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Jaffa Cakes
Jaffa Cakes are cookies (or sweet biscuits) that have a firm, spongey base. The base is spread with orange jelly and then topped with chocolate.

They were first made by McVitie's and launched in 1927. Many supermarkets have their own brands now, as do Marks & Spencers.

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Maki Sushi
Maki Sushi are pieces of sushi that are sliced from a roll of sushi.

To make it, you place a sheet of toasted nori seaweed on a flexible bamboo mat ("sudare" or "maki-su"), then a layer of sushi rice on top it, then a layer of filling.

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