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Mauka refers to an Andean tuber / edible root which looks like a small cassava, Mauka is cooked like yuca - boiled then fried.

Moule de Bouzigues refers to iodine-strong mussel from the village of Bouzigues on the Mediterranean coast of France. Bouzigues is a town in Hérault department in the Languedoc-Roussillon Region in southern France. Bouzigues is a center for oyster and mussel production as far back as the Greeks - the earliest fishers here lived in troglodyte caves along the shore - Bouzigues is one of the towns on the Etang de Thau in Languedoc Rousssillon. There is a popular museum in the town to explain the history and techniques of the production of oysters and mussels in the Etang de Thau. The oyster beds themselves are very photogenic, and best enjoyed by walking along the path along the edge of the etang.

Meringue refers to a mixture of stiffly beaten egg whites and granulated sugar then baked So simple! Our lip-smacking confectionery made from eggwhites and sugar. It's airy and crunchy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, yet it still melts in your mouth. Also availble: Meringue with Casoy (Cashews), a great addition to one of our classics Ingreditents: Sugar, Egg White, Vanilla, Flavoring. Shelf Life : 3 monthsonfectionery made from eggwhites and sugar. It's airy and crunchy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside, yet it still melts in your mouth. Also availble: Meringue with Casoy (Cashews), a great addition to one of our classics Ingreditents: Sugar, Egg White, Vanilla, Flavoring. Shelf Life: 3 months

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).

Manjar refers to a sweet brown spread that is used in almost every dessert or pastry found in Chile. Manjar is also a cake filling made from boiled milk and sugar. Some visitors say it tastes like caramel. Manjar is quite sweet and is used in many cakes and sweet dishes. Boiled milk and sugar is equal to caramel, indeed, Manjar is a caramel. I must find a recipe for Manjar. I think I would like to cook it , can be a nice alternative to honey which I used as bread spread for breakfast.

Maghreb is a term that is used to describe northwest Africa which includes Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia