Japanese Red Chilli -Strong Pepper (yawataya isogoro shichimi)
This company (Yawataya Isogoro) 八幡屋礒五郎 has one of the longest history in Japanese spice manufacturing industry. It has started since 1736 and more than 280 years history.
This spice has stronger pepper flavour than other products of Yawataya Isogoro.
By adding the this powder to cuisine, the tongue gets the uniquely electrifying flavor sensation. A proverb says, 'even small Japanese pepper is piquant'.This spice really bites the tongue!
This spice called 'Shichimi' (七味) means seven tastes in Japanese, which means this spice has seven ingredients as below.
1. Japanese red chilli
3. Shiso (Perilla)
4. Japanese peppercorn
5. Citrus peel
7. Hemp seed
Suitable for everything. Add Japanese spice to your dish!