Some of my favorite memories revolve around food and I’ll bet the same is true for you. Food is a common ground for all of God’s living things. I mean, we may all have our own style of doing it, but everyone has to eat.
My mom used to call me her little gourmet when I was younger because she could get me to eat all kinds of foods that most other kids would have never eaten in a million years. One of which was sushi.
I love, love, LOVE sushi and did I mention that I kind of like sushi! I wish I had a plate of it right now accompanied by plenty of soy and wasabi. Oh, and pickled ginger. Gotta have that with it. Yeah, I can’t think of any kid I know that would eat sushi. They can’t get past the seaweed situation.
I haven’t had sushi in like a year and the last time I did have it, it was not real sushi. We got some strange knock-off in Santiago that looked like sushi, smelled more or less like sushi, and promised to taste like lovely sushi. But alas, thy sushi was-ist yuck.
Oh, all of this sushi talk and I’m not even sharing any today. Although, it is definitely on my to-do list because clearly I am about to go into full on withdrawals. Sorry, there’s no sushi going on today (major sad face) but what is going on is some wasabi! Remember 2 weekends ago I made these and told you I hadn’t gotten my necessary fix? Well, I could still go for some more but this dip definitely helped.
I think I said I’d do it last week and technically I did. I just didn’t get it posted in time with it being Easter and everything but I’m sure you guys didn’t mind, right? The important thing is that the wasabi is here now.
The best part about this recipe is that it is easy to the extreme. Throw it all in together and blend it up. Hummus is the best.
- 1 cup cooked chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
- 1 cup shelled sweet peas
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
- 1/4 cup (about 25g) wasabi powder or to taste
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
- Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth, pausing a few times between blending to scrape sides.