You likely know it as the spicy white condiment that you slather on a sandwich, roast beef or prime rib for a real kick. But how much more do you know? Horseradish has quite a following, and yet if you ask many people what it is, they’ll likely have no real idea.
This is one fiery food that shows up in more places than you likely realize, and in spite of its name, it has little to do with horses or radishes, at least in the way that we think of them. We’ll help make sense of that too. Let’s explore horseradish.