In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a loaf (of bread) — una hogaza
- meat loaf — pan de carne
- before noun loaf tin — molde rectangular
- Then on Sunday I baked myself a loaf of bread - I used a mix of white and wholemeal flour to which I added a good handful of oats.
- Poor wretch, the officers tell me that he was caught robbing a loaf of bread from the basket of a wealthy Lady who had bought it.
- She took out a loaf of rye bread and a block of cheese wrapped in more paper.
- You make it, I know now, from reading the cookbook, with a loaf of stale country bread soaked in cold water, basil, a couple of roasted red peppers, a red onion and two small cucumbers.
- I had ended up with two large bottles of water, four Granny Smiths, a loaf of granary bread and a jar of lemon curd.
- As the inside expands it cracks the outer shell, giving it the appearance of the crust of a loaf of bread.
- Thus the outside of a loaf of bread is the crust or croûte.
- I made a loaf of white soda bread and a batch of cheese scones for lunch on Saturday.
- The play centres round the baking of a loaf of challah bread, made to her father's cherished recipe.
- We suggest the Pale Ale and, if you're hungry, a loaf of bread and garlic butter.
- Her face is like the top slice of a loaf of bread which is 7 days stale
- He picked lemon pepper tuna, peaches, and a loaf of white toast bread.
- There is nothing as simple as baking a loaf of bread or a cake.
- Sooner rather than later, you really must bake a loaf of bread.
- Oh, and would you be a dear and bake a loaf of bread for tonight?
- In one scene the actors actually baked a loaf of bread and shared it with the audience.
- You can't really go wrong with a loaf of wholemeal organic bread, but as much as I love the UK I find it difficult to get remarkable fresh bread.
- Baking a loaf of bread will change the way you think about food.
- We spotted this curry chicken baked in a loaf of bread at a neighbouring table.
- I was making a stew which would hopefully last a few days and I'd also baked a loaf of bread earlier.
- In one canvas palace, beautiful people loafed around on pouffes, while those outside had to make do with slightly damp grass.
- It is a place to escape to for days spent loafing in hammocks, meandering among the coconut palms in the garden or idling through pulp novels on the patio, all the time lulled by the pounding surf and the relentless whoosh of the trade winds.
- At any rate, having done a fair bit of shopping on Friday I was able to stay out of town altogether on Saturday, and just slept late and loafed around.
- He sings and celebrates himself, he loafs and invites his soul.
- Having been brought up hearing nothing about wharfies save how they loafed around in the intervals between striking and stealing cargo, I got a rude shock when the task began.
- Offshore, seals loaf around on the Carracks, two rocky islets and the odd small fishing boat bounces across the surf.
- Mark Twain was a frequent visitor in the early 1900s (‘the right country for a jaded man to loaf in,’ he said).
- He is pragmatic about the idea of trendily shod herder kids loafing about the steppe.
- It's about standing around - not loafing but spending hour upon hour on one's feet.
- I actually quite admire the way teenagers loaf about.
- I guess she likes her male to loaf around the yard in boxers and no shirt, guzzle a beer and let off a hearty belch etc etc.
- Had a busy week dealing with drunk rambling boyfriends (well… not plural, there was only one) celebrating St David's day and generally loafing about.
- There we were, loafing in his front room on a rainy afternoon, parents out at work in the days where you could trust your kids not to burn the house down while you're out for the day.
- When loafing in Miami South Beach, I was transfixed by the neon-coloured art deco hotels on Ocean Drive and, each day, squeezed past laughing tourists taking photographs of one particular building.
- Saturday and Sunday were spent loafing around, watching movies (some good, some not so good) and awards ceremonies.
- Only about 20 others shared in this unique experience in the screening I attended, while outside in the mall where the cinema is located thousands were window - shopping or loafing about.
- He has earned the right to loaf around a bit if he likes.
- The rest of the afternoon I have been loafing, feeling sorry for myself and surfing and playing games.
- The next morning you can loaf around at your pleasure, and in the afternoon there will be a demonstration of a back massage, followed by gentle exercise and some stimulating oils to prepare you for your journey home.
- Mat says that time saved means more time to loaf around.
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