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Sushi Japanese food

Sushi is a Japanese dish of prepared vinegared rice (鮨飯, sushi-meshi), usually with some sugar and salt, accompanied by a variety of ingredients (ねた, neta), such as seafood, often raw, and vegetables. Styles of sushi and its presentation vary widely, but the one key ingredient is “sushi rice”, also referred to as shari (しゃり), or sumeshi …

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Lose weight

In recent years, classical diets that fight obesity or help to reduce weight have been swapped for interchanging diets. Interchanging means that it changes or has to be modified from person to person so that they work with an individual’s own biological mechanism. These newer diets target hormones, but the downside to them is that, …

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Slower rate hike pace expected

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS Federal Reserve (Fed) policymakers expressed growing concerns at their meeting last month about potential threats to the U.S. economy, including turbulence in financial markets, plunging oil prices and slowing growth in China and other emerging markets. Minutes of their discussions released Wednesday showed Fed officials acknowledging that the developments made it difficult …

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Sea beans

Drift seeds (also sea beans) and drift fruits are seeds and fruits adapted for long-distance dispersal by water. Whether you call them sea beans, Salicornia or saltwort, they are a fantastic dish to have on your table. Not quite hardy enough to be the main course, sea beans are more of an appetizer or a side …

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Sarma

With its presence in cuisines around Anatolia, the Middle East, the Balkans and Central Europe, “yaprak sarma” is a dish made of vine leaves rolled up with a filling, usually of minced meat, rice and various chopped nuts. It was a part of the Ottoman kitchen, to where it probably came from somewhere in the …

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kumpir

Kumpir are Turkish style baked potatoes – once they come out of the oven they are cut open and the soft potato inside is mixed together with butter and cheese until it’s smooth and creamy. Then add your favourite toppings. Even though it wasn’t completely Turkish in the beginning, Kumpir is a dish that Turks …

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