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Chestnut is a nut coming from the deciduous trees and shrubs from the beech family Fagaceae. Native in the Northern Hemisphere, the nuts are edible and the species are usually known as American, Chinese, European, and Japanese. Also, chestnuts...
Custard refers to various culinary preparations derived from a cooked mixture of milk, cream, and egg yolk. Its consistency varies depending on the amount of egg or thickener used. It can be as thin as a pouring sauce or...
Cantaloupe is a small fruit from the Cucurbitaceae family. Originating from France, the fruit is known to have a fragrant smell and it serves as a relative to melons, such as the Charentais melon. It is also called cantelope,...
Pasta is one of the food selections people commonly eat, especially in gatherings and events. Originated in Italy, the pasta noodle is made from unleavened dough of durum wheat flour mixed with water or eggs. As a food, pasta...
Okra, also called okro, ladies’ fingers, gumbo, and ochro, is a flowering plant from the mallow family. With the scientific name Abelmoschus esculentus, okra is known to come from Africa, Ethiopia, and South Asia. It is cultivated in tropical...
They say that bacon makes everything taste better. However, it seems like aficionados of this thin strip of heaven is deliberately turning their backs on the ill effects of bacon consumption on the health. While eating bacon once in...
Sesame seeds are seeds of the flowering plant from the Sasamum genus, which is also called benne. The plant is naturalized in tropical areas across the globe and it is grown for the seeds, which grow in pods or...
Corn, also called maize, is a large grain plant commonly eaten by man. It is first domesticated by the indigenous population in Mexico, but it is still a popular food selection today. In fact, it has been mechanically transformed...
Squid is one of the seafood commonly eaten by man. Coming from class cephalopoda and phylum Mollusca, they are great swimmers and some of them can fly for short distances when they are out of water. The seafood is...
Cottonfruit is a tropical fruit native in Southeast Asia. With the scientific name Sandoricum koetjape, it is believed that the fruit is native to Peninsular Malaysia and former Indochina. Its pulp is eaten raw and plain, though spices can...