Nelumbo nucifera

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Noun1.Nelumbo nucifera - native to eastern AsiaNelumbo nucifera - native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
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The sumptuous seafood with lotus root along with crispy rice in mantau (mini Chinese buns) were like little drops of heaven.
Among the served foods were pan-fried tofu, lotus root and pear salad, bibimbap, and bean sprout soup.
Next, I sampled some of the Professor Swai (Basa) in pickled cabbage soup base with fish balls, quail eggs, imitation crab stick, rice cake and lotus root.
This festive season, the airline will be offering special New Year dishes such as the traditional Yee Sang, Steamed Garoupa with Dried Scallop Sauce, Stir-fried lotus root with mixed vegetables, signifying prosperity.
If, in 2017, people patronized turmeric, quinoa and pickles, this year chefs will experiment with lotus root.
Lotus root crisps were nicely fried and came drizzled in good honey and a "peanut dust" that tasted a bit like that powdery stuff you get at the bottom of a packet of dry-roasted nuts.
Check out the Chilled Butter Poached Lobster served with crispy lotus root, avocado, winter citrus fruit, and truffled tarragon vinaigrette.
Ingredients include charcoal powder, bergamot extract and lotus root extract.
The authors further provide a classification of six 'bases', and the most amusing is "4) Cooked lotus root: Translucent color like the cooked lotus root used in Chinese cuisine usually with a slight pink or purple color.
To celebrate the Lunar New Year you may want to prepare Grilled Bok Choy with Sesame-Ginger Sauce or Maple-Roasted Kabocha Squash and Pickled Lotus Root.
and here's down-to-earth Pete's genuinely funny main course: Sichuan pepper crusted ox liver, teriyaki glazed chicken hearts, potato korokke, tonkatsu sauce, apple and ginger puree and lotus root crisps.