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English: Spun butter / Deutsch: Gesponnene Butter / Español: Mantequilla hilada / Português: Manteiga fiada / Français: Beurre filé / Italiano: Burro filato /

Burro fuso ( pronounced "boor-roh foo-soh") is the Italian term for melted butter. It is butter mixed with a small amount of stock or wine, boiled, sieved and served with fish.

English: Rice porridge / Deutsch: Reisbrei / Español: Papilla de arroz / Português: Mingau de arroz / Français: Bouillie de riz / Italiano: Risotto di riso /

Bubud refers to the traditional Filipino rice wine from Ilocos province.

Beat refers to a culinary term which means to lift a mixture with a spoon, a whisk or an electric mixer to inject air and make the mixture smooth and creamy.

Deutsch: Rote Bete / Indian: Irumban Puli
The beetroot, also known in North America as the table beet, garden beet, red or golden beet, or informally simply as the beet, refers to any of the cultivated varieties of beet (Beta vulgaris) grown for their edible taproots, especially B. vulgaris L. subsp. conditiva. They are among the most commonly encountered varieties in North America, Central America, and Europe.

Deutsch: Buttermilch / Indian: Moru
Buttermilk refers to a number of dairy drinks. Originally, buttermilk was the liquid left behind after churning butter out of cream. This type of buttermilk is known as traditional buttermilk. The term buttermilk also refers to a range of fermented milk drinks, common in warm climates (e.g., the Middle East, Turkey, Pakistan, Southern part of India including Tamilnadu, pondicherry,Srilanka and the Southern United States) where unrefrigerated fresh milk sours quickly, as well as in colder climates, such as Scandinavia, Finland, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic. This fermented dairy product known as cultured buttermilk is produced from cow's milk and has a characteristically sour taste caused by lactic acid bacteria.

Deutsch: Brotfrucht / Indian: Kada Chakka, Cheema Chakka
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) is a species of flowering tree in the mulberry family, Moraceae, growing throughout Southeast Asia and most Pacific Ocean islands. It is also grown in the Leeward Islands and Windward Islands of the Caribbean. Its name is derived from the texture of the cooked fruit, which has a potato-like flavor, similar to freshly baked bread.