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Is wei vegan?

Wei is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is wei?

Wei, also known as Chinese preserved duck egg, is a delicacy in Chinese cuisine. The egg is preserved in a mixture of clay, ash, salt, quicklime, and rice straw for several weeks, resulting in a gelatinous egg white and a creamy, rich yolk with a unique flavor and texture. The distinctive taste of wei is best enjoyed in a variety of dishes, including rice porridge, stir-fried rice noodles, and salads. It is also commonly paired with pickled ginger or drizzled with soy sauce for added flavor. In addition to its culinary uses, wei is also believed to have medicinal properties, including cooling effects on the body and promoting healthy digestion.

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