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wood ear

n.
A mushroom of the genus Auricularia that grows on fallen tree trunks, used in cooking. Also called tree ear.

[Translation of terms in varieties of Chinese such as Mandarin mù ěr : , tree, wood + ěr, ear (from its earlike shape ).]
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There are multiple variations to this dish as well, some made to appeal to vegetarians by excluding meat and adding water chestnuts, onions, other vegetables, or wood ear fungus.
SOMETIMES YOUR PALATE GETS BEAT UP--your brain desensitized--and you need an explosion to reset you," says Tarver King about his Smoked Pea Polenta dish, a "roller coaster ride" of sassafras leaves and roots, wood ear mushrooms plucked from the banks of the Potomac, Wigwam ham wok-fried crispy, baked Comte cheese, and bing cherries in barrel-aged vinegar.
and wood ear presented with a vinegar sauce as a tangy warm salad.
The yakibuta ramen (you can have udon, too) had slices of Japanese style roast pork, bamboo shoots, wood ear mushrooms, seaweed, sweetcorn and sesame.
Find Chinese red rice vinegar and wood ear mushrooms at Asian grocery stores and bean threads in the Asian-foods aisle of well-stocked supermarkets.
Inside was a delicious, finely-chopped concoction of pork, prawns, wood ear mushrooms and spring onions.
It's a wood ear mushroom, so called because it looks like a baby's ear," Martin explains, picking it and holding it out for me to look at.
FISH SHAVINGS, DRIED wood ear mushrooms, and seaweed gelatin weren't sold at the local grocery store in Versailles, Indiana, when Linda Furiya was growing up there during the 1970s.
Furthermore, he discussed ways a conventional wood ear corn crib could be modified to store shelled corn.
And wood ear mushrooms are thought to lower cholesterol levels.
95) cut in strips and cooked with green and red sweet pepper, bamboo shoots and wood ear mushrooms.