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Affettati Misti is an Italian term that refers to a platter of a selecion of cold cuts often served as an appetizer or antipasti which differs from region to region in Italy and elsewhere. Affettati Misti generally consist of varieties of cold cuts such as Capocollo, Mortadella, Pancetta, Salami, Prosciutto, or Pancetta or other varieties.


Affettati misti refers to Italian mix or assortments of sliced cold meats, hams or prosciutto, mortadella and salamis. It is also known as Piatto fredo

Adobo refers to the generic name for dishes stewed or cooked with its basic ingredients: vinegar, soy sauce and garlic. Adobo dish can be made from pork, chicken, seafoods and vegetables or a mix of both pork and chicken.

Attaya refers to Gambia's strong and sweet home-brewed tea. Gambia is situated on West Africa's Atlantic coast. It is the smallest and westernmost mainland African nation.

Arsia refers to one of the dishes served during Eid festivities in Oman which is made of lamb meat cooked with rice. The Sultanate of Oman is one of the countries in Middle East and is located in the southeastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula.

Arepas are fried, grilled or baked corn or wheat pancakes, usually filled/stuffed with meat, eggs or cheese . Most Venezuelans and Colombians eat Arepas instead of bread. They are popular as breakfast food and categorized as one of the best street foods in the world.

Areperas refer to food stands in Venezuela that specilaize in making Arepas Arepas is one of the most popular foods in Colombia, Venezuela and other South American countries that there are food stands that specialized in making them.