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

Tapsilog refers to the Philippines' famous food combination made of Tapa (beef jerky for TA of TAPsilog), sinangag (fried rice for SI of TapSIlog) at itlog (fried egg for LOG of TapsiLOG). Tapsilog is usually eaten as breakfast food, but can also be eaten for lunch, dinner or snacks. Tapsilog is one of the famous new type of food combinations which is now part of the Philippine cuisine.

English: Thorns / Deutsch: Dornen / Español: Espinas / Português: Espinhos / Français: Épines / Italiano: Spine /

Toge is a Filipino word for Mung Bean Sprouts. Toge is usually or often used in the Philippines as an ingredient for Lumpia (Fried Spring Rolls). They cane also be sauteed with ground meat or shrimps which is called Ginisang Toge (Sauteed Mung Bean Sprouts) in the Philippines


Other definition:
Toge which also spelled Togue is a Filipino term meaning "mung bean sprouts"

Talong is a Filipino word for Eggplant. Talong is one of the kinds/varieties of vegetables (Gulay) in the Philippines. There are several kinds available in the Country which Ive already seen, not only the violet ones, but rarely found in the wet markets, the green and rounded and the long and green.

In an African shop in Germany, I saw a yellow variety, but what is always available, specially in Turkish and Moroccan Food Shops and in most local groceries/ shops are the big and oval or oblong.

Takoyaki refers to one of the popular street snacks from Japan that originated in Osaka. It is made of puffy creamy doughy balls with a piece of octopus inside served with a sauce. It is best when eaten piping hot. Frozen Takayoki is also available, but not comparable in taste from freshly made Takoyaki

Thabuot is the Burmese word for "Luffa", a kind of vegetable used for cooking. While living in Germany, I searched for this vegetable, but I never found some even in Asian stores.

In the Philippines, my home country we also eat this vegetable with "Misua", a flour noodle and we call this in my country Patola. (Please see related article and Pictures on Patola)

Tamper refers to the small, pestle-like device with a round, flat end used to distribute and compress the ground coffee inside the filter basket.

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