In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fruit)ciruela claudia femenino
- Cover and leave to simmer for 15 min, stirring regularly to crush the greengages down to a pulp.
- Many consider greengages to be one of the finest dessert plums.
- Bake the tart for 50-60 minutes, until the almond filling is cooked and the plums or greengages are tender.
- The green skin may not indicate sweetness but ripe greengages are mouth-watering when eaten raw and they make excellent jam or purées for pies and puddings.
- If they are greengages, they'll be sweet and suitable for eating.
2(tree)ciruelo claudio masculino
- Residents are now planning to plant another 70 trees, including cherry and greengage, at the orchard, off Leigh Road.
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