In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1morcilla (negra) femininemoronga feminine Mexicoprieta feminine Chile
- From garlic shrimp to blood sausage, roasted chickpeas to grilled quail, marinated anchovies to rich rabbit livers, the range of Spanish tapas is vast.
- Morcilla de Burgos, a blood sausage stuffed with rice, is a specialty from the city of Burgos.
- The individual portions of morcilla, as the blood sausage is called, are cooked in olive oil so hot that the skins burst open.
- For the blood sausage, in a medium bowl, mix together all of the ingredients and season.
- Another meat specialty is marcilla dulce, a blood sausage mixed with orange peels and walnuts.
- It was with great faith that I put fork to plate and severed a blood sausage ravioli garnished with tender ribbons of nutmeg pumpkin and petite cepes.
- Blood pudding and blood sausages are still regularly served in traditional Irish Breakfasts.
- Christmas dinner includes roast pork or goose, blood sausage, sauerkraut, potatoes, and head cheese, with gingerbread cookies for dessert.
- Having waited for the photos, they would go to a nearby bar, order beer, blood sausage, onions, and rye bread, and spread the photos over the table.
- Pork and pork products, such as ham, sausage, and blood sausage, are the most popular meats.
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