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Gomi refers to a Georgian dense pasty dish made from cornmeal or wheat flour cooked without spices. It is served hot with spicy dishes, instead of bread. Gomi is similar to talian polenta or Romanian Mamaliga . Gomi is available in local supermarkets in Georgia. Gomi is very easy to cook, it is just made from a mixture of cornmeal, salt and water ( 1 cup cornmeal to 2 cups water). The mixture is cooked in a pan until it is thick and steaming. Gomis can be eaten with a variety of sauces poured on top of it. It is used as a compliment to a dish.

Grybai refer to Lithuanian mushroom-shaped gingerbread cookies.

Gaeta refers to an Italian black olive, dry-salt cured, then rubbed with oil. It has a wrinkled appearance and mild flavor. They are usually packed with rosemary and other herbs.

Gargotte is the French word for cheap resturants that serves basic food in Tunisia

Gurda is the Hindi word for "Kidney". This refers to the kidney of animals, like pig and chicken which organs like the kidney is used for food, as in Gurda Kebab which is a marinated kidney skewered and cooked in the Tandoor .

Gastronom (Gastronome) is a German word that refers to a person who appreciates fine food; a lover of food and wine; a gourmand. Gastronom is also known or called as Feinschmecker, Genießer (Geniesser); Genussmensch.