A subtropical plant that is grown for its knobby root, which is used as a seasoning in foods. The root, which is actually a rhizome, has a tan skin and a flesh that may range in color from ivory to light green.
A sauce that serves well as a salad dressing, a marinade or a stir-fry seasoning. When served with fish, poultry, salad greens, vegetables, or pasta this sauce provides a mildly tangy ginger flavor enhanced with sesame and miso (soybean paste).
A pasta product, typically made from pasta flours such as semolina, that has been blended into a dough, enriched with soy nutrients derived from processed soybeans, and produced in some form of a pasata noodle.