Zucchini

Description Zucchini is a cylindrical vegetable that  is usually either dark green or light green in colour, but yellow hybrids are also available. Usage Zucchini is always cooked before consumption. It can be steamed, fried or grilled. Grilled zucchini is a popular side dish. Zucchini is also used to fill rolls, in sandwiches, casseroles, in...
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Yams

Description Yam is an edible tuberous vegetable that is cultivated in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. It is also liberally consumed in North America. The plant is extremely durable and survives in several different climatic conditions. Yams are usually very large and each unit can weigh almost as much an average human adult. It...
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Worcestershire Sauce

Description It was first made at Worcester, England, by two dispensing chemists. Usage It is used to flavor meat or fish dishes. It is often an ingredient in Welsh rarebit, Caesar salad, Oysters Kirkpatrick, and sometimes added to chili con carne, beef stew, hamburgers, and other beef dishes. Worcestershire sauce is also used to flavor...
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White Wine

Description White wine is a wine whose color can be straw-yellow, yellow-green, and yellow-gold colored. They are more refreshing, lighter in both style and taste than the majority of their red wine counterparts. Usage They are ideal for spring and summer occasions. White wine can be utilized in marinades, sauces, and gravies. It is great...
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White Pepper

Description White pepper is nothing but black pepper, with the outside skin removed. The process of removing the though outer skin is called ‘retting’. The ripe, fresh pepper fruit is soaked so that the outer layers soften. This is then scrubbed off, and the remaining seed, which is white in colour is dried. Usage The...
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White Fungus

Description White fungus has many names: snow ear fungus, silver ear fungus, white wood ear, white tremella mushroom. And these names tell, it is a type of fungus also belonging to the mushroom family. Usage In Chinese families, it is commonly used in soups. It can be used as facial and body scrub. Health benefits...
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Water Chestnut

Description This aquatic vegetable is most used in Chinese cuisine. These vegetables have a dark brown skin, which encases a white flesh. In India they are called Shingara and are available in te rainy season in some parts. Usage They are eaten raw in season, or boiled to precerve. Once boiled, the inside of the...
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Wasabi

Description Wasabi is a Japanese plant that belongs to the cabbage family. It has a thick green root which  used in cooking. Usage Wasabi tastes a lot like horseradish. It has a hot, spicy flavour that clears the nasal passage. It is used in Japanese cuisine in soba noodles, sashimi and sushi. It’s most popular...
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Walnut

Description Walnuts are part of the tree nut family. Usage Apart from eating it raw, just chop and add to your favorite salad, vegetable dish, fruit, or dessert. Health benefits Eating shelled walnuts or some walnut oil four times a week will certainly provide very significant benefits. It helps in improving blood quality and is...
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Vermicelli

Description Vermicelli is a kind of pasta. It is made with the same type of flour or dough as other forms of pasta; it is the shape that distinguishes vermicelli. Vermicelli is thin, long and noodle like. It looks like a thicker version of spaghetti. However, the term vermicelli may also refer to other noodles,...
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