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The food glossary +++ 'Matamis na Bao', 'Murghi', 'Melktert'
Mustamakkara refers to Finnish blood sausage, black pudding. Mustamakkara literally means "black sausage" that is typical to the town of Tampere in southwestern Finland. Mustamakkara sausages are made with pork, pork fat, blood, barley or rye grits and flour, onion and salt. The brownish-black, grainy-textured sausages are boiled and fried, nowadays thrice baked in oven, and served hot with lingonberry jam. Essentially a version of blood sausage, Mustamakkara is a mixture of pig’s blood, crushed rye, flour, and pork that is stuffed into an animal intestine casing. Whether cooked over a fire, in an oven, or in a boiling pot of water, Mustamakkara is almost indefinitely served with a side dish of lingonberry jam. When enjoying the food in Finland, lingonberry jam will almost certainly be something that you will come across.

Maikolben is the German word for corn on the cob, corn cob or corncob. Corn on the cobs are usually available in the supermarkets when grill season is already open in Germany. Quite expensive. Some are already available parboiled that it only needs some heating and available in vacumn-packed containers and raw which can be used for grilling purposes.

Mirza Ghasemi refers to Iranian food made of mashed eggplant, squash, garlic, tomatoes and egg, served with bread or rice. This Persian Eggplant Casserole (it is a cross between casserole and a dip) is a popular dish in Iran. Mirza Ghasemi also known as Baademjaan Ghasemi.

Moelleux is the French word which means soft, mellow, tender, moist, sweet. Moelleux is French from the word "moelle", meaning bone marrow, this word means soft or mellow and refers to a rich, medium sweet white wine. It also means Gurnard, a kind of fish. Moelleux is pronounced "mwa leu"

Mlukhiyyeh refers to Jordan's stew made of spinach that is cooked with chicken or beef pieces and served with rice as a main course.

Mahshi refers to Jordanian dishes made of vegetables stuffed with rice and meat.