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Do you know your dukkah from your za'atar?

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  1. What is schnitzel?
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    A thin, breaded, and fried cutlet
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    A type of sausage
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    A type of cheese
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    A sandwich made with braised pork
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    Schnitzel is a thin, breaded, and fried cutlet.

    It is an Austrian dish made with pounded cutlets of veal breaded in flour, eggs, and bread crumbs. Get the recipe here.

    Schnitzel is a thin, breaded, and fried cutlet.
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  2. What is miso made out of?
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    Soy sauce
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    Seaweed
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    Garlic, scallion, and ginger
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    Fermented soybeans
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    Miso is made out of fermented soybeans.

    The popular Japanese ingredient is made by combining soybeans with koji (a type of mold) and letting it ferment.

    Miso is made out of fermented soybeans.
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  3. What is injera?
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    A chickpea stew
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    A style of braised meat
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    A type of flatbread
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    Raw seafood
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    Injera is an East African sourdough flatbread.

    It is known for its unique, spongy texture and is served with meats and stews. Get the recipe here.

    Injera is an East African sourdough flatbread.
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  4. What is mofongo?
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    A spice blend
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    Fried and mashed plantains
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    Meat cooked over an open fire
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    A dip made out of chickpeas
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    Mofongo is an Afro-Puerto Rican dish made from fried and mashed plantains.

    Fried plantains are mashed with olive oil, garlic, and a variety of mix-ins. Get the recipe here.

    Mofongo is an Afro-Puerto Rican dish made from fried and mashed plantains.
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  5. What is ube?
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    Purple yam
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    Shrimp cooked on skewers
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    A stew made with beans
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    Fried and mashed sweet potatoes
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    Ube is a species of purple yam popular in the Philippines.

    It is commonly used in desserts, ice creams, and milk teas around the world. You can buy it online here.

    Ube is a species of purple yam popular in the Philippines.
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  6. What is a tagine?
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    A spice blend
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    Salted beef
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    Raw seafood marinated in vinegar
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    A dish cooked in a specific pot
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    It is a Moroccan stew cooked in a cone-shaped pot.

    There are many variations of the classic dish. Get one recipe here.

    It is a Moroccan stew cooked in a cone-shaped pot.
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  7. What is za'atar?
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    A type of flatbread 
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    A spice blend
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    Preserved citrus 
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    Seafood stew
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    Za'atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend used as a condiment.

    It is usually made with dried thyme, sesame seeds, and sumac. Get the recipe here.

    Za'atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend used as a condiment.
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  8. What is dukkah?
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    A type of bread
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    A sauce made from fresh herbs and oil
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    A spice blend of herbs and nuts
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    Meat cooked over an open fire
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    Dukkah is an Egyptian spice blend of herbs and toasted nuts.

    There are countless recipes for the spice blend, but the most popular includes toasted nuts, cumin, coriander, and sesame seeds. Get the recipe here.

    Dukkah is an Egyptian spice blend of herbs and toasted nuts.
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  9. What is congee?
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    Pork fat
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    A vegetable stew
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    Rice porridge
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    Dumplings
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    Congee is a rice porridge popular in many Asian countries.

    It is prepared by boiling rice in a large amount of water and topping it with all kinds of delicious ingredients. Get the recipe here.

    Congee is a rice porridge popular in many Asian countries.
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  10. What is hoisin?
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    Chili oil
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    A thick sauce of soybeans, spices, and garlic
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    A type of cured meat
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    A style of cooking over high heat
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    Hoisin is a thick sauce of soybeans, spices, and garlic.

    It is used in stir-fry, as a glaze, and as a dipping sauce. Learn how to make your own here.

    Hoisin is a thick sauce of soybeans, spices, and garlic.
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