When forwards,

I am a type of food.

When backwards,

I am something contained within the food.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ If only ragus were a sweet dish ... $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Jun 27 at 19:19
  • $\begingroup$ @Rand, I believe they often have brown sugar as an ingredient. $\endgroup$ – msh210 Jun 27 at 20:02
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor ragusa.ch/en $\endgroup$ – Florian F Jun 27 at 20:12

Perhaps it is

the Japanese food nori

which is

iron backwards.

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  • $\begingroup$ But nori does not have iron in it AFAIK $\endgroup$ – matt Jun 27 at 19:59
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    $\begingroup$ @matt According to wiki it does en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nori#Nutrition $\endgroup$ – Craftsman Jun 27 at 20:01
  • $\begingroup$ facepalm 4mtg $\endgroup$ – matt Jun 27 at 20:11

It could be



They are so good they are evil.

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  • $\begingroup$ Naras are 'evil'. They don't contain satan though. $\endgroup$ – user67612 Jun 28 at 17:33

Another possibility is

a BUN which can contain a NUB.

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