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The food glossary +++ 'Nilagang mais', 'Naejangtang', 'Nata de Coco'
Northern Flitting Dumpling refers to one of English desserts made of dates, walnuts, and syrup mixed with other ingredients and made into a pudding that is easily sliced and carried along when you're "flitting" from place to place.

Nilat-Ang Baka means boiled Baka (beef) with Vegetables which is a typical Cebuano dish. In Tagalos dialect this dish is called Nilagang Baka. Nilat-Ang Baka is made by slowly cooking the beef with correct spices and then the vegetables are added towards the end. It is said that short ribs is the best part to use when cooking Nilat-Ang Baka. Cebu is a famous city in the South or the Visayas Region of the Philippines.

Nasi Kunyit refers to Malaysian "Turmeric Rice". This dish is traditionally served during the Chinese and Malay festival , which is now sold at hawker stalls found in Penang. Nasi Kunyit is made from glutinous rice which is steamed together with grated turmeric, coconut milk, pandan leaves, ground black pepper and salt. It can be eaten plain with a bit of sugar or can be served with chicken curry. Penang is a state of Malaysia.

Niter Kibeh refers to Ethiopian clarified butter simmered with spices such as cumin, coriander , turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, or nutmeg before straining. Niter Kibeh is one of the spice preparations which usually used in Ethiopian cooking.

Nevzine refer to Turkish baked pudding with molasses. Nevzine is most famous dessert of Kayseri, Turkey. It is made of sesame puree, molasses, walnut and butter which is mixed and kneaded until they becomes a dough. Then this dough is baked and made wet with syrup. Nevzine is best when served with clotted milk cream. Nevzine is hard to find in regular patisseries, but in Kayseri where it is popular, it is available.

Nohut is the Turkish word for "chickpea" which is used in Turkey as an ingredient for many dishes, such as Iskembeli Nohut Yahnisi (chickpea stew with chopped tripes), Nohut Yahnisi (chickpea stew) and Etli Nohut (chichpea stew with meat sauce )