In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of food)bocado masculinea tasty/succulent morsel — un bocado sabroso/suculento
- this morsel of information — este dato
- Not a morsel of food on her plate would be touched tonight.
- This sauce, usually made with herbs and peppercorns, isn't spicy but loans a piquant, peppery flavour to the tender morsels of chicken.
- My three guests agreed the chicken breast morsels needed to have been sealed and marinaded first.
- At this time, particularly in the rural areas, some underprivileged people would go from door to door asking for a morsel of food or some money.
- Not a morsel of food passed my lips without the calorie value being carefully noted in my food diary.
- The village was in the low ground between two shallow hills so that a stream ran through the ditch, and there were a handful of small fish traps to catch a morsel of good meat whenever the opportunity presented itself.
- Signaling my server for more brandy, I broke the cake in two, and delicately bit off a morsel.
- A raccoon on a patio chomps eagerly on a stolen morsel of food.
- Or are his children so needy that they are obliged to sell their father's house for a morsel of bread?
- I will also bring you a morsel of food; it will give you the strength to continue your journey.
- He stood up from his chair as soon as he finished the last few morsels of food on his plate.
- Lunch in tapas bars is a Spanish treat, serving tasty portions of tortilla, fresh prawns, marinaded red peppers and other morsels of local food.
- I slave for hours on end in poor working conditions just to bring you a single morsel of edible hearty food!
- The serving women were already packing up their utensils and carrying them off and men everywhere were gleaning the last morsels of food from their bowls.
- Finishing the last morsel of food he could uncover on his tray, Ben sunk into his chair with a sigh, feeling content.
- Every morsel of food we eat has to be broken down into nutrients that can be absorbed by the body, which is why it takes hours to fully digest food.
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