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Halvah refers to a Middle Eastern candy made from ground sesame seeds and honey, and sometimes, dried fruit or nuts. Halvah also spelled as Halva or Halwa is a popular Indian dessert made with various vegetables and flour. It is made from carrots and pumpkin in South of India or Wheat or Besan flour.

Ham hock refers to the lower portion of a hog's hind leg, often used to flavor soups, beans, vegetables and stews. Moreover, it is a pork cut taken from the ankle joint on the leg of a pig, usually the foreleg. Ham Hocks are available fresh, smoked or cured. The Hock is used to flavor soups, stews, collard greens, and other slow-cooked or boiled dishes. This piece of meat may also be referred to as a cut from the shank or a shank cut.

Hamantaschen refer to "pastries" with poppy seeds, apricot, prune or honey filling. It is a Jewish dessert; a three-cornered Jewish cookies filled with poppy seed, prune, or other dried fruit mixtures. Hamantaschen, moreover, are triangular cookies filled with poppy seed, prune, or apricot. It is prepared by making the Hamantaschen cookie dough, then the preparation of the scrumptious filling. Fresh poppy seeds are available in Jewish, Polish, Middle Eastern, or gourmet markets. It can be used whole for a filling with a crunchy texture or can be made into a smooth filling by grinding the poppy seeds in spice or coffee grinder. Personal Note: I love poppy seeds on cakes and tarts. It is one of the best things that happen to me in Germany. Although, it is very nice to have its crunchy texture, eating cake with the smooth grinded poppy seeds is heavenly.

Hamborgarahryggur refers to a glazed rack of ham which is traditonally a part of Christmas food in Iceland. Hamborgarahryggur is traditonally also a Danish meal

Haako steamed couscous served with a vegetable sauce . It is one of the specialties from Gambia Gambia is situated on West Africa's Atlantic coast. It is the smallest and westernmost mainland African nation.

Hapuupuu is the Hawaiian term for grouper, a sea bass (a kind of fish) whose use is hs already expanded from ethnic to non-ethnic restaurants.