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Uwajipedia

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

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Wasabi

A relative of the common cabbage, wasabi grows near mountain streams in Japan.
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Egg Noodles

Egg noodles are a delicious component of cuisines not just in Asia, but worldwide!
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Squid Sauce

Made popular in Thailand, Squid Brand fish sauce a popular season to add to a variety of...
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Tofu

A versatile staple found in almost every Asian cuisine.
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Monosodium Glutamate

More commonly known by its abbreviation MSG, monosodium glutamate is a naturally-occurring salt found in many foods,...
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Black Bean Sauce

Blend of fermented black beans and spices used in Chinese cuisine
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Hoisin Sauce

Sweet, salty and spicy sauce used in Chinese cuisine
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Plum Sauce

Thick, tangy, and sweet, plum sauce is the perfect complement to lots of savory dishes.
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Chili Sauce

A condiment that adds spice and flavor to Asian dishes
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Coconut Milk

Liquid extracted from the meat of the coconut
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