Food glossary

Mizu
Water
Egg Noodles
Made from plain flour, wheat flour, egg, vegetable oil and water
Fine Noodles
Made from wheat flour, salt and Water
Glass Noodles
Fine wheat noodles made from mung beans and water
Ho Fun Noodles
Flat shaped noodles made from rice, oil and water
Kansui Noodles
Very fine noodles made from water, flour, gluten, egg and salt
Ramen Noodles
Chinese style thread noodles made from egg, wheat flour, potato starch, salt and water
Udon Noodles
Thick white noodles made from wheat flour, salt and water
Vermicelli Noodles
Fine white noodles made from rice and water
Dashi
Seaweed, Cabbage and Shiitake mushrooms boiled as a main stock for miso soup
Enoki
Japanese style winter mushrooms
Gari
Pickled ginger
Gyoza
Dumplings
Katsu
Japanese breadcrumbs
Menma
Pickled bamboo shoots
Miso
A Japanese paste made from soya beans
Sake
Japanese rice wine
Satay
Sweet peanut sauce
Teppan fried
Wok/ Pan fried
Teriyaki
A sweet, soy sauce based Japanese marinade
Tofu
Soaked, mashed and strained soya beans (also known as bean curd)
Wakame
A type of Japanese seaweed
Yasai
Vegetables
Tsukune
Japanese style chicken meatballs