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Wacholder is the German word for Juniper, a kind of herb which is used as the basic ingredient for making Gin.

Wiener Masse is the German term for Biskuitteig, a sponge mixture. Biskuitteig is also known as Rürhteig. Sponge mixture is used mainly for cakes, sponge cakes, cake rolls and creamy pies. Its creamy-airy consistency is great with fresh fruit and sweet cream pie.

White Prawn (Penaeus Indicus) is a variety of Shrimp used in most Asian cuisine/cooking. It is known by its market name Chaka (Bangladesh) and they are commonly known by country as: Australia: Banana prawn; Indian banana prawn; Red-legged banana prawn Germany: Hauptmannsgarnele India: Jinga; Naran; Chapda chingri; Vella chemeen Japan: Indo-ebi Pakistan: Jaira; Jiaro Iran: Banana Shrimp U.S.A.: Indian white shrimp

Waterzooi de Poulet also known as Kippenwaterzooi refers to a Belgian dish - a chicken stew prepared with potatoes, carrots and leeks with cream, butter and eggs.

Wangsaeujjim refers to Korean culinary term for "steamed prawn"
Wonchuri-namul (Day Lily Namul ) refers to a Korean food made of blanched Day lily stems seasoned with soybean paste (Doenjang), red chili pepper paste, green onions, garlic, sesame oil, and sesame salt. Wonchuri-namul is a dish for spring. In Korea, Wonchuri is also called Hwoncho or Mangwucho Neomnamul is the Korean name of "Daylilies". Daylily leaves make for a delicious side. Daylilies is also called in Korean in a couple of more names, such as : Wonchuri , Hwoncho or Mangwucho which means that it helps relieve one's worries. It is usually used for medicinal purposes. Daylilies are regarded as a must-eat vegetable for modern people who are exposed to many stresses. It is effective in calming the nerves and in curing sleep disorders, nervous breakdowns and depression. When eaten in abundance with vitamins, Daylilies are good for those who have problems with urination. It is one of the few vegetables with a sweet flavor, beloved by children. Neomnamul is prepared by parboiling the leaves and seasoned with a mixture of soy sauce, chili peppers, chopped green onions, chopped garlic, sesame salt and sesame oil . It is served as a side dish

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