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The food glossary +++ 'Jing leed', 'Jintan putih', 'Jalebi'
Joue is the French word for "cheek", a culinary term referring to the cheek of animals used as food, such as the cheek of pork (Joue de porc), cheek of beef (Joue de boeuf), Jeous de veau (cheeks of veal or calf), Joue de Broutard (cheek of young goat). After cleaning, removing the unnecessary parts of the cheeks, it can be stewed, braised or made into a civet. The cheeks of cod or monkfish are also used in Basque dish called Kokotxas.

Jal Jeera refers to an Indian beverage; a popular refreshing drink in summer, but is generally served as an appetizer as it said to wake up the taste buds. Jal Jeera is sometimes called Cumin lemonade, cumin seed cooler, or cumin water, etc. as it is made with iced water, ground cumin, mint, lemon juice and Kala Namak . The cumin makes this drink special as it aids in digestion, while mint has a cooling and refreshing effect. One of. the main ingredients is black salt or rock salt which acts as a digestive, called Kala Namak. In Hindi . “Jal” means water and “Jeera” means cumin, hence Jal Jeera is also sometimes called "Cumin Water" in English. Jal Jeera is very popular in Northern India where it is extremely hot. It is generally served with appetizers before a meal, but is also drunk between meals. It is an ideal drink for weight watchers as it is made without sugar and no artifical flavoring, it is a good substitute for soda drinks. Jal Jeera is also spelled Jal Jira

Jal Jira is another name for Jal Jeera or Cumin Water from India. Jal Jira is described as Indian spiced and salty lemonade, as it is made from cumin, mint, lemon juice, ice water and black salt. Jal Jira, though is one of the lesser known Indian drinks, but probably the most healthy drink. It has an unique flavor and is a good refreshement drink during the hot summer months. One of the essential ingredient of Jal Jira besides cumin is the Black salt called Kala Namak in India.

Jamaican Coffee refers to a cocktail made with Tia Maria, Cognac, dark Jamaican rum and coffee.

Jambon is the French word for "Ham", as in Jambon Persille , Jambon de Bayonne and many other French hams.

Jira refers to a small seed from an herb plant that is used in West African Roti .