pan with a convex bottom; used for frying in Chinese cooking
A large, oriental, round-bottomed cooking pan.
To prepare oriental cuisine using a wok.
Origin: From 鑊, in Mandarin called: or .
A wok is a versatile round-bottomed cooking vessel originating in the Canton region of China. It is one of the most common cooking utensils in China and also used in East and Southeast Asia, as well as becoming a popular niche cooking tool throughout much of the industrialized world. Woks are often used for stir frying, steaming, pan frying, deep frying, poaching, boiling, braising, searing, stewing, making soup, smoking and roasting nuts. Wok cooking is done with a long handle called chahn or hoak. The long handles of these utensils allow cooks to work with the food without burning their hands.
The numerical value of wok in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of wok in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Wok-fried Longjing tea with river prawns adopts something from the mountains and something from the water in Hangzhou, it's the dish to represent Hangzhou.
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- pánev wokCzech
- uoko, volbopatoEsperanto
- wokiar, usar un wok, wokSpanish
- wokata, wokkipannuFinnish
- 중국 냄비Korean
- wokpanna, wokaSwedish
- chảo, cái xanhVietnamese
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