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Pellkartoffeln (Pellkartoffel - singular) is the German word for boiled potatoes or potatoes boiled in their skins, usually served with butter, quark, and/or cream cheese. Pellkartoffeln which is also called Jacket Potatoes in English refer to potatoes in their skin baked in an oven. Pellkartoffeln is used as substitute for rice. It is served with various meat dishes together with Sauerkraut.

Parippu is the Malayalam word for lentils (Dals/Dhals). In India there are different varieties of lentils and they play an important part of Indian cuisine. The different knod of Parippu in Malayalam are: 1. Kadala Parippu (Bengal Gram/Dal) - Chickpeas/Garbanzos Beans/Kabuli Chana 2. Cherupayaru Parippu (Green Gram/Dal or Moong Dal) - available in whole or splitted varieties 3. Thuvara7Tuvara Parippu (Red Gram/Toor Dal) - are Yellow split peas/Yellow pigeon peas 4. Uzhunna Parippu (Black Gram/Dal/Black Beluga Lentils) 5. Chuvana Parippu (Masoor Dal) - Red Gram/Dal 6. Mudira - Horse Gram

Pakpako refers to a salad from the Philippines, particularly from the Ilocos Region of the country made from edible wild fern. Fern is called "Pako " in the Philippines. Edible and non-edible ferns are found in the Philippines. Edible ferns are mostly prepared as salad by boiling the young fern (pako) leaves mixing it with chopped tomatoes and a little bit of vinegar and salt. Best eaten with fried fish or meat.

Papa Arequipena refers to a dish made of potatoes topped with a peanut-cheese -chile sauce. Papa Arequipena is a Peruvian dish.

Papa Seca refer to a variety of potatoes that grown near the Andes that have been freeze-dried, a way of preserving them.

Parasol Mushroom is a small, brown mushroom shaped like a parasol, hence it is named as such. This variety of mushroom is best when eaten young.

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