In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1papa femininepatata feminine Spainbefore noun spud bashing — castigo en el ejército que consiste en pelar papas
- Start by making the mashed potatoes: peel the spuds and cover them with cold water.
- The vegetable garden is doing quite well, with spuds, broccoli, onions, cabbage and garlic all starting to grow.
- If you don't get down to the market before 4.30 pm, you'll have missed your last chance to enjoy their spectacular spuds, caulis, carrots and broccoli, all grown on the family firm's own acres in Wigginton.
- An appeal was made to every man who had a farm, garden or allotment to plant more spuds to make up the shortfall and help the county support itself.
- The lasagne came with chips and salad while the sausages were accompanied by roast spuds and mixed vegetables.
- The humble spud is high in vitamin C and potassium, and is a good source of fiber.
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