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Deutsch: Würzen / Español: Condimentar / Português: Temperar / Français: Assaisonner / Italiano: Condire /

In the food context, "season" refers to the process of adding flavor to food by using herbs, spices, and other ingredients.

Sayote is a filipino term for sechium edule, chayote, mirliton pear. Sayote also spelled Chayote is one of the vegetables in the Philippines. Sayote is often used for making Tinolang Manok, ingredient for Pancit and fresh Lumpia or cut thinly to make Ginisang Sayote (sauteed) with or without meat , but best when sauteed with peeled shrimps and ground pork.

Its scientific name is "Sechium edule". It is called in various names, such as Vegetable Pear, Chocho, Choco, Chow.chow, Christophine, and Mirliton or Mirliton Pear.

Chayote is a type of gourd that is commonly used in many cuisines, especially in Latin American and Asian cooking.

In the food context, "salade" is the French word for "salad". Salads are typically made up of a mixture of vegetables, fruits, grains, meats, and/or cheeses, dressed with a vinaigrette or other type of dressing.

English: Salsa / Deutsch: Salsa / Español: Salsa / Português: Salsa / Français: Salsa / Italiano: Salsa /

Salsa is the Italian word for "sauce ", covering a wide range of dressings and condiments. It also refers to dressing, dip, relish, curry. Salsa is a Mexican term for Sauce, too.

Sago is a Filipino word for tapioca pearls.

English: Vermicelli

Semiya refer to an Indian fine wheat noodles. Semiya are a speciality of India which are prepared with durum wheat flour and water. The Indian Semiya is egg free which make it different from then Western egg-laden Vermicelli. Semiya is available at Indian grocery shops and food stores. It is used to make the more than 500 year-old and traditional Indian dish called Semiya Payasam.

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