In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1adornardecorarthe fish comes garnished with parsley/cucumber slices — el pescado viene decorado con perejil/viene con una guarnición de rodajas de pepino
1adorno masculineaderezo masculinefeminine guarniciónwith a garnish of fresh vegetables — con una guarnición de verduras frescas
- In England we would skip the paprika and garnish the sandwich with ‘mustard and cress’ which is impossible to buy in America.
- Instead, garnish food with one tablespoon of chopped nuts per person.
- Flowers and buds of mature shoots can garnish salads.
- Thick bracelets of sweet-and-sour sautéed Spanish onion garnish the meat.
- Both sandwiches were delicately garnished with tomato, cucumber, onion and leaves and at £1.50 were excellent value.
- Dishes are often garnished with eggs, cooked into a thin omelette and then rolled, before being sliced into strips.
- My potatoes were garnished with garlic and dill.
- If you think it might be a while before you start garnishing your food with seaweed or extra salt, supplements may be the answer.
- Don't forget to garnish dishes with edible flowers for an unusual and colourful touch.
- Separate a few pretty florets for use in garnishing the soup dishes.
- For individual pizzas, place an olive in the center of each; or garnish the large pizza with 4 olives.
- The wealthy would garnish their cakes with meat, such as pork and beef.
- Every dish was garnished with sweet roasted tomatoes.
- Even younger are garlic shoots, which can be used similarly to chives or spring onions for garnishing salads or adding to stir-fries.
- Top zesty dishes with a few tablespoons of minced fresh parsley or garnish dessert with a few sprigs of fresh mint.
- In the pastry kitchen, I carefully brushed at least a thousand leaves and flower petals with egg white and rolled them in sugar to garnish various dessert plates.
- English South Africans like to garnish their food with chutney (pickled relish).
- A sunburst of bananas is garnished with marigolds.
- During the winter months the tradition is to garnish the dish with mint leaves and in the summer time with green coriander leaves.
- The dish was garnished with a pretty swirl of slim cucumber slices, which added to the wonderful contrast of textures and flavours.
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