One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An Indian-style spiced snack consisting of lentils, peanuts, and deep-fried strands of gram flour (sev).
- ‘How he came to mistake potpourri for Bombay mix, he says, he'll never know but the effect on his stomach created seismic tremors.’
- ‘I like peanuts when I'm climbing, too, sometimes with chocolate - but frozen chocolate is really unappetising, so I eat lots of Bombay mix.’
- ‘We have long baths only for the opportunity to have a meditative glass of red wine and some Bombay mix, which we keep on a plank over the bath and knock over when we try to get out.’
- ‘We looked through the menu while enjoying drinks and dipping into the free Bombay mix.’
- ‘While we made our choices it would have been nice to snack on some Bombay mix, but the bowl was virtually empty and no effort was made to top it up.’
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