mung mung

Definition(s):

  • (n) erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus

Usage(s):

  1. I'm sure you could survive on $10 of rice, groats, and mung beans a week, or get your kicks from $50 of pixie stix, but we're not that kind of blog.
  2. If you feel peckish, take the opportunity to graze at the dozens of food stalls; try mandu gook, a simple and savory dumpling soup, or bindae duk, a skillet-fried mung-bean pancake.
  3. Mei li jen loo mung.

News

  • Lunchbreak: Ying Stoller makes Thai glass noodle salad

    Ying Stoller www.yingskitchen.com Appearing: Taste of Chicago – Dominick’s Cooking Stage July 14 11:30 a.m. Thai Glass Noodle Salad 2 bunches (2.6 oz) glass noodles (mung bean noodles) ½ lb shrimp, shelled & deveined ¼ lb ground chicken or pork…
    on July 10, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

Quotes

  1. Gillian McKeith explains: "My mung bean curry is like heaven. It's hot, but won't burn your heads off and it contains loads of spices that are beneficial for digestion. Healthy food can taste fantastic - it's all about knowing how to prepare it."
    on May 29, 2008 By: Gillian McKeith Source: PR Newswire UK (press release)

  2. Nick Jewell made a hundred of his own in Adelaide last week, but in inventing a new verb to summarise his batting - "Usually I just mung it about a bit" - went to great lengths to stress that the similarities between he and Hodge began and ended...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Brad Hodge Source: The Age

  3. "Probably the best I've struck the ball, usually I mung it around a little bit," Jewell said. "The way it came out of the middle was pleasing, felt like I had a bit of time. For day one of the season : to start off with 160-odd, couldn't ask...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Nick Jewell Source: The Age

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