In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(chop) en trozos grandes(weave) toscamente
- Shake over a generous amount of good, though not expensive, olive oil and season with salt, coarsely ground black pepper and the leaves from the thyme sprigs.
- Drain the water from the spinach and chop coarsely.
- Make the dressing by grating the cucumber coarsely and leaving it in a colander, lightly sprinkled with salt, for half an hour.
- On a board slice the orange peel into chips, or cut coarsely for chunky marmalade.
- Peel the potatoes, coarsely grate them into a bowl and squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
- He measures flour and spices, and coarsely chops the pecans, almonds, and walnuts.
- Crush the peppercorns coarsely in a pestle and mortar or a coffee-grinder.
- Now add the coarsely chopped tomato and stir again for a minute or two.
- Peel, core and coarsely grate the apple (you need about 250g / 8oz grated apple) and mix it into the crumb mixture.
- The sausage is typically filled with coarsely chopped pork and black pepper, and sometimes other ingredients such as herbs and other spices.
- Roast the remaining carcass, chopped up fairly small, with two coarsely chopped onions (leave the skins on for the colour) and lots of black pepper.
- Place the olives on a board and chop them very coarsely.
- Peel and coarsely chop the onion garlic and ginger.
- A good half-hour before kick-off, place the salt in a mortar and crush it quite coarsely, then add the garlic.
- Place the coffee beans and sugar lumps into a coffee grinder, blitz until coarsely ground.
- Blend together the coarsely crushed biscuit crumbs and melted butter in a food blender.
- Season the lamb with the lemon juice and oregano, and coarsely ground black pepper.
- Add the coarsely chopped pork and veal and a little salt and pepper and fry gently until it too becomes brown.
- When I worked in Paris years ago, one of my favourite dishes to eat was steak au poivre - steak coated in coarsely ground pepper before it's cooked.
- This latter dish is a regular burger recipe made from coarsely ground steak but mixed with lots of tomato purée and mustard for a looser consistency.
2(behave/speak) de manera ordinaria(behave/speak) con ordinariez
- She pointed at some coarsely sprayed graffiti across a series of sketches of country scenes.
- More important, ‘Death of a Salesman’ has a coarsely compulsive power that somehow manages to mask its aesthetic deficiencies, or at least render them momentarily palatable.
- The aggressive and coarsely humorous moments are mostly unconvincing.
- He drinks in his mess, is coarsely sarcastic at home, neglects his worn-down wife, and evidently rules his wayward children harshly.
- A costume consisting of a thick raffia collar and skirt, a coarsely woven jacket, and two braided fiber strands ending in raffia pompoms completes the ensemble.
- As the massive glaciers retreated thousands of years ago, they left behind coarsely rounded rocks of every color and description.
- Stripping away the levity of certain scenes and shocking the audience with coarsely untheatrical moments may bring out subtle new nuances in unexpected areas, but it gives no impression of a full reading.
- Many of the weblogs that have come to my attention display a disdain for civil discourse and, to the extent they say anything at all, say it rather coarsely.
- I do believe there is something to be said at times for speaking bluntly and coarsely.
- He lifted his left foot from the water and finally swore loudly and coarsely.
- The food is poorly made, imprecise and coarsely seasoned: less good than you'd expect from the chill counter of a supermarket.
- His baritone is a more consistent and beautiful instrument, but he often sang coarsely.
- All in all, the story did not live up to all the wonderful reviews written about it and presented itself as a let-down when the tale was carelessly and coarsely ended.
- However, in parts of the architectural and landscape background the diluted grey carbon-ink wash was then applied more coarsely with a much thicker brush, and in broader strokes, to provide a fairly even grey mid-tone.
- References to the departed mom, who we are told abandoned her family 10 years ago, are coarsely comic.
- Add your favourite fragrant herb or potpourri to little sachets, made from cotton or other coarsely woven material, and place them in the drawers.
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