you cry VERY easily

  4. Try wasabi mayonnaise…I love it!! I should try the peas!!

  5. Q:
    I was not refering to the mouth and throat, If you know what I mean..What goes in must come out, and when it comes out!!man It burns:D

  6. Doesn’t apply to wassabi 🙂

  7. I love wasabi… that’s the only reason I eat sushi 😀 Bring on the tears!

  8. Mohannad: no like Q said it does not affect you ( I can’t believe I am saying this eeewwwwwwwwwwwww) going out…

    Qwaider: yah I love wasabi, yum this looks GREAT, I am going to look for it.

    Nido: Wasabi Mayo, I’ve never heard of it, I will definitely like to try it.

    KJ: absolutely, I feel my sinuses clearing too love it love it.

  9. Wasabi..

    yep sounds very japanese..but its closer to “wazzzzzza”….


    I’ve tried it in sushi and it was good but I don’t know if I’ll risk it with peas

  10. Hamza: very very good with peas, everybody who tried it liked it 🙂

  11. Wleeeee.

    If i were to eat something like that, I would drop dead and there would be no more Rambling Hal.

    Hey! Maybe not such a bad thing! 😀

  12. LOL Hal, send me your address I’ll send you a carton 😉 he he he .So who will get the shoes?

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  14. the first time i saw it i thought it was guacamole, had plenty of it then learned my lesson

  15. Maria: thanks

    Hareega: OMG …ouch, that must have been intnese I can jsut imagine you plopping a huge lump in your mouth (shiver).

  16. ya waradiiiii… this stuff is super hot, oh my god.. i was crying for more than an hour when they made me eat it.. i had no idea it was that hot, i put the whole thing in my mouth, and i was crying like somebody hit me with a car … i can’t eat, can’t eat .. ya waradiiiiiiiii bamoot 😀

  17. Mai: ouch ouch ouch that must have been painful, but LOL.

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