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Deutsch: Tinola / Español: Tinola / Português: Tinola / Français: Tinola / Italiano: Tinola

Tinola is a traditional Filipino soup that is both nourishing and flavorful, primarily made with chicken, green papaya, and chili pepper leaves or malunggay (moringa) leaves. It is a staple dish in Philippine cuisine, known for its soothing broth flavored with ginger, onions, and fish sauce.

Traditionally, it is made from chicken meat, a vegetable like green papaya or chayote, and a dark leafy vegetable like the leaves of the pepper plant (Dahon ng Sili) or malunggay, ginger and onion. However, since the Philippines is composed of many regions, there are several varities of Tinola made of other kinds of meat and vegetables

Other vegetables added to the Tinola are: Upo as a substitute for papaya and spinach as a substitute for the leaves of the pepper plant,

Deutsch: T-Bone / Español: T-Bone / Português: T-Bone / Français: T-Bone / Italiano: T-Bone

T-Bone is a popular cut of steak that includes a T-shaped bone with meat on both sides. It is derived from the short loin section of the beef cattle and features two different textures and flavors of meat: the tenderloin and the strip.

Deutsch: Tzatziki / Español: Tzatziki / Português: Tzatziki / Français: Tzatziki / Italiano: Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a traditional Greek dip or sauce made primarily from yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, and various seasonings. It is known for its refreshing and creamy texture and is a staple in Greek cuisine.

Deutsch: Steckrübe / Español: Nabo / Português: Nabo / Français: Navet / Italiano: Rapa

Turnip in the food context refers to a root vegetable known scientifically as Brassica rapa. Part of the cruciferous family, turnips are widely cultivated for their white, fleshy taproot, although their greens are also edible and nutritious. Turnips are a versatile ingredient in various culinary traditions, appreciated for their slightly sweet and peppery flavor.

Deutsch: Trüffel / Español: Trufa / Português: Trufa / Français: Truffe / Italiano: Tartufo

Truffle in the food context refers to a type of edible fungus that grows underground near the roots of certain trees. Truffles are highly prized in culinary arts for their distinctive aroma and deep, earthy flavor, which can enhance a variety of dishes from simple pastas to luxurious gourmet creations.

Deutsch: Laden / Español: Tienda / Português: Loja / Français: Magasin / Italiano: Negozio

In the food context, Tindahan refers to a small store or shop in the Philippines that sells a variety of food items alongside other everyday necessities. These can range from small, family-run corner shops to slightly larger grocery outlets. In many Filipino communities, the tindahan is a crucial source of daily essentials, offering everything from fresh produce, snacks, and canned goods to beverages and household items.

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