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Bagoong is the Filipino term for fermented shrimps or fish, There are different varieties of Bagoong in the Philippines, the most well-known ones are Bagoong Alamang (fermented small shrimps), Bagoong Isda (fermented small fish), Bagoong Balayan (fermented fish from one place in Luzon famous for this fermented fish) and Bagoong Monamon (fermented anchovies).

Some places around the Philippines have their own version of Bagoong.

Deutsch: Basilikum / Indian: Tulasi
Basil, originally from South East Asia, but thoroughly familiar to Theophrastus and Dioscorides, is a half-hardy annual plant, best known as a culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, and also plays a major role in Southeast Asian cuisines of Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and the cuisine of Taiwan. Depending on the species and cultivar, the leaves may taste somewhat like anise, with a strong, pungent, often sweet smell.

Deutsch: Getränk / Español: Bebida / Português: Bebida / Français: Boisson / Italiano: Bevanda
A drink, or beverage, is a kind of liquid which is specifically prepared for human consumption. There are many types for drinks. They can be divided into various groups such as plain water, alcohol, non-alcoholic drinks, soft drinks (carbonated drinks), fruit or vegetable juices and hot drinks, such as hot chocolate. In addition to fulfilling a basic need, drinks form part of the culture of human society.

Deutsch: Backen / Español: Horneado / Português: Assado

Baking is a food cooking method that uses prolonged dry heat by convection, rather than by thermal radiation, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones. The most common baked item is bread but many other types of foods are baked.

Deutsch: Brühe
Broth is a liquid food preparation, typically consisting of either water or an already flavored stock, in which bones, meat, fish, cereal grains, or vegetables have been simmered. Broth is used as a basis for other edible liquids such as soup, gravy, or sauce. It can be eaten alone or with garnish.

Deutsch: Bier
Beer is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar. The starch and saccharification enzymes are often derived from malted cereal grains, most commonly malted barley and malted wheat. Most beer is also flavoured with hops, which add bitterness and act as a natural preservative, though other flavourings such as herbs or fruit may occasionally be included. The preparation of beer is called brewing. Beer is the world's most widely consumed alcoholic beverage, and is the third-most popular drink overall, after water and tea.