Glossary W

The food glossary +++ 'Wufan', 'Würstchenbuden', 'Waza'
Wan Dou Huang which is also called Pea Cake refers to a traditional Beijing snack, available in spring when the pea is ripe. Wan Dou Huang is made from boiled as well as mashed peas and small Chinese jujubes, it tastes sweet, soft, delicious and full of aroma . To prepare the cake you need good yellow peas and a kind of special herb which is added to the pea paste 10 minutes before stir-frying. lf the herb is added too early, the yellow color it brings will disappear. Moreover, the peas should be thoroughly rinsed and the paste should be carefully filtered. A suitable amount of water and heat should be applied before a quality Pea cake out of the oven. In Beijing, the most authentic Pea Cake is made by Fangshan Restaurant, where you can also enjoy other yummy local snacks. And if there happens to be a temple fair in spring, Pea cakes are sure to be served for customers.

Waakye refers to one of the most common foods in Ghana which is a combination of rice and beans. Ghana or Republic of Ghana is a West African country. Ghana is bordered by Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.

Wu is another name for in Bissa . Wu is a stiff white porridge made of millet, sorghum or maize flour flour and is a staple food of the country. Bissa is the tribal language of the Bisa tribe of Burkina Faso and the northern tip of Ghana and Togo. Bissa is also spelled Bisa. Wu is also known as Sagabo in Moore.

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.

Walkie Talkie refers to the South African name for cooked chicken feet and heads which is sold as street food.

Witblitz refers to South Africa's potent home-made distilled alcohol, much similar to the American Moonshine. Witblitz means "white lightning" in Afrikaans. Moonshine is home-distilled alcohol and Ameican Moonshine is typically corn liquor made in cheap, homemade stills of a relatively simple design. Witblitz is pronounced as "vit-blitz".