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The word lager comes from the German word lagern which means, "to store". A perfect description as lagers are brewed with bottom fermenting yeast that work slowly at around 34 degrees F, and

Wienerbrød refers to Danish Pastry. In Denmark it is called Wienerbrød (Viennese bread). In Vienna, Austria, Wienerbrød is known as "Kopenhagener Gebäck" or "Dänischer Plunder".

Wienerbrød has been known in Denmark since 1840 and is said to have been created by immigrant bakers from Vienna, Austria.

Wu Kok refers to a savory Chinese snack which consists of a deep-fried ball of pastry filled/stuffed with cooled and mashed Taro. Also defined as deep-fried mashed Taro Puffs.

Wu Kok is also spelled Woo Kok. Based on Chinese-English Dictionary, "yù" (wu) means Taro and Jiǎo means dumpling.

Waza refers to a Cook specilazing in Kashmiri banquets. Vasta Waza is the Master chef.

Wazwan refers to the delectable aromatic banquet of Kashmir. Wazwan consists of 36 course meal, essentially, meat-based prepared by Wazas (cooks) under the supervision of Vasta Waza, the Master Chef.

Kashmir is located in the northwestern part of India.

Wazwan refers to Kashmiri banquet; the delectable aromatic banquet of Kashmir. Wazwan consists of 36 course meal, essentially, meat-based prepared by Wazas (cooks) under the supervision of Vasta Waza, the Master Chef.

Waterblommetjiebredie refers to a unique South African dish which is a stew made with Waterblommetjies or Water Lillies, Sorrel and mutton. These water lillies are found in the southern part of the Cape province from about the months of May to November.

Waterblommetjiebredie is said to have a combined salty, savory and slightly sour taste brought about by mixing the water lillies, mutton and Sorrel in one dish.

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