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akamu

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Nigerian;

cereal products produced by boiling the starchy extract from fermented maize, millet, or sorghum, used especially for infant feeding.

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boza

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Balkan;

a thick sweet-sour fermented beverage made from various cereals (commonly bulgur wheat or millet), cooked in water and then crushed before fermenting with yeast.

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cereal

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[Ge]

A general term covering a range of barley, wheat, oats, and rye.

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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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fonio

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A variety of millet, Digitaria exilis, important in West Africa, also known as hungry rice.

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jug-jug

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Caribbean (Barbadian);

minced meat and pigeon peas cooked with millet, served as an accompaniment to ham or roast chicken.

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ogi

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West African;

porridge prepared from fermented maize, sorghum, or millet.

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orphan crops

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Food crops that are widely consumed by poor populations, for which there is little commercial market, including cassava, some legumes, and coarse varieties of millet.

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pombé

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African beer prepared from millet; also known as kaffir beer. Commonly associated with iron overload, since it is frequently brewed in iron drums, and alcohol increases the absorption of...

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ragi

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1 Dried balls of starter containing moulds, yeast, and bacteria on cereal or starch, used as a starter inoculation for production of lao-chao, saké, tapé, and other fermented...

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