Glossary W

The food glossary +++ 'Wan Dou Huang', 'Wandouhuang', 'Witblitz'
Wijn is the Dutch for "wine".

Worschd is the Franconian word for "sausage". It is also known as Wurst in standard German. East Franconian German (in Franconia, i.e. in North Bavaria) is one of the dialects spoken in Bavaria.

Wigeon refers to the name used used for both duck and drake. A Drake is a male duck.

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".

Wickson Japanese Plum (Prunus salicina "Wickson") refers to a Japanese-type plum. The Wickson plum is a large, heart-shaped, greenish yellow fruit that is firm and very sweet. It is very popular for fresh eating. Other Attributes • Sub-acid flavor • Sweet • Very juicy Uses • Cooking or baking • Canning or freezing • High dessert quality

Wähe is the Swiss word for "tart" , as in Fructewähen which is a fruit tart, like Apfelwähe (Swiss apple tart) and Käsewähe (savory cheese tart). Wähe can also be spelled Waehe.