Glossary W

The food glossary +++ 'Wara Enab', 'Wandouhuang', 'Wähe / Waehe'
Waxed Paper refers to a translucent paper coated on both sides with a thin layer of wax. It is used for lining baking pans and covering food in the microwave. Waxed Paper is also known as Wax Paper .

Wurtz Avocado refers to the popular evergreen variety of Avocado that is ideal for the home gardener, as it is self pollinating and dwarf like, growing to only 2.5 meters high, yet produces an abundance of top quality fruit with a thin, shiny skin and small seed. It boasts good consistent flavor and is well respected in the avocado community.

Waraq Dawaalee refers to steamed grape leaves stuffed with rice and meat which is one of the dishes from Jordan.

Waragi refers to the local popular liquor in Uganda which is actually a gin made from bananas.

Warga refers to sweet green tea which the people of Guinea-Bissau love to drink aside from the palm and cashew wine found in the country. Guinea-Bissau is situated in Western Africa between Guinea and Senegal.

Wild Black Vanilla Pod (Vanilla Planifola) refers to a variety of vanilla said to have originated from Madagascar which has a superior quality to any other available vanilla variety. In Madagascar these vanilla are handpicked by the locals and then cured to bring out its flavor. The Wild Black Vanilla Pod is jet black and is between 17 to 22 centimeter long. The fragrance and strength of this rare Vanilla is quite incredible. Vanilla is a rare spice and it is the seed pod of a type of Orchid. It takes about 2 years for a pod to mature it then goes through a laborious curing process which takes over 3 months before its natural aroma is properly developed.