In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine pan de jengibrefeminine galleta de jengibre
- This involved all kinds of sweetmeats, tarts, spiced cakes, and gingerbread, consumed with sweet wines.
- The castle's chefs are also responsible for the coffee shop fare - look out for fruit cakes, gingerbread and daily specials.
- I can imagine Dorothy taking out the ginger to make gingerbread which her brother liked so much.
- She hadn't had gingerbread since leaving home.
- It will sell goods like gingerbread, cakes, crafts and Christmas decorations.
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