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Foods That Start With L
List of Foods That Start With L
- Linzer Torte
- Lima Beans
- Lo Mein
Food That Starts With L | Facts & Pictures
In German cuisine, Schweineschmalz is the melted fat, or lard of a pig, whereas Griebenschmalz is Schweineschmalz mixed with pork cracklings — bits of pork fat that have been fried to a crisp. Griebenschmalz and Schweineschmalz are used to spread over bread, much like butter.
In French and other European cuisines, Foie gras is duck or goose liver that is the result of force-feeding the waterfowl. Though considered a gourmet food in France, Foie gras is banned from production in several countries, and some vendors refuse to sell it, even where it is considered legal.
The world’s largest lollipop was produced in Burlingame, California on July 18th, 2012. It weighed 7,003 pounds and was four feet, eight and three-quarters inches long, three feet, six inches wide, and five feet, eleven inches tall. It also had a stick eleven feet, ten inches tall.
In Mexican cuisine, Sopa de Lima (Lime Soup) is a mixture of chicken, lime juice, and varying degrees of tomatoes, chilies, onions, cilantro, and other spices. The dish can be served with avocado or tortilla chips — and hails from the Mexican state of Yucatan.
In Morrocan cuisine, preserved lemons are fresh lemons that have been pickled in salt and water. They are used to make a dish known as Djej Makalli, a chicken dish that is cooked with preserved lemons and olives.
In Neopolitan cuisine, Lasagne di Carnevale is a lasagna dish that contains pork sausage, pork ribs, minced pork/veal, hard-boiled eggs, tomato-based meat sauce, lasagna noodles, ricotta cheese, and other cheeses. It is served during carnival festivals in Naples, Italy.
In Nordic, Central, and Eastern European cuisine, lingonberry jam is made by boiling lingonberries with water and sugar. Lingonberry jam is served with black puddings, herring, stews, meatballs, and can be used as a spread on bread.
Linzer torte, or a nut and jam-topped shortcake pastry common in Swiss, Hungarian, Austrian, and German cuisine, is typically served on Christmas. In North America, smaller versions of the dessert feature jam inside layers of cookies, covered with powdered sugar — and are called Linzer Tarts.
In Native American cuisine, Succotash is a combination of cooked corn (maize), lima beans, and sometimes tomatoes and peppers. Succotash was introduced to European colonists by the Narragansett people in what is now Rhode Island, in the 1600s.
In Cantonese cuisine, traditional lo mein is a dish of egg noodles and steamed vegetables served dry with a dish of soup broth on the side. In Chinese American cuisine, lo mein is a stir-fried egg noodle dish with vegetables and either chicken, pork, beef, or seafood.
In Nordic cuisine, lutefisk is pickled cod or whitefish. The fish is soaked in water and lye, salted, and cooked. It is commonly served at Christmas feasts.
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