In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(central feature, quality)esencia femininein essence — en esencia
- Usually the design process involves taking messy reality and isolating its abstract essence.
- Analogies can obfuscate, but in their own way they can distill a matter to its essence.
- He had grasped the real essence of working class power.
- They ended up capturing the true essence of the two of them.
- Her portrayal of the sexy evangelist Reno Sweeney was outstanding, catching the very essence of this character.
- The chief aim of this inquiry has been to shed light on the nature and essence of the disagreement between the two.
- The essence of chemistry is understanding and applying chemical reactions.
- They were also worried that broadcasting the music through microphones would destroy the beauty and essence of the music.
- The time has come for architecture and planning to reflect the essence of democracy.
- She says the lack of time which GPs have to treat their patients is destroying the very essence of what it means to be a family doctor.
- It would succeed in destroying the very essence of what this village is about, its rich countryside heritage.
- It is obvious that he does not understand the true essence of sport, or human nature.
- The raucous, inscrutable essence of democracy could almost be glimpsed in this maelstrom.
- Such frivolous distinctions do not constitute the essence of religion.
- To me they epitomize the essence of femininity.
- And then sometimes, history is graced by an individual who comes and changes the very essence of humanity.
- We cared for our guests because not to do so would betray the most profound essence of our humanity.
- The work of both artists is fuelled by a need to communicate the metaphysical essence of our existence.
- The photographer is there to capture the true essence of the wedding day.
- Indeed, sometimes the real essence of truth is only to be discovered in the narrative form.
1.2(personification)personificación femininehe's the very essence of a diplomat — es la diplomacia personificada
2Cookingvanilla essence or essence of vanilla — esencia de vainilla feminine
- It's also rather delicious when you replace the vanilla essence with peppermint.
- Last week she made a chocolate cake and sloshed a huge quantity of vanilla essence into it straight from the bottle.
- Put one teaspoon of vanilla essence in the yolk and two teaspoons of baking powder into the egg white.
- It includes a variety flavoured with rose essence and sugar.
- Stir in a few drops of peppermint essence.
- When cool, mix the gelatine into the mixture slowly with the vanilla essence.
- Put some crushed ice into a food processor and add the guava juice, lime juice, blackcurrant syrup and rum essence.
- When choosing natural fragrances and products, look for ones with pure plant essences or essential oils (as listed on the label).
- Cream butter and vanilla essence in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
- The Arabs recognized and refined these processes in the early Middle Ages, using them to make elixirs, perfumes, and medicines by extracting the essences from fruits and flowers.
- The addition of two drops of vanilla essence in the glasses masked the flavour of both the beverages.
- Beat the butter, sugar, ground almonds and almond essence together.
- The secrets to the supple skin and healthy hair found on the islands: native plant and herb essences.
- Whip the evaporated milk until frothy and then add the jelly, cheese, vanilla essence and lemon juice.
- Lightly whip the cream and fold this in, along with the vanilla essence.
- Add vanilla essence and serve in a pancake with chocolate sauce and cream.
- Add a few drops of almond essence to taste.
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