Glossary B

The food glossary +++ 'Brodetto', 'Batwan / Batuan', 'Banda'
Bitterbal refers one of Curacao's popular Dutch-inspired dish. Bitterbal is sausage meat formed into balls, coated in bread crumbs and fried, and is eaten for breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Bazelleh refers to a tomato based pea stew from Jordan which is served as the main course and served usually with rice.

Bigerades refer to a Seychelles fruit which are rather like kumquats , but are too sour to eat raw so are juiced or turned into marmalade.

Baldo Rice refers to a variety of rice which has a short , thick grain and is said to be recently derived from Arborio. Baldo Rice is commonly grown in Piemonte and some is exported to the United States. A good producer of Baldo Rice is Principato di Lucedio from the town of Trino. Many chefs like this variety of rice because it cooks quicker than all others. The farm called "Principato di Lucedio” rises in Trino, near Vercelli in the Piemonte region of northern Italy. It is located at the site of the Abbey of Lucedio where Cistercian monks introduced the cultivation of rice in the 15th century. Baldo Rice is also called Riso Baldo.

Bint al Sahn refers bread eaten with honey. Bint al Sahn is also described as a sweet bread made with eggs, flour and ghee . Bint al Sahn is one of the traditional foods of Yemen.

Break refers to bread stuffed with egg and meat which is considered as one of the traditional foods of Yemen.