In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tocino masculinebacon masculine Spainpanceta feminine River Plateto bring home the bacon — ganar los garbanzos
- to save sb's bacon — salvarle el pellejo a algn
- After an eye test and picking up some home cured bacon and fresh baked bread, it was off to the river.
- A steward came round with a trolley of eggs, bacon and sausages to ask each cadet how many he wished to eat.
- The dish is also nice if you place strips of bacon over the top towards the end of the cooking time.
- After putting two strips of bacon and two eggs on a plate, I sat down at the table alone.
- In Ireland, badgers have been eaten and cured in much the same way as we now cure bacon.
- Butter the baguette and spoon on the lobster with a few tomatoes and rocket leaves, and top with bacon.
- Cooper sighed and carried two plates of bacon, eggs and sausage on toast to the table.
- My choice was scrambled egg, with bacon and chips, plus two slices of buttered toast.
- They had metal catering trays of bacon and sausages, and they assembled the roll right in front of my eyes.
- After showering and dressing in fleece and shirt we were ready for bacon and eggs.
- Her father was already at the table, reading a newspaper and eating French toast and bacon.
- You get two eggs instead of one, and the calentao is replaced by a rasher of crisp bacon.
- Or you could just sear them in a hot pan, as I did, to serve with spring greens and bacon.
- I would seal them in hot fat, wrap each bird in fatty bacon or pancetta and roast till tender.
- It was a hard call but escalope of pork with bacon, chick peas and celery in a tomato sauce won my vote.
- The smell of bacon and eggs infiltrates my nose, making my mouth water with hunger.
- Remove from the heat and spoon the mushrooms, bacon and shallot into a small bowl.
- It's poached skate with fennel or lamb kidney sausage on bacon and onion bread.
- We would much rather our players had beans on toast than bacon and sausage and that sort of thing.
- A lovely baguette with sausages and bacon in true Dublin style was handed to everyone.
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