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Antique Walnut & Pewter Fork circ. 1880 Bohemia
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
Weizen, German for Wheat.
Western, American diner
slang for a "Western Omelet", made with eggs, peppers,
onions and ham.
Wildente, German for Wild
Wirsingkohl, German for
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
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.