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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.

Würste, 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.