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Mie Celor, Palembang, South Sumatra – Indonesian Noodle Dish

A Palembang South Sumatra style of noodle and egg dish. With beansprout and fried shallots. The white sauce is made with mixture of “ebi” or dried shrimp that gaves unique taste.

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Some might say England’s greatest inventions were the steam engine and the Jaguar E-Type. We like to think shepherd’s pie -- minced lamb topped with mashed potato -- comes somewhere in that list.

Tastes best at the end of a gloomy, rainy day with an open fire licking at the chimney breast and Ricky Gervais insulting people on the telly. Which is lucky, as that’s what most days are like in England.

Yakiniku literally means "grilled meat" and refers to grilling bite-size pieces of meat - mostly beef and pork - on a grill at the table. Specialized yakiniku restaurants are among the most popular restaurant types in Japan and usually serve a wide variety of meat parts at multiple quality (and cost) levels.

A spiced layered cake, made mainly of egg yolk, flour and margarine/butter.

These pears can be cooked up on the top rack, or left on the grill for dessert while you eat the main course. They have a slightly sweet flavor and can be served up with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

With dozens of stands selling more than 300 flavors between them, Tokyo’s appropriately named Ice Cream City offers some of the planet’s more unusual ice creams, from soy chicken and orchid root to sea-island salt and unagi (eel). If you have more conventional tastes, Italian gelato and American ice cream sundaes are also availabl

Tonkatsu are deep fried pork cutlets. Tonkatsu is usually served accompanied by shredded cabbage or on top of cooked rice (katsudon). It is also a common addition to Japanese style curry rice (katsu kare).

Some of the planet’s best Indian ice cream can be sampled here, in the Hispanic Mission District. On offer are flavors such as chiku (sapodilla), cardamom, chai-tea, saffron, rose, and ginger, rarely found beyond the Indian subcontinent. Traditional kulfi (a frozen milk dessert) is also on the menu, plus lassi (yogurt drinks).

Malai Kofta is the vegetarian alternative to meatballs. It goes very well with Naans (tandoor-baked flatbread) or Jeera Rice.

Chanko nabe is the traditional staple diet of sumo wrestlers. There are many varieties of chanko nabe, which can be tried at one of the several specialty chanko nabe restaurants found around Ryogoku, the sumo district in Tokyo.

Crackers made from flattened Gnemon/Belinjo seeds.

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