Tip Of The Week

March 12, 2000

Baffled by the names of some Japanese foods? Here's a primer (find them in specialty shops or produce markets):

* Sushi nori is a vegetable, made from nori seaweed that has been dried and pressed into paper-thin sheets.

* Wasabi, a fiery-tasting condiment similar to horseradish, is available in powdered or paste form.

* Daikon is a mild-tasting, giant white radish.

-- Cole's Cooking A to Z

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