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Rare & Unusual

Asafoetida: the secret powder that transforms your Indian recipes

English: Asafoetida, Yellow Powder, Devil’s Dung Hindi: हींग (hīng) Bengali: হিং (hiṅ) Malayalam: കായം (kāyaṃ) Tamil: பெருங்காயம் (perunkayam) French: Merde du Diable German: Teufelsdreck Dutch: Duivelsdrek Afrikaans: Duiwelsdrek Swedish: Dyvelsträck Finnish: Pirunpaska, Pirunpihka Estonian: Juudavaik Turkish: Şeytan tersi, Şeytan boku,…

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Rare & Unusual

Why True Cinnamon is Actually Fake News

I have recently discovered what the internet has claimed to be the “true cinnamon”. The hype worried me a bit, especially when the claims about the benefits of “true cinnamon” are often exaggerated and mixed with a considerable amount of…

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Japanese, Rare & Unusual

What is Mitsuba 三つ葉?

Latin: Cryptotaenia japonica Japanese: Mitsuba ミツバ, 三つ葉 Chinese: 三叶芹/三葉芹, 鸭儿芹/鴨兒芹 Korean: 파드득나물, 압아근(鴨兒根) English: Wild Japanese Parsley Mitsuba is a wild herb native to East Asia. Used commonly as a garnish in Japan, its stems and roots could also be…

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Rare & Unusual

Forget your sorrows with Chinese lily buds 金针菜

Latin: 1. Hemerocallis fulva, 2. Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus, 3. Hemerocallis minor English: Lily buds/ Lily shoots 1. Orange day-lily, 2. Lemon day-lily, 3. Dwarf day-lily/ Grassleaf lily/ Small day-lily Mandarin Chinese: Jinzhencai 金针菜, Xuancaohua 萱草花, Wangyoucao 忘忧草, Huanghuacai 黄花菜 Chinese lily…

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Haoshi Facai (Stewed Facai with Dried Oysters, Dried Mushrooms and Lettuce ) 蠔豉髮菜 - A Cantonese New Year Dish
Steamed Tofu with Fresh Prawns and Pork 上汤鲜虾豆腐
Rare & Unusual

The New Super Vegetable: Flower Sprout

  English: Flower Sprout The Flower Sprout is such a new vegetable, its name only exists in English and I cannot seem to find its scientific name either!   What are Flower Sprouts? A non-genetically modified merge between the Brussels…

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Rare & Unusual

Key to Multiple Female Orgasm: The Phallus Indusiatus

Latin: Phallus Indusiatus English: bamboo fungus, bamboo pith, long net stinkhorn, crinoline stinkhorn, veiled lady Chinese: 竹笋菌, 長裙竹蓀/长裙竹荪, 竹笙, 竹参, 面紗菌, 網紗菌, 竹姑娘, 竹菌, 竹松, 竹萼, 竹鸡 Japanese: 衣笠茸/キヌガサタケ Thai: เห็ดร่างแห Igbo: éró ḿma Yoruba: Akufodewa What is it? The…

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