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Interpretation Notes   -   See Interpreting Our Recipes for more detail.

Our recipes reflect Euro/American practice of relatively few dishes served as separate courses. We expect most readers will adapt ethnic recipes to this service so we portion them that way.

Measures & Conversions:   all measures are U.S. standard unless stated in metric units (rare). t=teaspoon, T=Tablespoon, c=cup, qt=quart, oz=ounce, #=pound, cl=clove in=inch
Abbreviations:   tt=to taste, ar=as required, sml=small, med="medium", lrg=large.
Diet codes:   v=Vegetarian (strict), ov=Ovo Lacto Vegetarian (eggs and/or dairy), fv=minor seafood (usually fish sauce), sv=Satvic Vegetarian, mv=Can be Made Vegetarian.
Chili-hot codes:   0=none, 1=very mild, 2=mild, 3=moderately spicy, 4=very spicy, 5=incindiary, +=feel free to make it hotter. All levels are based on Southern California practice.
Bibliography & Sources   -   See index code at bottom of each recipe.


Acorns

Alligator

  • Alligator Stew - (U.S. South) - 'gators are good eatin'... if they don't eat you first.

Almonds

Aloe Vera

  • Aloe Vera Curry - (India - north) a very interesting light summer curry.[v2]

Amaranth Greens

Apples

Apricot

Arracacha

Artichokes

Asafoetida

Asparagus

Aster Scaber - Chwinamul

Avocado

  • Guacamole - (Mexico) a popular avocado chip and vegetable dip. [v]
  • Mexican Salad - (Mexico, Yucatán) a Yucatán version of a salad enjoyed all over Mexico.[v1]
  • Tortilla Soup - (Mexico) one of the tastiest soups in the whole world! [ov]

Bacon

Bamboo Shoots

Banana, Cooking (Plantain, etc.)

Banana, Desert

Banana Blossom

Barley

Basil, Holy

Beans, Fresh   -   (Green & Sprouts)

Beans, Long Fresh   -   Darker, sweeter flavor than green beans.

Beans, Winged   -   (Fresh)

Beans, Shell   -   (Fresh or Frozen)

Beans, Peas, Lentils   -   (Whole - Dry or Canned)

Dal - Beans, Peas, Lentils   -   (split and peeled beans, peas and lentils)

Beans, Sataw

Beef & Veal

    Variety Meats

    Veal

Beets

Bitter Melon   -   Actually a Gourd

Bok Choy - See Choy.

Bread

  • Croutons, Polish - (Poland) a simple but very popular garnish.[v]
  • French Toast - (Euro-Amer) a quick easy breakfast, and quite satisfying too.[ov]
  • One Eyed Jack - (Euro-Amer) an easy breakfast that's tasty too.
  • Welsh Rabbit - (England) a classic - cheese on toast.[ov]

Breadfruit

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Buckwheat

Bulgur - see Wheat

Cabbage - Head

Cabbage - Napa / Chinese

  -   See Sui Choy and other Choys.

Cactus

  • Cactus Salad - (Mexico, Yucatá) sliced Nopales with chili and tomatoes.[v3]
  • Nopales & Eggs - (Mexico) a popular easy to make breakfast dish.[ov2]

Calf's Foot

  • Khash - (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan) Breakfast of Heros.
  • Menudo - (Mexico) famous as a hangover cure, it's also a good soup.
  • Tripe a la Criolla - (Puerto Rico) - intensely flavorful and substantial, but not heavy.

Capers

  • Tapenade - (France) famous spread / ingredient from Provence.

Cardoons

  • Lamb with Cardoons - (Algeria) excellent lightly sauced lamb with an unusual vegetable.[0]

Carrots

Casava   -   see Yuca.

Cashews

Cauliflower

Celery

Celery Root / Celeriac

Chard (Swiss Chard)

Chayota (not quite a squash)

Cheese

Cherries

Chestnuts

Chicken

      Chicken Variety Meats

Chicory

Chilis   -   Chili Sauces are not listed here, see Ingredients by Use   -   Dressings, Condiments & Dips

Chinese Okra - see Angled Luffa under Gourds

Chives, Flowering

Cilantro

Choy - a catch-all term for many Asian Greens. Many can be interchanged with each other with a little change in flavor, texture and cooking time, but in some cases, particularly with Yu Choy and Shanghai Bok Choy, cooking time for the stems can be an issue.

See our Cabbage, Mustard, Turnip & Radish Greens page for definitive details on all these "Choys".

Cilantro

Clams

Coconut

Collard Greens

  • Collard Greens - (Brazil) practically essential in Brazilian cuisine.[v]

Colocasia Stems - see Taro for other Colocasia

Couscous

Corn

Corn - Baby

Cornmeal

Couscous

Cranberry

Crayfish

Cucumber

Cuttlefish

  • Cuttlefish with Sauce - (Tunisia) a very tasty seafood dish, sure to get comments.[0]
  • Daikon - see Radish, Daikon

    Dandelion

    Dal   - &nbps; See Beans, Peas, Lentils - Dal.

    Duck

    Eggs

    Eggplant

    Endive

    Escarole

    Fennel

    Fenugreek

    • Sarson Ka Saag - (India - Punjab) a very popular purée of greens.[v2]

    Fern

    Figs

    Fish

    Frogs

    Fruit (Mixed)

    Fungus - see also Mushrooms

    Garlic

    Ginger

    • Ginger Sauce - (Lao, Viet) a dip / sauce often used with Chicken.[mv2]

    Goat

    Gongura / Kenaf

    Gourds

    Grapes

    • Verjus - (Europe) an interestingly flavored alternative to vinegar.[v]

    Grapefruit

    Greens

    Ham

    Herbs & misc. Greens

    • Cilantro Sauce - (Georgia) amazingly delicious, for meats, vegetables, salads.[v2]
    • Herbs de Provence - (France) seasoning shortcut for Provence cuisine.[v]
    • Khmeli Suneli - (R. Georgia) a dry herb/spice mix essential to regional cuisine.[v1]
    • Tong Ho & Mushroom Soup - (China) a simple herb soup with straw mushrooms.[v]
    • Za'atar - (Levant) a very important spice/herb mix in the region.[v0]

    Hominy

    • Menudo - (Mexico) famous as a hangover cure, it's also a good soup.

    Horseradish

    Huauzantle

    I

    Jackfruit

    Jellyfish

    Jersey Pork Roll

    Jicama

    Jonjoli

    • Jonjoli Salad - (Georgia) a salad very popular on celebration tables in Georgia.[v0]

    Kale

    Kidneys

    Kimchee / Kimchi

    Kohlrabi

    • Kohlrabi Salad - (China - Sichuan) a delightful appetizer salad.[v0]

    Krachai

    Lamb / Mutton

          Lamb Variety Meats

    Laser - see Asafoetida for a substitute.

    Leeks

    Lemons

    Lentils - See Beans, Peas & Lentils

    Lettuce

    Lettuce - Stem

    Lily Bulbs

    Limes

    • Lime Pickle - (Singapore) a sour condiment with intense flavor.

    Liver

    Liverwurst

    Luffa / Loofa see Gourds.

    Lotus

    Malabar Spinach

    Malanga

    • Malanga Frituras - (Cuba, etc.) very popular for good reason: easy, delicious.[v0]
    • Tripe a la Criolla - (Puerto Rico) - intensely flavorful and substantial, but not heavy.

    Mango

    Melons

    • Beef in Melon Sauce - (Spain) beef stewed in an intrigueing, mildely sweet sauce.[0]
    • Bitter Melon - see Bitter Melon (its actually a gourd).
    • Melon Dolma - (Armenia) stuffed with beef and rice - aromatic and excellent!
    • Winter Melon - see Gourds (its actually a gourd).
    • Fuzzy Melon - see Gourds (it's actually an immature Winter Melon)

    Minari - Seri, Water Dropwort

    Mint

    Miso

    Molokhiya [Okra Leaf]

    Mushrooms - Fresh - see also Fungus

    Mushrooms - Dried - see also Fungus

    Muskrat

    • Muskrat Stew - (USA) an unusual but delicious stew from the Midwest and Northeast.[0]

    Mussels

    Mustard Greens

    Mustard Seed & Powder

    Mutton

    • For U.S., Europe, Australia Near East, Caucasus, Persia and the Stans, see Lamb. Mutton is a sheep over 1 year old and should be cooked longer than lamb.
    • For India, (except northwest) see also Goat.

    Nagaimo (Chinese Yam)

    Nettles

    • Nettle Soup - (Ireland) elegant, attractive and tasty as soup course.
    • Nettle Soup - (Sweden) a light soup with delightful herbal flavor.[v]
    • Pasta with Nettles - (Italy) pasta course or light main featuring flavorful herbs.[v]

    Noodles - European

    Noodles - Asian

    Octopus

    Okra

    Okra, Chinese - See Gourds

    Okra Leaf - See Molokhiya

    Olives

    • Olives al Forno - (Italy) a popular appetizer of oven backed olives.[v]
    • Tapenade - (France) famous spread / ingredient from Provence.

    Onions

    Orange

    Ox Tails

    Palm Hearts, etc.

    Papaya

    Parsley & Parsley Root

    • Bean Soup - (German) substantial, satisfying and easy to make.[mv]

    Pasta

    Pastries & Puddings

    Peas, dried - see Beans, Peas, Lentils (dry)

    Peas, (Shell, Pod & Frozen)

    Peanuts

    Pennywort - Rau-ma, Gotu cola

    Peppers: Bell, Hungarian, etc. (Sweet Peppers) - (See Chilis for not so sweet)

    Pine Nuts

    Pineapple

    Plums   Prunes

    Pork

          Pork Variety Meats

    Potatoes

    Prunes

    Pumpkin - see Squash, Winter.

    Purslane

    Quince

    Rabbit


    Rabbit tastes similar to chicken thighs, so they can be interchanged.

    Radicchio

    Radish

    Radish - Daikon

    Rapini - see Broccoli Rabe, Italian

    Rice

    Rice Cakes

    Romanesco - see Cauliflower

    Rutabaga

    Sauerkraut

    Sausages

    Seafood - Mixed

    Seaweed

    Seitan - see Wheat Gluten

    Sesame Seed - Tahini - Sesame Paste

    Shallots

    Sheep - see Lamb

    Shellfish - Mixed and Various

    Shrimp

    Snails

    Spinach

    Spinach - Malabar - See Malabar Spinach.

    Squash - Chayote

    Squash - Summer

    • See Also Zucchini (includes Mediterranean squash)
    • See Also Gourds (some are called "squash")
    • See Also Chayota (not quite a squash)

    Squash - Winter

    Squid

    Swamp Cabbage - see Choy - Ong Choy.

    Sweet Potatoes

    Swiss Chard - see Chard

    Sylphium - see Asafoetida for a substitute.

    Szechuan Vegetable

    Tahini - see Sesame Seeds

    Tamarind

    • Nuoc Mam Me - (Vietnam) Tamarind sauce for fried fish and chicken.[2+]

    Taro, Corms & Leaves - see also Colocasia Stems

    Tempeh

    • Tempeh Curry - (Indonesia) a tempeh vegetarian curry typical of Java.[v0]
    • Tempeh & Tofu Curry - (Indonesia) a tempeh vegetarian curry typical of Java.[v0]

    Tindora

    • Tindora Fry #1 - (India) dry curry vegetable side dish.[v1]
    • Tindora Fry #2 - (India) dry curry vegi side dish w/curry leaves & peanuts.[v2]

    Tofu

    Tomatillos

    Tomatoes

    Tongue

    • Beef Tongue - (Europe) a popular appetizer and sandwich meat.
    • Tongue & Veal Salad - (Italy) beef tongue and veal (or chicken) matchsticks with dressing.

    Tortillas

    Tripe

    Turkey

    Turnips

    Turnip - Asian Recipes - See Radish - Daikon.

    Turnip Greens

    U

    Vegetables - Mixed - Vegetarian

    Vegetables - Mixed - Non Vegetarian

    Walnuts

    Water Chestnuts

    Watercress

    Water Spinach - see Choy - Ong Choy.

    Wheat & Bulgur

    Wheat Gluten

    Winter Melon / Fuzzy Melon / Ash Gourd - See Gourds

    X

    Yam, True - see Sweet Potatos for American orange "Yams".

    Yau Choy - see Choy - Yu Choy.

    Yogurt & Labne

    Yu Choy - see Choy.

    Yuca

    Zucchini

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