In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(preserved)(onions) en vinagre(onions) escabechado Chile(herring) escabechado
- The pickled cherries elevate this dish to the sublime.
- I had a veal and bacon terrine that was butch and robust, and garnished, unusually, with quite enough cornichons, pickled onions and salad.
- My date opted for stir fry of smoked chicken and prawns, which came with a pickled salad and a peanut chilli dressing.
- The table is laden with salads, appetizers, sausage and cheese, and pickled foods, followed by hot meat, potatoes, and pirozhki (meat or cabbage pies).
- Throughout the day I eat Fairtrade bananas, pickled onions and a lot of peanuts.
- The diet was mostly rice, with pickled vegetables.
- The meat appeared a little undercooked, but she assured me that it was fine - she also appreciated the pickled onion and green tomato that accompanied the dish.
- Properly pickled foods may be safely heat processed in boiling water.
- The pleasant sausage looks and tastes something like a pickled ham.
- Brown bags of pasta stand ready to be combined with cans of Italian tuna, homemade pickled vegetables, home-canned tomato sauce, and jars of his favorite imported red peppers.
- The company produces 150 million bottles and jars a year of products such as cooking sauces, pickles, ketchup, brown sauce, pickled onions and beetroot.
- Also refreshing are the crunchy pickled carrot sticks, with tamarind overtones that add a vivid splash of colour to the palette and palate alike.
- They dined on sandwiches of pickled beef, buns and Christmas cake.
- The cheese is traditionally eaten with potatoes, pickled onions or other vegetables, and dark bread.
- Meals at the camp are based on the traditional diet of pickled vegetables, cabbage, and goat and horse meat.
- The sumptuous spread included mushroom soup, pickled mushrooms, boiled potatoes, salted herring, long sprigs of parsley and, of course, plenty of vodka.
- My prawns were merely passable, but the mackerel was heavenly, as were the pickled herrings with finely sliced pickled onions.
- You get grilled bread and a bowl of sweet and spicy pickled onion on your plate too.
- The crispy tofu in a spinach salad is crisp but tasteless and watery, and raw bean sprouts and pickled onions are not rich enough to provide a foil.
- The are several versions of this kind of dish, the meat cooked with onions and spices, and finished with black olives and pickled lemons.
2informal(drunk)borrachocomo una cuba informal
- I was able to get close to the stage and could see his face and even in his state (he looked pickled) he still was unbelievable.
- He wore khaki shorts and a vest, he was fair (though he looked pickled pink with the amount of drinking he had done), and spoke English with a good accent.
- He looks pickled every time Ive seen him.
- And actually, he always has those glassy eyes -- He looks pickled a good part of the time.
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