In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For the more adventurous, there's banana flambéed in tequila to set your mouth on fire.
- The recipe called for the meat to be flambéed in brandy at one point.
- Another evening, I watch as a waiter flambés my seafood in Madeira wine with delicious results.
- Return the chicken to the pan, flambé with brandy, add the Marsala and cream.
- Then the hunks of bacon kicked in, along with the caramelized onion and the dusky tones of the brandy with which the beef chunks had been flambéed.
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.