Ingredients, dishes and drinks from Japan by Ad Blankestijn

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Mame

Beans.

The word mame often just refers to the king of beans, the soy bean or daizu. The category "mame" includes peas as well.
  • Daizu, soy bean
  • Azuki, small red bean
  • Sora-mame, broad bean
  • Kintoki, large variety of azuki
  • Tora mame, tiger beans
  • Edamame, pod soybean
  • Sayamame, other term for Edamame
  • Endo, peas
  • Saya-endo, edible podded pea
  • Ingen-mame, kidney bean
  • Saya-ingen, young kidney bean