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Clementine

A clementine is a type of citrus fruit. It has a bright orange rind. They have a diameter of about 3 to 5 inches. Clementines are easy to peel and have no seeds. They are grown in California, and are usually available from November to January. Th ...

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict is a dish usually served at breakfast. It starts with a lightly toasted English muffin. The muffin is topped with cooked bacon or Canadian bacon, and poached eggs. The dish is completed with a small amount of hollandaise sauce. Many ...

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish made from fettuccine pasta tossed with Parmesan cheese and butter. This is an old and simple recipe, in Italy it is simply called Fettuccine al burro English: Pasta with butter. The Italian restaurateur Alfredo ...

Poularde Albufera

Poularde Albufera, is a chicken dish named in honour of the Duke of Albufera. It sometimes credited to French chef Adolphe Duglere, who invented several other dishes. However, as Duglere was only ten years old when Albufera fell out of favour wit ...

Sachertorte

Sachertorte is a chocolate cake with a chocolate icing and a apricot jam filling. It is a typical sweet from Vienna. It is named after Franz Sacher, who invented the recipe.

Williams pear

The Williams bon chretien pear, commonly called the Williams pear, or Bartlett pear in the U.S. and Canada, is the most commonly grown variety of pear in most countries outside Asia. It is a summer pear, not as tolerant of cold as some varieties. ...

Almond

The almond, Prunus dulcis, is a small tree in the family Rosaceae. "Almond" is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated nut of this tree. The fruit of the almond has an outer hull and a hard shell with the seed or nut inside. Shelling al ...

Cashew

The cashew is a tropical tree in the flowering plant. The plant is native to northeastern Brazil. It is now widely grown in tropical climates for its cashew nuts and cashew apples.

Macadamia nut

The macadamia nut is the fruit of a tree that first came from the east coast of Australia. There is more than one kind of Macadamia tree. Only one kind is grown for food. The tree is an evergreen stays green all year long. It grows up to 25 feet ...

Peanut

A peanut is a plant in the legume family, Fabaceae. It is native to South America, Central America and Mexico. Peanuts are annual herbaceous plants growing 30 to 50 cm tall.

Pecan

The pecan is a species of hickory nut, native to south-central North America, in the United States from southern Iowa, Illinois and Indiana east to western Kentucky, North Carolina and western Tennessee, south through Georgia, Alabama, Mississipp ...

Pine nut

Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pines. About 20 species of pine produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting. Other pines have edible seeds too small to be useful as a human food. Pine nuts have been eaten in Europe and Asia since the Pale ...

Quinoa

Quinoa is a species of goosefoot. It is a grain-like crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. Quinoa is not a real cereal, or grain, but more of a vegetable, as it is not a member of the grass family. As a chenopod, quinoa is closely related to ...

Walnut

Walnut trees, genus Juglans, are plants which mostly grow in the northern hemisphere. They can reach ten to forty metres in height. They are used for timber. The wood is very hard, and dark in color. It is mostly used in furniture. The fruit is e ...

7-Eleven

7-Eleven is an American brand of convenience stores that owns around 58.300 stores in 17 different countries. The first 7-Eleven is in the city of Dallas. The company that owns it, Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd., is in Tokyo. Seven-Eleven Japan is ...

Corn dog

A corn dog is a sausage on a stick coated in a thick layer of cornmeal batter and deep-fried. The sausage used in a corn dog is usually the same types that are used in hot dogs. It is a popular type of fast food or street food. Corn dogs originat ...

Fishstick

Fishsticks or fish fingers are a type of food probably invented in the United Kingdom. They are made of a whitefish like cod that is battered and breaded. They are often eaten with tartar sauce, cocktail sauce, or ketchup. Fishsticks are popular ...

French fries

French fries, are a type of food made out of potatoes that originated in Belgium. The potatoes are cut into thin strips and fried in oil. In the UK chips are seen as different to fries with chips being thicker cut than the thinner fries. They are ...

Jollibee

Jollibee is the largest fast-food chain brand in the Philippines, operating a network of more than 1.400 stores. A dominant market leader in the Philippines, Jollibee enjoys the lion’s share of the local market that is more than all the other mul ...

Pav bhaji

Pav bhaji is a fast food dish from India. It consists of a thick vegetable curry served with a soft bread roll. Its origins are in the state of Maharashtra.

Pot Noodle

Pot Noodle is a type of cup noodle sold in the United Kingdom. They contain noodles, soya pieces, vegetables, and seasoning powder with a packet of sauce that can be added to taste.

Take-out

Take-out or takeout is food prepared in a restaurant that is eaten somewhere else. A concept found in many ancient cultures, take-out food is now common worldwide. There are any number of different cuisines and dishes to choose from. The concept ...

Vada pav

Vada pav is a vegetarian fast food dish native to the state of Maharashtra.The dish consists of a deep fried potato dumpling placed inside a bread bun sliced almost in half through the middle. It is generally accompanied with one or more chutneys ...

Akara

Acaraje is a type of fritter made from cowpeas. It is the most popular street food in the north eastern state of Brazil, Bahia. The recipe for acaraje was introduced to Bahia by slaves who came from Yorùbaland during the colonial period. In Niger ...

Fish and chips

Fish and chips is a traditional British food that originally came from the UK. It is a popular kind of fast food in some parts of the world. As the name says, it is made of chips and a deep fried fish fillet. Shops and restaurants that have fish ...

Fritter

A fritter is a fried food. The food is a portion of batter or breading. It is filled with either meat, seafood, vegetables or fruit. In the United Kingdom, fritters can be with fish and chips. There is also a food item, like an apple ring or a sl ...

Frozen dinner

A frozen dinner is a kind of ready-to-prepare meal, or convenience food. Frozen dinners are prepared in bulk, cooked until ready to serve, divided into single servings for freezing, to be reheated later. An entree of meat or other protein is incl ...

Fruit

In botany, a fruit is a plant structure that contains the plants seeds. To a botanist, the word fruit is used only if it comes from the part of the flower which was an ovary. It is an extra layer round the seeds, which may or may not be fleshy. H ...

Açai palm

The Açai palm is a type of palm tree. There are seven different types of Açai palms. The tree grows in Central and South America. It has a black-purple fruit about the size of a grape called a euterpe. The seed inside is very big. The fruit grows ...

Aggregate fruit

An aggregate fruit is a fruit that develops from a single flower, but the flower has more than one ovary, and the ovaries join together as the fruit grows. A fruit that grows from just one flower that contains just one ovary, is not an aggregate ...

Aubergine

The aubergine is a plant. Its fruit is eaten as a vegetable. The plant is in the nightshade family of plants. It is related to the potato and tomato. Originally it comes from India and Sri Lanka. The Latin/French term aubergine originally derives ...

Banana

A banana is the common name for a type of fruit and also the name for the herbaceous plants that grow it. These plants belong to the genus Musa. They are native to the tropical region of southeast Asia. It is thought that bananas were grown for f ...

Carob

The carob is a species of flowering evergreen tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. Its scientific name is Ceratonia siliqua L. It is widely grown for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens. The ripe, dried pod is often ground to carob ...

Coconut palm

The coconut palm is a palm tree in the family Arecaceae. It is a large palm, growing to 30 m tall. It has leaves that are 4–6 m long. The term coconut refers to the fruit of the coconut palm. The coconut tree is a monocot. There are many coconut ...

Compound fruit

The term compound fruit is sometimes used when it is not clear which of several fruit types a fruit belongs to. A compound fruit is "composed of two or more similar parts". A compound fruit may be: A multiple fruit, in which several flowers, each ...

Date palm

The date palm is a tree. It has been cultivated for a very long time because of its fruit. The tree is between 15 and 25 metres high. It has long leaves that look like feathers. Such leaves are called pinnate. The leaves can grow to 3 to 5 metres ...

Dragonfruit

Pitaya fruit, pitahaya fruit, commonly known as the dragon fruit, is a fruit from Central America, South America, and Asia. It has a light sweet taste, an intense shape and colour, and has a texture of between that of a kiwi and an apple. In addi ...

Egg Fruit

The egg fruit tree is approximately 8 meters tall and bears oblong fruits that range from 7-12 centimeters in length. The fruits can vary in shape, some with a straight pointed end others curved at the tip. When ripe, the Egg Fruit turns a golden ...

Feijoa

The feijoa is the fruit of Acca sellowiana, an evergreen shrub or small tree, 1–7 m in height. It comes from the highlands of southern Brazil, parts of Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay and northern Argentina. They are also grown throughout Azerbaijan, ...

Fig

Fig is a soft, sweet fruit. Its skin is very thin and has many small seeds inside of it. There are more than 850 kinds of Ficus, the fig tree. The fruits can be eaten when ripe and when dried. Figs grow in warm climates. Sometimes, figs are made ...

Grape

Grapes are the fruit of a woody grape vine. Grapes can be eaten raw, or used for making wine, juice, and jelly/jam. Grapes come in different colours; red, purple, white, and green are some examples. Today, grapes can be seedless, by using machine ...

Guarana

Guarana or Guarana, Paullinia cupana, is a shrub or small tree in the Sapindaceae family. It is native to Venezuela and northern Brazil. The seed of the Guarana fruit is a stimulant with thermogenic and diuretic properties. The guarana fruits col ...

Hawthorn

Crataegus is a large genus of shrubs in the family Rosaceae. They are found in Europe, Asia and North America. The name hawthorn used to be used for the species found only in northern Europe but is now used for the entire genus. The same name is ...

Jabuticaba

Jabuticaba, also known as Brazilian grapetree or jaboticaba, is a tree in the family Myrtaceae, native to Brazil. It is unusual in that it appears to blossom right out of the bark and trunk of its tree. The tree may even look covered in purple wa ...

Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit is a fruit. It has an oval shape. It is green on the inside with small black seeds that can be eaten. The kiwi has furry brown skin that is edible but is usually removed. The skin is relatively thin. The kiwi is native to South China. T ...

Legume

A legume is a type of dry fruit. It is usually produced by plants in the family Fabaceae. Legumes can be a variety of fruits: peas and beans are types of legumes.

Medlar

The medlar is a tree and the name of the fruit of this tree. Its Latin name is Mespilus germanicus, or "German medlar", but it is not from Germany. It grows in the Near East and South-Eastern Europe, and the Romans took it to Germany. Near the Ca ...

Olive (fruit)

The olive is the fruit of the olive tree. It is an important food crop in countries around the Mediterranean Sea, and places with a Mediterranean climate. It is a healthy food but rather fatty. It has olive oil, one of the fattiest cooking oils i ...

Peach

The peach is a species of the Prunus persica, and is a fruit tree of the rose family Rosaceae. They grow in the warm regions of both the northern and southern hemispheres.

Plantain

The plantain is a crop from the genus Musa. Its fruits are edible, and are generally used for cooking. This is different from the soft and sweet banana. Dessert bananas are more common to import in countries in the European Union or the United St ...

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