The root of the lotus plant, renkon is utilized in East Asian cuisine for its crisp snap and crunchy texture. Cut into a cross-section, it’s a funny-looking vegetable with hollow spots that make a star- or snowflake-shaped circle within each slice. Part of renkon’s appeal is just how unique it looks when sliced!
Rice noodles are noodles made from rice flour and water, and are used in East and Southeast Asian cuisine.
Vinegar made from fermented rice.