Wasabi (WAH-sah-bee): Japanese version of
horseradish. Wasabi powder mixed with water is used
to make the fiery green paste that accompanies
sushi. Available in specialty markets in powder,
paste and fresh forms.
Water chestnut: The edible tuber of a water
plant from Southeast Asia. Fresh water chestnuts,
available in Asian groceries, have a brownish-black
outer covering and crisp, white, crunchy flesh. They
are also available canned at most supermarkets.
Wild rice: An exotic, dark-brown grain with a
nutty flavor. Usually used in combination with other
Wheat germ: The vitamin, mineral, protein and
oil-rich embryo of the wheat berry. It has a nutty
flavor. Available toasted and in it's natural form.
Refrigerate after opening.
greens from grain plants. Available in natural food
stores, where they are often juiced as a health
Worcestershire sauce (WOOS-tuhr-shurh):
Condiment developed in India by the English flavored
with garlic, soy sauce, tamarind, onions, molasses,
lime, anchovies, vinegar and other seasonings.
Vegetarian versions are available at health food and
natural foods stores.