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Mee Katang Cantonese-style noodles from cambodia which is usually cooked with various meat and vegetables in oyster sauce

Matoke also spelled Matooke refers to the plantain or plantain banana in Uganda, where Plantains are a staple crop. In Uganda, plantain bananas are usually wrapped in plantain leaves and steamed until tender. This dish can be made with or without the meat. Matoke is likewise a green banana which is usually steamed in its own leaves and mashed In Kenya, Tanzania, and Zanzibar, Matoke usually refers to plantains cooked with meat. Uganda is one of the countries in Africa which shares borders with Sudan to the north, Kenya to the east, Lake Victoria to the southeast, Tanzania and Rwanda to the south and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the west.

Mutabbal refers to a dip from Lebanon which is made with baked aubergines and garlic.It is a type of food popular in Lebanon, Syria and Turkey. It is usually served as a side dish Please see Mtabbal . Mutabbal is known in English as Baked Eggplant Dip and is also called Mutabbal, Moutabbal, Baba Ghannouj, Baba Ganushe, Baba Ghannuj. Lebanon lies to the east of the Mediterranean and shares borders to the north and east with the Syrian Arab Republic, and to the south with Israel/Palestinian Territory

Muqalab refers to a festive dish made of tripe cooked with crushed or ground spices. Muqalab is a popular dish in Muscat, Al Batinah, Dahira and Sharqiya regions of Oman. Muqalab is one of the many special dishes which are cooked in Oman for festive occasions that include the two (2) main religious festivals - the Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha. The Sultanate of Oman is one of the countries in Middle East and is located in the southeastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula.

Maqdeed refers to a special dried meat from Oman. It is one of the special foods prepared in Oman for for festive occasions that include the two (2) main religious festivals - the Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha. Maqdeed is popular in Dhofar and Wusta regions of Oman. The Sultanate of Oman is one of the countries in Middle East and is located in the southeastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula.

Mishkak refers to one of the dishes served during Eid festivities in Oman which is made of skewered meat that is grilled on charcoal. The Sultanate of Oman is one of the countries in Middle East and is located in the southeastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula.