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Urta a la Roteña or Urta refers to Spanish dish made of a special local red-skinned fish (Sea bream) that is usually cooked (baked) with tomatoes and onions.

Unu bona boroma is a Papua New Guinea dish consisting of boiled, sliced breadfruit in a sauce of fried bacon, onions, and chicken stock. Unu means breadfruit, which is an extremely popular fruit throughout the South Pacific.

Uudet Perunat is the Finnish for "new potatoes" referring to fresh potatoes of the first crop in the summer, cooked with dill. Uudet Perunat is a "must" food for Midsummer’s Eve for many Finns.

Uykuluk is the Turkish word for "sweetbread". In Turkey, Uykuluk specifically of lamb is made into a Kebab, however, it needs an acquired taste to be able to enjoy Uykuluk. It is said that Uykuluk is Turkey is highly addictive. Uykuluk is also used for making Kokoreç. Uykuluk are the sweetbreads around which the intestines are wrapped. Some vendors just use fat to wrap Kokoreç , but Uykuluk is important for real Kokoreç.

- Urfa (Peppers) : Urfa peppers is a variety of pepper from Turkey which take its name from the city which they are grown. Urfa comes from the region surrounding the city of Sanliurfa which is located in the south-central region of Turkey near the Syrian border. Urfa is known for its complex flavor and medium heat which compliment many dishes from vegetables to seafood to steak. The Urfa pepper is a large pepper with a rounded tip. When dried Urfa has an almost purple color, a mellow heat and a fruity and smoky flavor. Sanliurfa is one of the most famous regions in Turkey because of its pepper.

Utskho Suneli means Fenugeek in Georgia where dried and ground fenugreek is an important component of the herb and spice mixture called Khmeli-Suneli and usually a pinch is added independently to soups and stews.

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