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Tortarya refers to a kind of baked specialty from the Philippines, particulary from Sariaya, Quezon which is sweet, with saucer-like shape and laden with coconut.

Truite de Carreroles refers to one of the popular dishes from Andorra which is type of omelette with mushrooms.

Tuatua refers to a smaller and more plentiful version of the larger Toheroa, a bivalve from New Zealand. Both Tuatua and Toheroa are delicious, fleshy bivalves enjoyed in season.
Teifi is one of the cheeses that comes from Wales. It is made from cow's milk. It is an unpasteurized, organic, vegetarian cheese and according to its texture, it ranks among hard cheeses. It has 45% fat. The cheese is similar to Gouda and has a deep sunshine-yellow interior. Teifi is available in several varieties depending on the period of maturation. When young, the cheese has a fruity flavour, when aged, Teifi becomes hard and almost flaky. The affinage usually takes two to nine months. Sometimes nettles and cumin are added and smoked version is also available.John and Patrice Savage-Ontswedder were the creators of Teifi.

Tinda (Citrullus lanatus var. fistulosus / Praecitrullus fistulosus) also called Punjabi Tinda or Gourde Ronde de l'Inde refer to a variety of gourd small round fruits , about apple size, pale green and covered with soft fuzz and has a white flesh similar to zucchinis. Tinda is prepared in India in a number of ways, like cooking it with curry or served with eggplant, potatoes or other vegetables . Tinda is also listed in the menu of many indian restaurants. Tinda is also known as Akra Tinda, Baby Indian Pumpkin, or Apple Gourd.

Thompson Seedless refers to a grape variety which are white and seedless and of Turkish or Iranian origin. The name is also given to raisins that are made from these particular grapes, which are larger than currants but smaller than regular raisins, known as golden raisins. Thompson Seedless are enjoyed for their extra sweet flavor and is referred to in America as Sultana .