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The food glossary +++ 'Melocoton', 'Matamis na Bao', 'Macinato'
Masala Dosa refers to crispy crepes made of rice and lentil flour flavored with Masala and stuffed with chunks of spicy potatoes. Masala Dosa is a thin and crispy rice-lentil crepe filled with spiced potatoes and onions. It is vegetarian delicacy from South India. This South Indian breakfast dish has now become extremely popular all over India and abroad. Masala Dosa is usually served with chutney and a spicy lentil soup known as Sambar . The traditional Dosa is heated on a grill until it becomes golden and crispy, then wrapped with the savory fillings like spiced potatoes and rolled into a cone.

Manapua refers to one of Hawaii's popular snacks. Manapua is a steamed bun filled with Chinese barbecued pork; saimin, a Japanese noodle soup; Malassadas, Portuguese sugared donuts, and Pipikaula, Hawaiian-style jerked beef and other savory fillings. Moreover, Manapua is bready, doughy sphere filled with tasty fillings of sweetened pork or sweet beans. In the early days, a vendor, usually a Chinese man called "Manapua Man" would make his rounds with bamboo containers balanced on a rod over his shoulders selling Manapua. White or Whole-wheat Manapua of today, still contains containing chicken, vegetables , curry, and other savory fillings.

Megrim refers to a type flat sea fish.

Mastika refers to one of the quite popular drinks from Bulgaria. Mastika (???????) (47% vol), is a drink closely related to Greek Ouzo and Turkish Raki. It is usually drunk with ice, with water in a 1:1 mixture or with peppermint liqueur, called Oblak (cloud).

Mote con Huesillo refers to dehydrated peaches with stewed barley often in water or peach juice; cooked dried peaches and stewed corn served as a drink. Mote con Huesillo is one of the typical desserts from Chile.

Muhammara refers to a Middle Eastern spicy dip made from roasted red peppers and walnuts. Muhammara is eaten as a dip with bread. It can also be used as a spicy dip with kebabs, grilled meats and fish. The Lebanese also eat it as a spread on toast and it is a popular condiment and dip in Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. Muhummara can be served with grilled meats, fish and kebabs, or as a spread or dip for bread or pita. In western Turkey, Muhammara is called and known as Acuka . Muhammara is also spelled and known as Moohummara or Muhammarah.