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Yayla Corbasi refers to a Turkish soup made with rice, stock yogurt and mint.
Yeasty refers to a wine "tasting term" referrring to a wine which is usually young and which retains the yeast-like flavors of fermentation.
Yedoro Wot refers to an Ethiopian stew made with spicy chicken and onion.
Yerba Mate Tea Set refers to the two-piece kitchen utensil which was discovered by the Guarani indians of South America to drink a Yerba Mate tea. Popularized in Argentina and Paraguay, Yerba Mate tea is made from Yerba Maté (lex paraguariensis) leaves steeped in hot water. To prepare, the ground leaves are soaked in cold water, then hot water is repeatedly added until the Yerba Maté’s components are extracted. Between each addition of hot water, the tea is sipped through a wooden or metal straw, called a Bombilla, that filters out the leafy material.
Yum Cha refer to Chinese sweet cakes and savories served with tea usually in the late morning. Tradionally, Yum Cha refers to a breakfast with dim sum with lots of Chinese tea.
Yum Goong refers to a Thai salad of grilled prawns seasoned with lime juice, sweet chili paste, lemon grass, onions, tomatoes and mint leaf which is served on a bed of fresh lettuce.

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