The Pantry Quiz #38
What is it?
One of my favorite pantry items, considered a yang food by Chinese and Japanese cooks, is sold by the hand. To cook with it, you break off a finger. What is it?
Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.
[Last week's answer: Mayonnaise gets its name from Mahon, Spain. Worcestershire Sauce, from Worcester, England. Dijon mustard from Dijon, France. Tabasco is named for a state in Mexico, and Demarara sugar gets its name from Demerara-Mahaica, a region in northeast Guyana.]
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