In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My portion of braised veal trotters seemed to have been overbraised by a week or two, and the lamb sausages tasted faintly of gas, as if they'd been blasted with a blowtorch.
- These range from fires ignited by blowtorches involved in paint stripping, to electrical appliances and other equipment which may have been stored in a damp garage or shed over the winter period.
- The contraption is a cross between a blowtorch ad chain saw.
- Currently, we seal one end of the capillary by touching the very extreme of the capillary with the flame of a blowtorch, which fuses the silica together.
- The price includes copper piping and sheeting and the use of tools, including a blowtorch and a pipe-cutter.
- Even with arenas packed with blowtorches and buzz-saws and giant hammers, there was only so much appliance warfare I could take.
- She held a plastic blowtorch in her right hand; its blue cellophane flame penetrating the stocking at her thigh.
- In others, he burns an old computer with a blowtorch and demonstrates the safe way to smash a monitor.
- Picking up one of his tools, a small blowtorch, he set to work with a vengeance.
- No matter how hot a blowtorch burns, it doesn't shed much light.
- He later founded and sold a company that provided cable-TV programs for college students, such as a late-night cooking show that once demonstrated how to make baked Alaska with a blowtorch.
- The ramekin dish was topped with slices of banana and strawberry, but underneath the fruit someone had been a little heavy-handed with the blowtorch, and what should have been crispy toffee was actually burnt sugar.
- Zack: ‘It looks as though I'm gonna have to use the portable blowtorch to melt the ice.’
- And, while the heavy machinery digs and sifts, construction workers use blowtorches to cut away the intertwined sections of steel, which is contorted like giant pretzels.
- His recipes sound terrific, but he must have a much neater juicer than mine, which takes an age to clean and is now gathering dust next to the sandwich-maker and the blowtorch for making crème brulee.
- ‘Yeah and everyone just happens to have a blowtorch lying around the house,’ Alexander added, finally able to regain control.
- Usually a lot of boiling takes care of the problem, but in the most extreme examples, knives with wooden handles have to be thrown out and ovens have to be cleaned with a blowtorch.
- There are shots from the ground of men with blowtorches in surgical masks, while subtitles that plaintively ask, ‘Why are they making me?’
- The highlight was when my friends, who are as yet unjaded by simple kitchen magic, witnessed the cook using a blowtorch to broil the cheese on the soup.
- His assistants support the vessel, and use blowtorches to keep it warm.
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