In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Examples of mycorrhizal fungi include truffles and Auricularia, the mushroom which flavors sweet-and-sour soup.
- There was no stinting on the amount of king scallops or monkfish tail, both of which were nicely cooked, but the orange-and-fennel sauce was an unpalatable sweet-and-sour diversion.
- This filling meal, another Brasserie speciality, had a tangy, sweet-and-sour flavour which she said was ‘yum yum yum’.
- Paul lifted the lid off his serving platter to reveal huge pieces of breaded pork covered in sweet-and-sour sauce on a bed of freshly steamed white rice.
- Depending on your selection, these mains may be sautéed with veggies, bathed in sweet-and-sour or spicy sauces and seasoned with Thai basil, lime leaves, citronella, ginger or yellow or red curry.
- In Norway the grated root is mixed in with whipped sweet-and-sour cream, vinegar, and sugar; this sauce is called pepperrotsaus and is served with cold boiled fish, in particular salmon.
- We can all make mistakes, and the flavour wasn't as overwhelming as it often is with sweet-and-sour dishes, so no harm done.
- So next time you dine on sweet-and-sour pork and egg-fried rice in a British Chinese restaurant, please don't forget that that is just the tip, the merest, tiniest tip of the iceberg.
- Fillet of beef, however, is worth relishing in a sweet-and-sour purée of roasted carrot and horseradish.
- It's a tantalising, sherbety, sweet-and-sour effect.
- But another starter of vegetarian spring rolls was soggy and their sweet-and-sour dip verged on the sickly.
- He also prepared other fake wood by frying a piece of California pine on his kitchen stove in a mix of wine, iodine, sweet-and-sour and teriyaki sauces.
- This gives La Ravane one of the strangest menus I've ever seen - you'll find meatballs, curries, sweet-and-sour fish, Creole steaks and kulfi ice cream all sharing space on its pages.
- The prime cut of shell steak has a similarly delicious sweet-and-sour taste.
- The rabbit à la flamande comes off the burner with a stewed sweet-and-sour taste.
- Its sweet-and-sour taste complemented the exotic flavours perfectly.
- On Market Street with its smells of sweet-and-sour pork and exhaust fumes, a man with his belongings in a shopping cart feeds half a slice of bread to the pigeons.
- It is important that the topping provides freshness, colour and contrast, preferably with a sweet-and-sour component.
- There was a lot of it, perfectly cooked and served with a gigantic green-lip mussel and a beautifully sweet-and-sour Madeira salsa.
- Recent concoctions include a sweet-and-sour Sicilian sauce for tuna and a Milanese-style pork tenderloin.
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