ginkgo nut

[English] plural gingko nuts

Ginkgo nuts are the seeds of the ginkgo tree. The white shells and thin outer skins are removed before cooking. Canned nuts are shelled, skinned and parboiled. Relatively high in vitamin C and carotene, ginkgo nuts appear in nabe, stir-fried, deep-fried and custard dishes. Known in Japanese as ginnan.

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Japanese - Romaji

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