In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1puré de arvejas masculinopuré de guisantes masculino Españapuré de chícharos masculino México
- I had Cod, chips and mushy peas with bread and butter and a pot of tea.
- I ordered fish, chips and mushy peas; Vanessa, a chicken burger with fries.
- I was spoiled by the British Isles Show that came through Toronto recently and must now find a source of mushy peas somewhere downtown.
- Young French and German musicians sampled a traditional Bolton delicacy when they tucked into fish, chips and mushy peas.
- Lumpy custard, soggy cabbage and mushy peas are perhaps the most memorable features of school dinners in years gone by.
- It was, alas, mushy peas that day.
- The guacamole (made from avocado but resembling mushy peas) was rich and smooth.
- It also warns their removal could lead to the demise of some products such as mushy peas and Turkish delight.
- In my view, Jack should have been actively encouraged to extend the offer to two shark steaks with every carton of mushy peas.
- Try the fish and chips with mushy peas, which are sensational.
- You might really like bright green mushy peas, they might sparkle up your day like nothing else.
- He claimed his father had kept her in squalor and fed her on mushy peas and oatmeal while siphoning off her millions.
- I was thus spared from being locked in a pigeon loft with a plate of mushy peas for the rest of the night.
- I heard them talking about traditional British delicacies, and I was thinking, you know, a chip buddy and mushy peas.
- On top of that mess, he then added a portion of mushy peas.
- Words cannot describe my hatred for mushy peas.
- But I still miss the opportunity to clog my arteries with piecrust, dollops of potato and mushy peas.
- Gone are the days when footballers refuelled on brown ale, pies and mushy peas.
- Earlier we had been sitting near the pier eating our fish and chips and mushy peas.
- It had put him right off his mushy peas.
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