In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Maybe it's psychological, but of course, chocolate is mostly associated with bars, toppings, truffles and other sweet confections.
- Today it is used in a variety of sweet foods and beverages, particularly chocolate, confections, bakery goods, perfumery, and, obviously, ice cream.
- Daily specials keep things lively, from a haunting goat-cheese flan to a melting confection of strawberries and coconut ice cream.
- Chocolat de couverture is the special type of chocolate that pâtissiers and chocolate makers use for their confections.
- This is a good way to use up the melted chocolate leftover from other chocolate confections.
- But then again, such creations as eel ice cream are a revelation to the world of seafood and confections.
- Chocolatier Joël Durand flavors his confections with home-grown rosemary and thyme, almond praline, bitter honey - even black olives.
- It adds interest to steamed rice and is often used in fruit salads, pudding, homemade ice cream and other confections.
- Truth to tell, some dessert confections here gave me sugar fits, too.
- Commercially available forms of these enhanced proteins have applications in a number of processed food applications, she adds, such as frozen desserts, confections, sauces and cheeses.
- Equally important is helwa, a sweet confection based on clarified butter, honey, and spices.
- Another tasty way to show off your cordials is in luxuriously rich ice cream toppings, sweets and confections such as truffles.
- She had multiple servings of each sweet pie, cake, confection, tort, ice cream, bun and pastry they had.
- In these honeycombs he made the confection sweeter than before.
- ‘They sell coffees until 11 in the morning, chocolate confections from 11 to 3, and people stop in and buy a box of chocolates when they go home at night,’ he says.
- It was good enough to eat for dessert - the precise use to which I was putting it, having bypassed the assortment of very sweet Indian confections on offer that day.
- The event pits local chocolatiers against one another to create the tastiest confection.
- There was also a tottering confection called the ‘chocolate pistachio pinnacle,’ which seemed dry and a little structurally unsound to me.
- Whipped cream adds a touch of luxury to almost any dessert and is essential for certain sweet confections such as ice cream sundaes.
- Too bad the final dish is an over-baked confection that falls well below its primary chef's abilities.
- The film serves up a sugarcoated confection that will make anyone with a taste for Nabokov gag.
- Billed as showcases of glamour and infotainment, both are classic confections of ignorance and candlelight.
- The sweet confection is to be sampled by a group which has somehow gained the title of the Six Wise Men - the leadership of Scotland's governing parties, engaged in the deal-making that makes coalitions work.
- And yes, his canvases are gorgeous - well-executed mixed media confections filled with vivid iconography and fresh colour combinations.
- Allegretto was an insouciant confection - played with vigor and bravado.
- This is a charming confection of excerpts from old favourites mixed with modern pieces.
- The creation of such a universal confection for the eye, by means of printed poetry or fiction or history or essays or memoirs and so on, isn't possible.
- She is a fur-laden confection of fashion, from her enormous hat to her dainty boots.
- A final work, Unravel, was a mainly white confection of foam-core strips, slivered paper plates and disassembled Chinese lanterns that descended from the ceiling in a vortex.
- She was an exotic delicacy he wanted to try, a sweet confection from a far-off land.
- The fairy-tale confection of John's architecture lit up purple and white.
- During the 19th century most countries developed a voracious appetite for paintings of historical events, running the gamut from fancy-dress confections to work with more serious aims.
- This violinist has played the Romantic confections of Wieniawski and Tchaikovsky, but Schnittke doesn't give him much of an opportunity to show how pretty his tone can be.
- There is very little point: the songs are samey; the lyrics nothing like the witty confections they are lauded as.
- A lovely pop confection, that whistling riff has been stuck in my head for the last 20 years.
- It is a mark of the limitations of current popular literary criticism that the obituaries speak only of such confections, wrongheaded ancestry and extra-literary politics.
- Academics will call the book a childish confection and analyze it as media myth and pop psychology.
- The flowers are small, pink and white confections born on the end of each branch, each endowed with a sharp, sweet fragrance that carries for yards in still air.
- Galliano has always had a playful spirit with clothes, literally whipping them into confections of pure fantasy.
- This has it all, a peculiar confection of tall tales and reality blended together in a strange and moving way.
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.