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Maotwana refer to the legs of a chicken. To prepare, the Maotwana are boiled to remove the hard skin, then thoroughly and carefully washed, salted, then fried. Friend Maotwana are sold in South Africa for a cheap price and therefore, often served to school kids because of their low cost. Maotwana is one of the foods found in South Africa..

Mazamorra Morada refers to Perus' purple maize and sweet potato starch jelly cooked with lemons, dried fruits , cinnamon and cloves. Mazamora Morada can be served warm or cold and with sprinkled cinnamon on the top.

Mchadi refers to Georgian corn or cornmeal bread that is so dense and heavy much like a brick or a paperweight. Mchadi is usually eaten with Lobio . Georgia is a small country in the Caucasus, surrounded on the north by Russia, on the east by Azerbaijan, on the south by Armenia and Turkey, and on the west by the Black Sea.

Matsoni refers to Georgian sour yoghurt drink. Georgian Matsoni or yoghurt is one fo the best in the world. It is made from boiled fresh milk and a bacterial starter and said to have certain medicinal qualities. Georgian yoghurt is made from cow's milk or even richer water buffalo milk. It is always shimmery with a pleasant tartness and never gelatinous just like other yoghurt available in the market. Matsoni can be eaten with warm meat, vegetables, Khachapuri , or blend with fresh honey or fruit depending on individual taste. It is eaten alobe for breakfast or added to soups, vegetable dishes and stews. Matsoni which comes straight from the farm has a quite different taste according to many from the store-bought yogurt. Georgia is a small country in the Caucasus, surrounded on the north by Russia, on the east by Azerbaijan, on the south by Armenia and Turkey, and on the west by the Black Sea.

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

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