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Deutsch: Mole / Español: Mole / Português: Molho mole / Français: Mole / Italiano: Mole

Mole in the food context refers to a traditional Mexican sauce that is complex in both its ingredients and flavors. Known for its depth and richness, mole is a hallmark of Mexican cuisine, encompassing a variety of family recipes and regional variations. The sauce typically combines chilies, spices, fruits, and sometimes chocolate, creating a unique blend of sweet, spicy, and savory elements.

English: Beef stew / Deutsch: Rindfleisch Eintopf / Español: Guisado de carne / Português: Ensopado de carne / Français: Ragoût de boeuf / Italiano: Stufato di manzo /

Mechado is a popular Filipino beef stew dish that features tender chunks of beef marinated and slow-cooked in a flavorful tomato-based sauce. This dish is known for its rich and savory taste, often accompanied by a medley of vegetables. Mechado is a beloved part of Filipino cuisine, enjoyed by many for its hearty and comforting qualities.

German: Marzipan

Mazapán, a sweet delicacy that originated in Spain and is popular in various countries, is a confection made primarily from ground almonds and sugar. This treat is known for its crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth texture, often shaped into small, round cakes or figures. Mazapán has a rich history and cultural significance, particularly in Spain and Latin American countries, where it is associated with celebrations and traditions.

Deutsch: Leckerei / Español: Golosina / Português: Petisco / Français: Friandise / Italiano: Leccornia /

Manchatty, also spelled as "manchatti" or "manchatty" in different regions, is a traditional cooking utensil commonly used in South India, especially in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. This versatile utensil is an integral part of South Indian cuisine and is known for its unique design and ability to impart a distinct flavor to various dishes. Manchatties are typically made of clay and are used for various cooking methods, including sautéing, frying, and simmering.

English: Macapuno / Deutsch: Macapuno / Español: Macapuno / Português: Macapuno / Français: Macapuno / Italiano: Macapuno /

Macapuno is a unique and sweet delicacy known for its creamy and jelly-like texture. It is a type of coconut variety that is distinct from the regular coconut you might be familiar with. Macapuno is often used as an ingredient in various Filipino desserts and sweets due to its sweet and sticky nature. Its versatility and delightful taste make it a favorite among those who love tropical flavors and desserts.

Manamis-namis is a Filipino descriptive word which means "mildly sweet", not the as sweet as sugar, sugar but of freshness.

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