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Uwajipedia

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

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Wheat Gluten

Now seemingly more famous in Western cooking for being an ingredient some people want to avoid; wheat...
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Winter Melon

Although called “melon” or “Donqua,” winter melon is actually a type of gourd and a distant cousin...
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Yamaimo

Also known as the Japanese mountain yam, yamaimo is a relative of taro that’s used for its...
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Yuba

Yuba is dried bean curd skin that’s been used in Chinese and Japanese cuisine for at least...
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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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Zongzi

Zongzi are simple and delicious: a Chinese stuffed dumpling made of glutinous rice.
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