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The food glossary +++ 'Urwarwa', 'Unagiya / Unagi Ya', 'Ubod'
Urfa Biber (Capsicum annum) refers to a is a sun-dried pepper that originated from Turkey and made into a rich pepper flake. This spice has an earthy, smoky edge that hints at chocolate and tobacco alongside a mild heat giving it a well rounded, complex flavor. Urfa Biber is similar to Aleppo in terms of heat level and it also has a wide range of uses and will enhance most any dish. Moreover, Urfa Biber is a dark reddish-purple color smoky chile pepper from Urfa, Turkey. The chilis are harvested, dried, then ground. The ground pepper provides just a moderate amount of heat and is used with meats and salads. Urfa Biber is also known as Urfa Chili Flakes, Urfa Pepper or Isot Pepper. Biber is the Turkish word for Pepper.

Udang Sambal Serai Bersantan refers to chili prawns (prawns cooked in chilis) with coconut milk served on top of rice and vegetables on the side. Udang Sambal Serai Bersantan is a seafood specialty of Brunei.

Urdu, an Indo-Aryan language spoken mainly in Pakistan and India. It is the national language of Pakistan and is closely related to Hindi , though a lot of Urdu vocabulary comes from Persian and Arabic, which is not the case for Hindi.

Ulster Fry refers to Northern Ireland's equivalent of the "English breakfast " which is also heart stopping. Ulster Fry's main ingredients are similar to an English breakfast, however, with a few modifications like the addition of the Irish Soda bread and Potato cake.

Usli Ghee refers to Indian pure clarified butter. In Indian homes, Usli Ghee is very expensive for everday coooking, hence, vegetable shortening also called Ghee is usually used instead of Usli Ghee..

Usukan mocnik (Twirled Porridge) which is also called Usukanci are a kind of dumplings from Slovenia that is made from flour and eggs, cooked in salted water and seasoned with cracklings. Usukanci can also be cooked in milk and seasoned with sugar. The dish is not typical for the Zasavje Region, since it is known elsewhere in Slovenia by the same name and method of preparation.

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