Glossary U

The food glossary +++ Popular Articles: 'Urwarwa', 'Unleavened bread', 'Upma'
Unleavened bread refers to a kind of bread that is made without the rising action of yeast. Flat breads are mostly unleavened bread or is an example of this kind of bread

Ugli or Ugli Fruit refers to a citrus fruit native to Jamaica that is thought to be a cross between a pomelo or grapefruit and a mandarin orange or tangerine, with a very bumpy yellow-orange skin and a sweet orange like flavor.

Ulam is the Bahasa Malaysian word which refers to raw vegetables or salad eaten with rice. The salad is made up of plant shoots, leaves of local herbs and vegetables such as cucumbers, cabbage and banana buds. This is a Malaysian traditional dish which is usually serves with Sambal belacan, a condiment made of chilies and Belacan, dried shrimp paste.

Umqombothi refers to a popular African beer that is made from maize which is mixed with Sorghum and yeast.

Moreover, Umqombothi refers to a traditional drink of South Africa, a home-brewed sorghum beer that is rich in Vitamin B and has a low alcohol content; a traditional grain-brewed beer which is milky in appearance with a yeasty, sour taste. Because of Umqombothi's nutritional value it is considered a type of food.

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