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Kampyo Japanese term for dried gourd that comes prepared in long, translucent brown strips like fettuccine.

Kakomi sushi refers to Nigiri sushi wrapped to hold in less solid ingredients. Kakomi sushi is also called Gunkan maki and Funamori, battleship roll and boat wrap, respectively

Kamaboko refers to Japanese fish cake made from pounded whitefish mixed with cornstarch, formed into a sausage shape and cooked
Kespe refers to a Kazakhstan noodle soup with radishes and peppers

Khauk-swe which refers to wheat noodles in a broth made with chili-marinated chicken is typical of Shan cuisine.

Kisielius refers to a special fruitcake which Lithuanian people prepare and enjoy at Christmas