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Sapphire Potato refers to a variety of potato; a spectacular purple potato with rich purple flesh that maintains its color when cooked. Sapphire Potato makes the most striking mashed potato.

Shiro Goma is the Japanese for "sesame seed." Shiro Goma is a variety of hulled white sesame seed used in many Asian recipes, like stir-fry. Shiro Goma is pronounced "shee-roh goh-mah".

Serai is the Malaysian and Indonesian word for "Lemon Grass" or "Lemongrass ". In Indonesia, Serai is also called Sereh.

Short Ribs refer to a popular cut of meat from beef cattle, a part of the beef rib beside the vertebrae. It is also described as the rib ends of beef between the rib roast and the plate. Short Ribs, likewise refer to rectangles of beef about 2 inches by 3 inches, usually taken from the chuck cut that consisted of layers of fat and meat and contain pieces of the rib bone. The meat comes in thick pieces, attached to wide pieces of bone. Short ribs are a quite tough cut of beef that is easy to find at any good butcher, hence they require slow, long, moist-heat cooking as in a French classic beef stew called Pot-Au-Feu , and Galbi Jjim (Galbijjim) which is a Korean dish of braised short ribs simmered over a long period. Short ribs can also be grilled or broiled, as in Korea's Sogalbi -Gui in which the short ribs are marinated and grilled over charcoal. Beef short ribs are larger and usually more tender and meatier than the pork counterpart which is called Pork Spare Ribs.

- Shorba (Shorva) : Shorba also spelled Shorva is the Indian word for "Soup". Examples of Indian soup or Shorva are Dhal Shorva, an Indian creamy lentil soup, Sabzi Shorva, Hara Shorva, Churkani, Dahi Shorba and Palak Shorba .

Singgang Ikan refers to a classic fish soup from Malaysia's east coast. Singgang Ikan is made with whole tuna or mackerel and tamarind paste.