In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cooking(wine/cider) calentar con azúcar y especiasmulled wine — ponche caliente de vino y especias
- Saturday 20th December: I will be watching The Muppets' Christmas Carol and drinking mulled wine. It'll be all festive and everything.
- Also on offer to keep out the cold will be mulled wine and mince pies.
- We drank some beer, mulled some wine, ate some mince pies, and managed to repair several cigarettes.
- There will also be smoked salmon sandwiches and mulled wine available on the car park of Hunters' Lodge.
- Refreshments of finger foods, sandwiches, cakes and mulled wine were organised by Geraldine Cummins.
- Dust down your copy of Last Christmas, get mulling that wine, and deck your house with as many dancing reindeer as you can find.
- Minced pies and mulled wine will be available and the shop will be selling everything you need to survive the festive season from hampers and gifts to trees and turkeys.
- Eight people are huddled around the stove, drinking freshly mulled wine to keep out the chill.
- Propose a toast for the occasion with homemade hot cocoa, spiced tea, mulled cider or eggnog served in Spode Christmas Tree mugs.
- To begin proceedings mulled wine will be served at 8pm which will be followed by a five-course dinner at 8.30 pm.
- Mince pies and mulled wine was provided and served by Huby Women's Institute in the village hall, thanks to a financial donation by the parish council.
- If all that mulled wine and merriment gives you indigestion, how about a touch of wartime austerity to bring a bit of balance?
- Of course, there was more mulled wine to be enjoyed later in the day, as large crowds gathered in the town square at 5pm for the turning on of the Christmas lights.
- We were then directed toward the great hall itself, where Elizabethan music could be heard, and mulled wine was being served.
- It was so cold with the heating turned down that I decided to go for the first mulled wine of the year.
- Only the alluring alcoholic whiff of freshly made mulled wine can surpass the spicy aroma of mince pies for generating genuine festive cheer.
- And white wines are mulled almost as often as red.
- As the first movie was concluding The Maiden went to the Kitchen to pour the well-mulled hot spiced cider into deep earthen mugs, filling them full and placing a cinnamon stick in each to use as a stir.
- Sparkling wine is a perfectly acceptable alternative to champagne, as is mulled wine in winter, and will reduce your costs in this area by up to about 40 per cent.
- There will also be mulled sherry and mince pies in the centre's food court.
- When you hear that detectives are mulling an interview with the prime minister himself, you know it's big.
- And yet after spending several hours mulling it over I find that I have almost nothing to say about it.
- We are just really annoyed and we have four days to mull it over and make sure we do get it right at the weekend.
- Pinsent is determined there will be no shooting from the lip and intends to take another couple of months to mull it over before announcing a decision.
- I've been mulling it all over over the last few days and I've come to the conclusion that we are both right.
- Mr Snippet will long since have abandoned all hope that I was ever going to respond to what he had to say, but I never quite forgot his point, and periodically, while shaving or whatever, I have been mulling things over.
- Autumn, with its cool evenings and time to sit with feet propped on a trusty hamper, is an excellent time to mull ideas and review notes.
- It gives my hands something to do while I'm mulling things over.
- Well, I sat through this entire trial except for a few weeks, and I think that the jury did an excellent job of evaluating the case and mulling it over.
- As I was mulling it over, I had a sudden realisation that made a lot of sense - maybe they didn't want to win the election?
- Although nothing has been formally announced, Collins is mulling the idea over.
- But, mulling it over, I decided my problem with US television drama is bigger than that.
- That evening, in Downings, the team mulled things over, and finally Dan came up with a suggestion.
- At least with a letter you have time to mull things over - you have to write it, then buy a stamp, then take a trip to the post box.
- I teach a class in online journalism (yes - I get to infect young minds with this stuff too!) and we'd had a long discussion about the question, so I'd been mulling it over.
- I held this thought for about five minutes mulling it over, before realising how ridiculous it was!
- If I've had a stressful day, when I go out for a run I'm able to mull it over in my mind.
- Pub manager Martin Day said afterwards: ‘We are mulling it over for the time being.’
- I'm going to have to think about it for a while, just to mull it over.
- Talent is always at the top of the agenda - and at the end of each meeting, the executive team mulls individual development decisions on key staffers.
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