15 Basic Ingredients for Cooking All Kinds of East Asian Food / 15 Basic Ingredients for Cooking All Kinds of Asian Food - Nice list! I stock most of these on a regular basis from my local Asian food stores. (Don't know what I'd do without them!!)
Yokan is a traditional Japanese dessert, which is made from agar-agar, sugar, and azuki beans. Mizu-yokan is so named because "mizu" is Japanese for water, and this Japanese gelatin recipe contains more water than other types of yokan. This Japanese gelatin dessert is a nice, refreshing treat on a summer day. Anko, which is an ingredient, is a red bean paste that you will find in Asian food stores.
Product: Chili oil. Store: Dinh Dihn Asian Foods (79 Geneva Street, St Catharines). This oil is infused with chili peppers and can used to add spice/heat to your dishes. It does pack a punch, so use cautiously at first. This product is low in FODMAPs. It is found in Asian food markets/stores, although you may find it also in the Asian food section of large grocery stores. Neal Glauser, RD
Amok (Steamed coconut fish) I loved this dish when I was in Cambodia and found this recipe when I returned. The result was exactly as I remembered. It is a bit labor intensive but soooo worth it. Ingredients can usually be found in Asian food stores.
Uwajimaya is a classic Asian food destination in the Northwest. Founded in Seattle in 1928,the 35,000 square foot store is home to endless isles of traditional Asian foods, a premier seafood deli, bakery, food court,& bookstore.