Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A stew of minced beef and beans flavoured with chillies or chilli powder.→ chilli
- ‘Other main courses included chilli con carne, lasagne, chicken enchiladas and there was even a nod in the direction of healthy eating with some salmon steak.’
- ‘She reckons about 50 per cent of what they produce is homemade - minced lamb hotpot, chilli con carne, spaghetti bolognese, that kind of stuff - plus a mean chicken pie.’
- ‘These are followed by salads, pastas, Mexican items including nachos, tacos, enchiladas and chili con carne and fajitas (chicken or beef, B.275-325).’
- ‘My mum always cooked me chilli con carne and curry.’
- ‘Into the mains and there is a choice of Cumberland sausage, beef stew, beef stroganoff, spaghetti Bolognese, chilli con carne, Chinese style spare ribs and a chicken curry.’
- ‘I left the buffet with a plate overflowing with potato salad and chili con carne, and the hamburger sitting on top.’
- ‘Australia's rich, frothy, berry-sweet mouthwash will happily chase away a furious curry or chili con carne.’
- ‘We noted chilli con carne, beef lasagne and Cornish pasties among the hot dishes.’
- ‘Typical products affected by the alert are shepherd's pies, pasta bakes, cottage pies, chicken wings, sausage casseroles, pizzas, steak and kidney pies and chilli con carne.’
- ‘It makes a good partner with strong flavours and substantial textures such as chilli con carne, chicken livers, wild boar and even barbecue sauce.’
- ‘When I cook, it's usually spaghetti, chili con carne, tacos or corn chip casserole.’
- ‘He tells us about the Cowboy culture and chili con carne and the San Antonio Chili’
- ‘Roast beef, fried chicken, chili con carne, chicken adobo: All are common menu items.’
- ‘I find it enhances and extends a good chilli con carne when served wrapped in burritos.’
- ‘This is not your purist Texan no-tomato, no-bean chilli con carne, but a more domesticated, family-friendly old favourite for easy mid-week dining.’
- ‘They described the chilli con carne with tortilla chips as being ‘hearty meals’ - filling, and a great improvement on the starters.’
- ‘Father Damian (our Catholic chaplain) very kindly cooked the dinner, consisting of chilli con carne or vegetable curry, followed by cake - on his birthday!’
- ‘In N. America, ‘chile powder’ - also known as ‘Mexican’ or ‘Creole’ chile powder - is a spice mixture for making chili con carne, containing cumin, clove, and garlic powder as well as hot pepper.’
- ‘That book, The Cuisines of Mexico, became a best-seller and taught a generation of Americans that Mexican food meant more than tacos, nachos and chilli con carne.’
- ‘There have been dozens of warnings and recalls in recent years due to the substance finding its way into anything from pesto to chilli con carne.’
From Spanish chile con carne, literally chilli pepper with meat.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.