Glossary W

The food glossary +++ 'Wan Dou Huang', 'Welsh Rarebit', 'Wallop'
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.

Würstchenbuden refer to the street stalls where sausages, like bratwurst and currywurst and fries can all be purchased

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.

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.

Würstelstand refers to Austria's sausage stand or snack bar which sells snacks such as hot sausage, as well as a few other things – usually French fries, soft drinks, canned beer and occasionally burgers.