In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The woman thought it was a piece of gristle she was chewing on.
- As he removes the surprisingly large lump of gristle from his sausage, he coughs and shifts nervously in his seat.
- The starters were poor, though, a thinnish seafood broth with chunks of tinned tomato expiring at the bottom and a ham hough terrine that, while chunkily rustic, contained too much gristle for comfort.
- At one point as I was wading through gravy, gristle and fat that was masquerading as lamb cutlets, I thought I found a prime piece of meat.
- Often thought of as clumsy and gristle filled, Austrian cuisine is as varied and sophisticated as any contemporary Asian menu.
- The fat cook will carefully trim away the suet and gristle from a roast or some chops and then instead of discarding it, rub the bits with garlic and salt and fry them up as a solitary hors d - oeuvre.
- He grins, and there are bits of gristle and meat stuck in his teeth.
- More than half of it isn't meat at all, but gristle or bone.
- My friend was having problems of her own, every few moments ducking her head to furtively expunge small pieces of gristle into her napkin.
- Ground beef is easy to work with because there's no bone, extraneous gristle or visible fat to trim, and no pounding needed to flatten or marinating to tenderize.
- Principally it consisted of chunks of fatty streaky bacon supporting great lumps of gristle, with the odd bit of sausage.
- Trim the chicken livers of any gristle and cut off any discoloured bits.
- The meal they served up takes the award as the worst meal I have ever been offered, cold, overcooked gristle.
- Finally, the dishes had been picked clean of even gristle and crunchy brown bits, and stacked neatly, awaiting transportation back to the kitchen.
- Remove any gristle from the chicken livers and season.
- The quality was great, with no fat or gristle - it tasted like steak.
- It had none of the toughness associated sometimes with this meat and was obviously of a very high quality with very little fat or gristle.
- My friend thought it was a little too dry, and although I didn't totally agree, I did think the portion was far too boney, with too much gristle and not enough meat.
- Blood and gristle were blasted over the ground.
- I was told too that he visited butcher's shops and made off with scraps of bone or gristle.
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