Hing: “Devil’s Dung” and “God’s Food” – One Spice, Two Names

Hing (Asafoetida) Species: Ferula assa-foetida Other names: A Wei, Asafétida, Ase Fétide, Assant, Crotte du Diable, Devil’s Dung, Ferula Asafoetida, Ferula Assa Foetida, Ferula assa-foetida, Ferula foetida, Ferula pseudalliacea, Ferula rubricaulis, Férule, Férule Persique, Food of the Gods, Fum, Giant Fennel, Heeng, Hing.     Hing, or Asafoetida, is a treasured spice derived from the…

How do you say ghee in different languages

Arabic: samna (سمنة), samneh Bangla: ghī (ঘী) Brazil: manteiga clarificada English: butter Oil, clarified butter, drawn butter, seafood butter French: beurre clarifié, beurre noisette (hazelnut butter, nutty butter or brown butter) German: ausgelassene butter, Butterschmalz, geklärte butter (means butter that is clear and free of animal protein) Gujrati: ghī (ઘી) Hindi: ghī (घी), desi ghee,…