In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Animal rennet contains the digestive enzyme rennin, which curdles milk in the normal process of digestion.
- The heat and the continued enzymatic action of rennin cause the protein to fuse into stringlike filaments, making the curd denser.
- In 1990, the FDA approved the first bioengineered enzyme, rennin, which traditionally has been extracted from calves' stomachs for use in making cheese.
- A report on the effect of spices on digestive enzymes mentioned that freshly prepared 1 per cent emulsion of asafoetida in water affected the activity of pepsin, trypsin and rennin in saliva to a small extent 41.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.