In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A damp tea towel had made a moist patch on the shoulder of my tee-shirt.
- Fold in the raisins, apples and lemon juice. Then cover the mix with a damp tea towel (to stop it drying out) and leave it to stand and rise in a warm place for at least 45 minutes.
- Prepare the pasta dough and leave to rest covered with a damp tea towel for 30 minutes.
- Drain the parsley, wrap in a clean tea towel and gently squeeze dry.
- Drop into a bowl of ice-cold water with the juice of ½ lemon and leave for 10 minutes, then drain and pat dry with a tea towel.
- Cover with a clean tea towel and rest for 10 minutes before carving, so the lamb can reabsorb some of the juices lost - this will make it more tender.
- I threw her a yellow tea towel and she began to wipe the streaked mascara from her face.
- Bathed in yellow light hovering over the gloom of the garden she looked in at a woman repeatedly working a tea towel around the inside of a mug.
- Divide the dough into two balls, cover with a tea towel and leave to rest for five minutes.
- Students will need to supply their own ingredients and containers as well as a tea towel and apron.
- The boy's grandmother stands in the doorway holding a tea towel, twisting it in the way she wrings out the wet laundry before she carries it outside to the line.
- Remove to a wire rack and cover loosely with a tea towel while you continue making the rest of the pancakes.
- In the interval a couple had brought sandwiches wrapped up in a tea towel that they ate while sitting on a bench on the balcony outside.
- He has railed against the presence in the kitchen of the tea towel which, he says, can be a massive source of contamination.
- Holding the oyster flat-side up in the tea towel, insert the knife into the side of the shell, along the waves of the shell (where the top meets the bottom).
- Always cover sitting dough with clingfilm or a damp tea towel to prevent it drying out.
- He wiped his hands down on a tea towel lying on the table, and tried again.
- Place both ovals on a greased or parchment-lined baking sheet, cover with a damp tea towel, and leave to prove for about an hour, or until doubled in size.
- Lay 3 sheets of filo pastry flat on a tea towel, brushing between each sheet with melted butter.
- ‘Successful shopping trip I see’ she commented, drying her hands on a tea towel as she stood beside them.
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