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The food glossary +++ 'Oignon brule', 'Osang', 'Oignon pique'
Otaheiti Apple refers to a fruit said to be introduced from the Pacific by Captain Bligh. Otaheiti Apple is ear-shaped and ranges from pink to ruby red in color. This fruit is usually eaten fresh, though it can be packed in red wine or turned into a refreshing cold drink.

Omusubi is another term for Onigiri which refers to a Japanese snack made of rice formed into triangle or oval shapes and wrapped in Nori (edible seaweed). Traditionally, the Omusubi is filled with pickled salted plum fruit called Umeboshi, salted salmon, bonito shavings, Katsuobushi , or any other salty or sour ingredient. In practice, pickled filling which is used for Omusubi or Onigiri is used to preserve the rice. Since the Omusubi is one of the most famous and popular snacks in Japan, most convenience stores in Japan stock Omusubi in many popular fillings and tastes. Specialized shops, called Onigiri-ya, offer handmade rice balls for take out. Omusubi is also spelled O-Musubi .

O-Musubi is another term for Onigiri or Omusubi which refers to a Japanese snack made of rice formed into triangle or oval shapes and wrapped in Nori (edible seaweed). Traditionally, the Omusubi is filled with pickled salted plum fruit called Umeboshi, salted salmon, bonito shavings, Katsuobushi , or any other salty or sour ingredient.

Ovo-Vegetarians are people who consume Legumes, nuts, grains, seeds, vegetables , fruits , and eggs, but avoids milk

Over easy referring to an egg that is flipped when the white is nearly cooked and fried on the other side, with the yolk still being some what liquid

Oua is the Thai word referring to a "bean curry".