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Uwajipedia

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

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Panang Curry

Also spelled “phanaeng,” panang curry is a red curry originally from Thailand named for the island of...
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Palm Sugar

Made from the sap of a palm tree, palm sugar is found throughout Southeast Asia where it’s...
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Persimmon

In season during the fall, persimmon, or kaki, are fruit that are native to Asia, and enjoyed...
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Poke

Poke (pronounced "po-keh") is a Hawaiian raw seafood salad that is commonly found at parties and luaus.
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Panko

Japanese bread crumbs
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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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Ponzu

Citrus seasonsed sauce commonly used in Japanese cuisine.
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