In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are dinosaur shaped biscuits, and fairy cakes scattered with tiny, dinosaur shaped hundreds and thousands.
- For dessert, I ordered a chocolate and orange mousse served in a ramekin and topped with chocolate hundreds and thousands.
- Cakes covered with these relatively simple icings are often further decorated with the addition of glacé cherries, angelica, silver dragées, hundreds and thousands, etc.
- Nursery delicacies included bread and sugar, bread with hundreds and thousands, lots of steamed puddings and custard with everything.
- We've got icecream, jelly, custard, hundreds and thousands all over the seats.
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