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Mai@FlavorBoulevard

What is "ma thay"? That's what they call water chestnuts in the north? I only know them by the name "củ năng".

Sticky

Must be the northern name, FB.

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Thao

I'm not sure either. I come from Hanoi, and mom told me it is "củ năng" too.

Thao

ưell, I remember just now, they also call it "củ mã thầy"

Sticky

Glad that's sorted out, Thao. I'm bowing to your superior knowledge of Vietnamese!

Pepper

In Sichuan they are called ma ti, 'horse hooves' I used to avoid ordering anything with this on menus because I thought they were the real thing : )

Thanh-Trang Hoang-Le

I completely love water chestnut. Arguably what i miss the most about Hanoi.

Sticky

Pepper - that's a strange name. I bet they are used in many ways in Sichuan cuisine.

Trang - where in the world are you?

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