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Uwajipedia

A glossary of common, and not-so-common, Asian ingredients and terms.

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Fruit

Star Fruit

Originally from India, the star fruit has a smooth, yellow skin with five lateral ridges running the...
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Tamarind

The brown pod-like fruit of the tamarind tree is a cooking ingredient used across Southern Asia for...
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Green Mango

The unripened flesh of the mango is often used in salads and used in India, Malaysia and...
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Coconut Water

Not to be confused with coconut milk, which is extracted from the flesh, coconut water is the...
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Coconut

The delicious coconut is ubiquitous with the tropics and its use goes beyond just food. In Southeast...
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Durian

Durian, a fruit belonging belonging to the genus Durio, is found exclusively in Southeast Asia.
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Annatto Seed

A seed from the achiote tree primarily used for it's color.
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Coconut Milk

Liquid extracted from the meat of the coconut
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Asian Pear

Fruit native to Asia that is crisper than traditional pears
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Yuzu

Yuzu is a funny little citrus fruit that produces juice and rind for use in a variety...
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