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Manjar blanco (literally, "white food") is a term used to refer to a variety of delicacies in the Spanish-speaking world. In Spain the term refers to blancmange - a sweet, white spread or pastry filling made with milk that can be found in various European countries as well as in the United Kingdom.

Manjar blanco in Spain and in other parts of Europe refers to a dessert, traditionally light brown in color although often colored by added ingredients, made with a mould with a consistency like gelatin (in fact modern varieties are often made with gelatin). Today the primary ingredients in Spain tend to be milk, almonds, corn starch or gelatin, and sugar.

This dish is mentioned in the famous novel "The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha" written by the Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes.

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