SHICHIMI TOGARASHI means seven flavour chili pepper. It is a traditional Japanese spice blend containing seven spices, which may vary depending on where you buy it from. Ours is a particulary good blend (if we do say so ourselves). SHICHIMI TOGARASHI is commonly used in soups and noodles but can be used as a general seasoning. Try it on brown rice with olive oil for a simple delicious lunch or side dish.