Glossary T

The food glossary +++ Popular Articles: 'The Glorious Food Glossary', 'Tinabal', 'Traditionally'

Deutsch: Tamarinde / Español: Tamarindo / Português: Tamarindo / Français: Tamarin / Italiano: Tamarindo

Tamarindo refers to the fruit of the Tamarindus indica tree, native to Africa but widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including India, Southeast Asia, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The tamarind fruit is pod-like, with a hard, brown shell enclosing a sticky, fibrous pulp and several seeds. In the food context, tamarind is celebrated for its unique sour-sweet flavor, which lends itself to a variety of culinary uses, from condiments and beverages to main dishes and desserts.

Deutsch: Tangigue Fisch / Español: Pescado Tangigue / Português: Peixe Tangigue / Français: Poisson Tangigue / Italiano: Pesce Tangigue

Tangigue fish, also known as Spanish mackerel, is a sought-after seafood in various culinary traditions, especially in the Philippines and other parts of Southeast Asia. This species is renowned for its firm flesh and rich flavor, making it a favorite ingredient in a wide range of dishes, from grilled and fried preparations to soups and ceviches.

Deutsch: Tocilog / Español: Tocilog / Português: Tocilog / Français: Tocilog / Italiano: Tocilog

Tocilog is a popular Filipino breakfast dish that combines the sweet and savory flavors of tocino with the simplicity of fried rice (sinangag) and a sunny-side-up egg (itlog), hence the name Tocilog, a portmanteau of its three components. Tocino refers to cured pork that is marinated in a mixture of sugar, salt, and various spices, then fried until caramelized. This dish is part of a larger family of Filipino breakfast dishes known as "silog" meals, which always include garlic fried rice and an egg alongside a meat dish.

Deutsch: Zwischenmahlzeit / Español: La hora del té / Português: Hora do Chá / Français: L'heure du thé / Italiano: L'ora del tè

Teatime is a traditional British custom that refers to a light meal or snack in the late afternoon, typically consisting of tea served with a variety of accompaniments such as sandwiches, scones, cakes, and pastries. This tradition is not only a culinary event but also a social occasion, offering an opportunity for relaxation and conversation.

English: Tamil Nadu / Deutsch: Tamil Nadu / Español: Tamil Nadu / Português: Tamil Nadu / Français: Tamil Nadu / Italiano: Tamil Nadu /

In the food context, Tamil Nadu, a state in the southern part of India, is celebrated for its diverse and flavorful cuisine, which is an integral part of its culture and tradition. Tamil Nadu's culinary offerings are characterized by their aromatic spices, variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, and extensive use of rice, lentils, and legumes. The cuisine is known for its balance of nutrition and taste, often incorporating a blend of six tastes (sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent) in a single meal.

Taho is a filipino term for drink made of soybean curd and syrup.

Related Articles

Lemon Rice ■■■■■■■■■
Lemon Rice refers to a dish from south India, but particularly a native rice dish from Tamil Nadu. It . . . Read More
Pesara Pappu Pulusu ■■■■■■■
Pesara Pappu Pulusu refers to a dish from Andhra Pradesh which is a spicy soup made of pulses, onions, . . . Read More
Bengali Kasundi (Chile Mustard Relish) ■■■■■■■
Bengali Kasundi (Chile Mustard Relish) : Bengali Kasundi also known as Chile Mustard Relish is the famous . . . Read More
Curd Rice ■■■■■■■
Curd Rice refers to rice specialty from South India. The different ingredients used to make this rice . . . Read More
Am dal ■■■■■■
Am dal is a very common dish in the Bengali's summer lunch menus. A combination of green mangoes and . . . Read More
Coconut Rice ■■■■■■
Coconut Rice refers to a south Indian vegetarian dish that is made primarily with Basmati rice and grated . . . Read More
Kadu Manga/Kadumanga Achar/Achaar ■■■■■■
Kadu Manga/Kadumanga Achar/Achaar is the Malayalam term for mango pickles made with cubes of fresh, tender, . . . Read More
Choora Achar/Achaar ■■■■■■
Choora Achar/Achaar is the Malayalam term for Tuna Pickles which is made from small cuts of fresh Tuna . . . Read More
Beetroot Achar/Achaar ■■■■■■
Beetroot Achar/Achaar refers to pickles made of Beetroots. One of the vegetables available in Kerala, . . . Read More
Kaarappoosa ■■■■■■
Kaarappoosa refers to a kind of lentil snack made from a mixture of different flours (Urad Dhal, rice . . . Read More