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buffalo

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Common name for several species of cattle-like mammals (Bovidae) occurring in Africa south of the Sahara and in south-eastern Asia. The N. American Bison is sometimes incorrectly called...

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corn

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Genetics and Genomics.

Term used in the UK for wheat, in the USA for maize, and sometimes in Scotland and Ireland for oats; originally any grain. Kaffir corn is millet, kaffir manna corn is sorghum.

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curd

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Biological Sciences.

Clotted protein formed when fresh milk is treated with rennet; the fluid left is whey.

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pawpaw

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Asimina triloba. See Annonaceae and disjunct distribution.

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shiitake

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Plant Sciences and Forestry.

A mushroom-like fungus, Lentinula edodes (formerly Lentinus edodes) cultivated for food, e.g. in Japan.

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