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Deutsch: Fleischbällchen / Español: Albóndiga / Português: Almôndega / Français: Boulette de viande / Italiano: Polpetta

Meatball is a culinary term referring to a ball of ground meat mixed with other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, minced onion, eggs, butter, and seasoning. They are a versatile and popular dish found in many cuisines around the world.

Deutsch: Malaysia / Español: Malasia / Português: Malásia / Français: Malaisie / Italiano: Malesia

Malaysia is a country located in Southeast Asia known for its diverse and vibrant culinary heritage. The food culture in Malaysia is a blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian, and indigenous influences, resulting in a rich array of flavors and cooking styles.

Deutsch: Malayalam / Español: Malayalam / Português: Malayalam / Français: Malayalam / Italiano: Malayalam

Malayalam in the food context refers to the culinary traditions and cuisine of the Malayalam-speaking people from the Indian state of Kerala. Known for its diverse and flavorful dishes, Kerala cuisine incorporates a variety of spices, herbs, and ingredients native to the region, reflecting its rich cultural heritage and history.

Muntingia refers to a tree species known as Muntingia calabura, commonly called the Jamaican cherry, Panama berry, Singapore cherry, or strawberry tree. This tree is celebrated not only for its fast-growing nature and ornamental value but also for its edible fruit.

Deutsch: Hirse / Español: Mijo / Português: Milho-miúdo / Français: Millet / Italiano: Miglio

Millet refers to a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food. Millet is a staple in many developing countries and offers a robust, drought-resistant crop option. It includes several species such as pearl millet, foxtail millet, and finger millet among others.

Deutsch: Manju / Español: Manju / Português: Manju / Français: Manju / Italiano: Manju

Manju is a popular Japanese confection traditionally made from flour, rice powder, and buckwheat and filled with a sweet filling, most commonly red bean paste made from azuki beans. Originating in Japan, manju is often enjoyed as a dessert or a snack, particularly during tea ceremonies and festive occasions.

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