ancient herb (one of the five bitter herbs
of the Jewish Passover festival) is a native of
eastern Europe but now grows in other parts of Europe
as well as the U.S.A. It is grown mainly for its
pungent spicy roots.
Fresh horseradish is in many supermarkets.
Choose roots that are firm with no sign of blemishes
or withering. The roots should be peeled and grated
before using. Store in the refrigerator in plastic