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The food glossary +++ 'Yufka', 'Yusi', 'Yulmucha'
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.
Yakionigiri refer to Japanese grilled rice balls. Onigiri refer to rice balls Yakionigiri is also spelled Yaki-Onigiri or Yaki Onigiri
Yurts refers to Kazakhstan's cone-shaped tents of white felt stretched over a framework of wooden poles. Yurts are light and easy to assemble, dismantle and carry around. However, at presen times, Yurts have lost their former importance and are only used as temporary dwellings of Chabans or Shepherds at remote seasonal pastures. Kazakhstan's Chabans and their families have their permanent homes in rural settlements, where they live in modern houses.

Yam Chah is another name for "Dim Sum", a typical Cantonese food of small snacks cooked in bamboo steamers. In Hong Kong, Yam Chah is available all the time and is generally the meal when family members and friends meet over for tea or snacks on weekends and other important occassions.

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