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

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Japanese stock which is the base for soups and noodles dishes.
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Dim Sum

Traditional Chinese cuisine where small plates of a variety of foods are served
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A special Japanese clay pot for cooking hot pot dishes
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Donburi isn’t one food, but rather a family of Japanese dishes consisting of a bowl of rice...
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A type of Japanese confection consisting of sweet red bean paste sandwiched between two small sweet pancakes.
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Durian, a fruit belonging belonging to the genus Durio, is found exclusively in Southeast Asia.
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Eel is a funky-looking fish that, it turns out, tastes quite good.
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Egg Noodles

Egg noodles are a delicious component of cuisines not just in Asia, but worldwide!
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A meaty, low calorie vegetable used in several Asian dishes
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Eggs are widely used in all types of Asian cooking
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Fish Cakes

Made from ground fish and flour and then steamed or fried
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Fish Maw

Fish maw is the culinary term for the inflatable bladder fish have that allows them to control...
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