In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Here, you'll salivate over robust noodle dishes laced with shrimp, onions and won tun, served in steaming tureens.
- The tureen of gazpacho was perfectly chilled, with a smooth texture and refreshing tomato and cucumber flavours.
- Moments later Pamela was struggling with a heavy tureen into the dining room, doing her best to appear to make light of the burden.
- Maybe we should come back for the Sunday lunch of two meats served with a tureen of fresh seasonable vegetables, roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding for just £4.95.
- After the salads comes a selection of different breads, then three large clay pot tureens of soup.
- There were dishes of varying vegetables all steaming temptingly, and tureens of leek and potato soup.
- A few minutes later, a silver tureen was set in front of me.
- Dishes and tureens were produced in great quantities at a fraction of their cost in silver.
- Kit grinned, and pulled a tureen of brown liquid toward her.
- The soup arrived in a steaming tureen, accompanied by a separate plate full of tender pork, salted duck egg, crispy pak choi, sliced carrot and Chinese mushroom.
- The top price in the sale is likely to be achieved by his stylish Hukin and Heath electroplated soup tureen and cover circa 1880.
- Still doubtful, Meybodi grabbed a piece of fruit from a wooden tureen sitting on the nearby coffee table.
- Spoon some shellfish meat and vegetables into six small soup tureens and cover with some of the bisque.
- Soon the waiters were ladling soup from their tureens.
- Last night in Central Market while I waited for one of the ‘foodies’ to refill the beef and barley soup tureen I watched two immaculately suited and coifed little old ladies dole out broccoli and cheese soup.
- The platter held a tureen in the shape of a wild boar's head.
- The fish are rapidly boiled in an aromatic broth and are removed to a platter; the broth is served in a tureen.
- The casual tabletop setting features a soup tureen as a container for potted plants.
- All our dishes came with tureens of fresh red cabbage, new potatoes, sauté potatoes, carrots and broccoli.
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