Real Wasabi

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For several years in the 90s, a Japanese client of mine grew real wasabi at a small scale facility located west of Forest Grove, Oregon, but the operation ended with the retirement of the local Japanese-American farmer who was sulerintending the farm. However, real wasabi can still be obtained from the nation’s largest wasabi farm, located on the North Oregon Coast between Tillamook and Lincoln City. Their website is www.thewasabistore.com. As noted, real fresh wasabi may be expensive, but you will never again settle for the imitation stuff once you have had the real thing!!

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