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Meat pie, vegemite on toast Vegemite is similar to British, New Zealand, and South African Marmite and to Swiss Cenovis.
Feijoada, rice and beans, churrasco, brigadeiroFeijoada is a stew of beans with beef and pork
Rice, rice noodles and rice congee. Rice congee is a type of rice porridge
Fufu Fufu is a thick paste or porridge (I was kinda hoping it was a pet poodle)
Pork Roast, Frikadeller, , PølserFrikadeller are flat, pan-fried dumplings of minced meat
Kushari, foul medames, mulukhiyahFoul medames are fava beans which are slow-cooked and served with olive oil, parsley, onion, garlic, and lemon
SuccotashSuccotash is a food dish consisting primarily of corn and lima beans
Cheese, crepes, pot-au-feu, foie grasBeef stew ('pot on the fire')
Fasolada, feta cheese, moussaka, saganakiFassoulada is a soup of dry white beans, olive oil, and vegetables
Goulash. Paprikash and Tokaji A soup or stew made of beef, onions, vegetables, spices and ground paprika powder.[
Pasta, pizza, minestrone, polentaPolenta is a dish made from boiled cornmeal
Ackee and saltfishAckee is a fruit , but is sometimes known as vegetable brain.
sushi, sashimiFresh raw seafood, sliced into thin pieces and served with a dipping sauce
UgaliUgali is made of maize flour (cornmeal) cooked with water to a porridge- or dough-like consistency
Laghman Laghman is often spicy noodles served in a beef or mutton-flavored broth
Octopus curry Curried octopus !
Barbacoa, Chilaquiles, Enchilada, GuacamoleBarbacoa is meats or a whole sheep slow-cooked over an open fire (or in a hole in the ground)
Couscous, pastilla, Harira, Tajine Pastilla, is an elaborate meat pie traditionally made of squab (fledgling pigeons).
Pavlova, hāngi Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballet dancer Ánna Pávlova.
Stamppot, hutspot According to legend, the recipe came from the cooked bits of potato left behind by hastily departing Spanish soldiers during their siege of Leiden in 1574
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Jolof rice The most common basic ingredients are: rice, tomatoes and tomato paste, onion, salt, and red peppers and meat
Lutefisk, fårikål Fårikål is a casserole with pieces of mutton with bone, cabbage, whole black pepper and a little wheat flour
Biryani Rice-based foods made with spices, rice (usually basmati) and meat, fish, eggs or vegetables
Ceviche, quinoa Ceviche is a citrus-marinated seafood dish
Arroz con gandules with pig roast, arroz con pollo, Mofongo Arroz con gandules - it is a yellow-rice-and-pigeon-pea dish with alcaparrado (capers and olives stuffed with red peppers),
Harees Harees is a traditional Arabic dish consisting of wheat, meat (or chicken) and salt
Kasha, Shchi, Borscht, Pelmeni Kasha generally refers to buckwheat groats served as a porridge
Coconut dumplings, Spicy plantain, saltfish, breadfruit Plantain is a crop in the genus Musa and is generally used for cooking, in contrast to the soft, sweet banana
Green Bananas & Dried and salted cod As it says on the tin !
Groundnut stew, Cassava Leaf Stew The peanut, or groundnut, is a species in the legume 'bean' family
Hainanese chicken rice, curry laksa, chilli crab Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup
Bobotie Bobotie is a dish consisting of spiced minced meat baked with an egg-based topping
Smörgåsbord, inlagd sill, KöttbullarSmørrebrød usually consists of a piece of buttered rye bread
Rösti, fondue Fondue is a warm semi-liquid sauce (commonly a cheese mix).
Beef noodle soup, Stinky tofu, Ba wan Ba wan is a snackfood often filled with a savory stuffing and served with a sweet and savory sauce
Kebab, köfte, dolma, pilaf Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes
Shawarma Shawarma is a sandwich-like wrap of shaved lamb, goat, chicken, turkey, beef, or a halal mixture of meats
Roast beef, Chicken Tikka Masala, fish and chipsChicken tikka masala is a curry dish where roasted chicken chunks (tikka) are served in a rich red, creamy, lightly spiced, tomato-based sauce
Stuffed turkey, steak, hamburger A hamburger is a sandwich consisting of a cooked patty of ground meat, (usually beef), placed between two wheat buns. Hamburgers are often served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, or cheese and condiments such as mustard, mayonnaise, and ketchup
Saltah, aseedah, Zigni,Aseedah is a mixture of wholemeal wheat, boiling water and salt often with a hot chili tomato paste added a hot chili tomato paste added

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