Good Cooking's Food & Cooking Dictionary (W) Definitions

Walnuss, German for Walnut.

Wasabi, A hot green horseradish powder used in Japanese cooking.

Weakfish, Another name for Sea Trout.

Weizen, German for Wheat.

Western, American diner slang for a "Western Omelet", made with eggs, peppers, onions and ham.

Wildente, German for Wild Duck.

Wirsingkohl, German for Savoy Cabbage

Wok, A Chinese frying pan designed for stir-frying.

Wolf Fish, A fish with sharp teeth and an ugly look.  It is similar to Hake and Merlan when cooked.

W├╝rste, German for Sausages.

Special thanks to my late mother Julia Rauscher Vyhnanek for her food knowledge which  was the source for many of the definitions.  She was a retired school teacher who was a real "Foodie"!  If it were not for her, I many not have become a Chef.