Glossary K

The food glossary +++ 'Kinchay', 'Kalkag', 'Kakang Gata'

Kai Pad Met Mamuang Himmaphan refers to a Thai food/dish  made of chicken that is  fried with cashew nuts

Kada one of the sweet treats from the country of Georgia which is a traditional flaky pastry filled with butter and sugar.

Kareapela is the Malayalam word for Curry leaves . One of the important spice used in Indian cooking. In Kerala, South of India there is no cooked dishes without this very delicious and aromatic curry leaves. Every food cooked has to be tempered with Curry Leaves.

Kozhuva Achar is the Malayalam term for Pickled anchovies. It is made from fresh, cleaned and deboned Kozhuva (Anchovies) cooked/fried in coconut oil with lots of spices, such as mustard seeds (Kadugu/Kaduku), fenugeek, chili, onions and many more and of course Curry leaves . Kozhuva is also known in India as Netholi, Chooda and Podimeen.

Kapet is an Ilocano dish which is made of glutinous rice. It is similar to Tikoy or a Tikoy itself, but rolled with Latik . Tikoy is one of the popular Chinese foods introduced in the Philippines and has become one of Filipino sweets/desserts or snacks. Tikoy is made up of ground Malagkit (glutinous rice flour), wheat starch, lard, water, and sugar/condensed milk. It is a popular give away gift from the Chinese during the "Chinese New Year" in the Philippines in traditonal red boxes. Please see Tikoy and Latik

Kisra one of the staple foods in South Sudan which is a pancake-bread made from sorghum flour. South Sudan is one of the the countries in Africa which is bordered by Sudan to the north, Ethiopia to the east, Kenya, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, and the Central African Republic to the west.