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Genoise refers to a very rich sponge cake made with eggs and butter. Genoise is used as the foundation for many other cake preparations, however, it may be eaten as is with whipped cream or fruit .

Guatemalan (Persea nubigena var. guatamalensis L. Wms.) refers to one of the three (3) species of Avocados. The other two (2) are West Indian and Mexican Avocados. Guatemalan Avocado has thick and often rough skin. It blooms in the spring, and ripens in the spring and summer of the following year. The following are the vareities of Avocados that belong to Guatemalan Avocado group: Anaheim, Ardith, Carlsbad, Dickinson, Esther, Frazer, Gordo, Green-Gold, Hashimoto, Hass, Hazzard, Hellen, Lamb Hass, Nabal, Pinkerton, and Queen,

Gimlet refers to a cocktail composed of sugar syrup , lime juice, vodka (or gin) and sometimes soda water.

Golden Cadillac refers to a creamy, gold-colored cocktail made from Galliano, white Creme de Cacao , and heavy cream.

Gibelotte refers to French dish; a fricassee of rabbit in red or white wine.

Groundnut is another wor for "peanut", grounduts is mostly used in African countries when they refer to peanuts.