In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1empanada feminine Latin Americaempanadilla feminine SpainCornish pasty — empanada de papa, cebolla, nabo sueco y carne
- Cold vegetable pasty made from mashed potatoes and flour and filled with carrot, potato and beetroot.
- Samuel Pepys recorded that on 6 January 1660 he was entertained to dinner ‘which was good, only the venison pasty was palpable beef, which was not handsome’.
- So we go shopping but can't find any item of clothing that both looks good and fits, and end up going home with a pair of tights and a half-eaten pasty.
- Long buffet tables, loaded with traditional Uzbekistan rice and meat dishes, lamb pasties, and shredded red pepper salsas line the sides of the main restaurant room.
- I found myself, a 10-rouble bill in hand, in front of a kiosk selling chebureki, the Crimean meat pasty. ‘And heat it up, will you?’
- Featured in the current series are smoked haddock scotch eggs with curried mayonnaise, pigeon and red onion pasty, and onion soup with steak and kidney sausage dumplings.
- I've always associated it with school meals, so to see it put in a shortcrust pasty is an intriguing way of lifting something that is otherwise quite dull and boring.
- But, more likely, he has decided it is less of a PR risk to leave a journalist eating a solitary crab pasty in the drizzle than to be trapped alone with her and - God forbid - a tongue-loosening bottle of wine.
- We dressed for action by a mucky duck pond, more layers than so far this season, the butchers useful for a pasty.
- Forty-five minutes later, I'm at the railway station filling my face with a Steak and Guinness pasty.
- Then, with a pasty in one hand and Tom's article in the other, you'll feel like a true ‘Yooper!’
- One would have thought that your basic, wholemeal, vegetable pasty would have some minor health benefits.
- The young men can often be spotted nipping across the road to the garage to buy sweets, biscuits or a Ginsters pasty, and a Daily Star or Sun newspaper to look at the pictures while eating.
- The parcel was in fact a huge piece of puff pasty filled with a rather creamy concoction of mushrooms and chestnuts.
- Looking at a local London council's school dinner menu brochure, I see pasties, sausages, pizza and processed meat substitutes feature frequently enough to form the staple diet if chosen.
- Why, nothing more glamorous than a Greggs pasty.
- Is it too much to ask of someone to actually take note of their surroundings, these people can all walk, breathe and eat a Greggs pasty at the same time without dying.
- Housewives used to make one for each member of the household and mark their initials on one end of the pasty.
- Our son had the pasty which was one of the problem meals mentioned and he completely enjoyed it.
- Then if you are looking for such delicacies as wild boar pate, potted shrimps or simply a venison pasty, the Food Court should be your first stop.
- His face was pasty and sweat dripped from the end of his nose.
- As the subway moved through the underworld dimness of fluorescent light and darkness, he considered the pasty faces of the car's riders.
- He had a thin face, a pasty complexion and a long thin nose.
- Anyone who lived in a factory would naturally be a bit pasty, and gloves are a sensible and hygienic precaution where food preparation is involved.
- I've lost count of the times I have been stood at the carvery, carving succulent slices of rare beef when some pasty faced carrot nibbler says ‘What's the vegetarian option then?’
- He was a heavyset man with medium brown hair and a pale, almost pasty complexion.
- Her rosy skin that Danielle had had was now a pale and pasty white.
- Whereas Christopher, a writer, should be pasty white and horribly pale, like a baker, not tanned like some playboy off a yacht.
- He was a large, sloppy man with a round pasty face and yellow hair.
- I saw my less than perfect figure, pasty face, and emotionless green eyes.
- Sam's face was pasty, he had black rings around his eyes.
- He'd darkened a bit from his pale and pasty childhood complexion, but not too much.
- He was pasty pale in the face as if he was ill, and his thick, swollen lips had a bluish tinge.
- He was described as having ‘a sickly, pasty complexion’.
- Poor man was perspiring abnormally, and his face was quite pasty from fear.
- My skin is varying shades of black and grey, pale and pasty in places, then suddenly dropping off to pitch, dull black, an unhealthy cast.
- Now and again some workman would stop to light his pipe, but the others tramped on round him with never a smile, never a word to a mate, pasty faces all turned towards Paris, which swallowed them one by one…
- I close my eyes and I see Mark's pasty face, his stupid spiked haircut, sweaty face.
- The old guy even had a pasty face and a packet of sweets for the kiddies and didn't turn up this week when the munchkins were off.
- Someone dared to broach the subject of seasickness at the breakfast table, and a few pasty faces glowered at the culprit.
- Stir the butter-flour mixture over high heat until it's very thick and pasty and pulls away from the sides of the pan, Remove from heat and stir until smooth.
- Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, about 12 minutes, until the mixture is pasty but not dry.
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