In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the larder stood a huge Christmas cake covered with marzipan and thick white icing, which Beth had baked several months ago.
- It is distinguished by the use of marzipan or almond paste.
- They make a little mousse then they make the child's name from the thinnest layer of marzipan.
- One factory, which produced machines for making waffles and marzipan before the war, had been entirely converted to munitions.
- In a small bowl, knead the remaining almonds, marzipan, and lime zest and juice until well-combined.
- Even if you cannot bear the thought of messing around with marzipan and icing you will probably enjoy making the cake itself.
- Elaborate use of food-colouring, marzipan, other decorative edibles and props meant that every cake was both memorable and intensely personal.
- The French prepare marzipan by combining ground almonds with sugar syrup boiled to the soft ball stage.
- The dessert course of fruits, figs, almonds, fritters and marzipan was often eaten in a separate banqueting room or house built for the purpose so that the Great Hall could be cleared.
- It makes icings, marzipan and nut products, which it supplies to caterers and supermarkets.
- When baked between layers of aromatic almond marzipan, I can't imagine a better summertime dessert.
- I have a particularly uncontrollable weakness for marzipan which made these desserts my favourite.
- A Simnel cake is a rich fruitcake baked with a layer of marzipan in the middle and topped with a layer of marzipan as well.
- Cakes and desserts made of fruits and marzipan, a sweet almond paste, are sold in pastry shops and on the streets.
- They are also asking for 15 kg of marzipan, 15 kg of fondant icing and 800 paper napkins.
- Bakery windows were crammed with marzipan pumpkins and spidery confections.
- Anyway, it turns out that underneath the marzipan and icing sugar of his gorgeous first birthday cake there lies a fine old-fashioned Dundee cake, perfect for dunking.
- But more to the point, almonds mean marzipan, which also originated in the Orient.
- Add water to mixture in the processor, one tablespoon at a time, until the paste has the consistency of marzipan.
- I ate so many dates stuffed with almonds or marzipan, I felt I was going to turn into one.
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