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Makisu refers to a bamboo mat; a sushi rolling mat that is used for rolling sushi; a bamboo rolling mat that is used to make sushi rolls. Makisu is a must for making the popular "California Roll".

Mbatata refers to Malawians cookies made with with sweet potato and cinnamon. Malawi is situated in south-eastern Africa.

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.

Morcón Antequerano refers to a kind of sausage made with tongue and chopped pork, seasoned with paprika. Morcón Antequerano is produced in Antequera in Andalucia, Spain

Maca refers to an Andean Root; a tuber with many body tonic properties some of which include energy and staminina. Maca is sold wide spread through out Perú in many forms. It is very common to find fresh Maca in its small tuber form.