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Capitán refers to a Peruvian cocktail made of Pisco and Vermouth.

Cachaça refers to the Brazilian sugarcane alcohol. It is referres to as the Brazilian "firewater" made from fermented sugarcane alcohol used in the popular drink Caipirinha; a Brazilian liquor made from distilled sugar cane juice Cachaca is distilled in such a way that the scent of sugar cane and rum are retained. While rum is distilled from molasses, Cachaca is distilled directly from the juice of the unrefined sugar cane. Before distillation, the juice ferments in a wood or copper container for several weeks, and is then boiled down to a concentrate. It is one of the most popular drinks in Brazil, and is used to make caipirinha and batidas . Cachaca is available all year-round and if not available, rum can be used as its substitute.

Champ refers to Irish food which consists of chopped spring onions blended with mashed potatoes, milk and butter while seasoned to taste with pepper and salt. The dish is one of simplicity and rather inexpensive to make. Likewise, Champ refers to one of Irish favorite foos of mashed potatoes served with a pool of melted butter. Each spoonful of Champ is dipped in the butter.

Coliban Potato refers to a variety of potato; a floury white fleshed potato that is good for mashing, baking and roasting and is used to make French fries. Coliban Potatoes are widely available and popular in Australia. Coliban Potato is an Australian variety, medium to late maturing, with attractive, white, round to oval tubers and shallow eyes. Good for boiling, baking, mash and chips and also good for microwaving. Coliban Potatoes were developed in the United Kingdom and was released in 1902..

Csiga Noodles refer to very small Hungarian egg noodles which are short , tubular pasta that are hollow inside and with a winding ridge spiralling up their sides. The pasta is made from a mixture of flour, eggs and water, then rolled and cut into small squares, which are then curled around a small iron or wooden rod. Csiga Noodles are made on special grooved Csiga boards made of wood or bamboo. To make Csiga Noodles, a 3/4-inch square of the dough mixture is rolled from one corner to the other with a dowel about as thick as a pencil. This makes it both hollow inside and grooved outside. Some Hungarians, however, just leave the square dough as is and never bother anymore to have the special shape, although Csiga Noodles is named as such as they are supposed to be snail-shaped. Csiga is the Hungarian word for "snail", hence Csiga Noodles are called as such because they are shaped like snails. Csiga Noodles are generally used in making soups. The cuisine at most village weddings includes a Chicken Soup with special Csiga Noodles that were traditionally believed to have fertility-inducing properties. Csiga Noodle is known in Hungarian as Csigateszta .

Chal refers to the fermented camel’s milk in the Central Asian region. Chal is described as a fizzy, refershing, tangy and surprisingly unappalling milk from this Region.