Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for crème patissière
- ‘The pastry cases can be filled with crème pâtissière (confectioner's custard), whipped cream or for a lighter, tangy filling, crème fraîche.’
- ‘Spread the reserved confectioner's custard on top of the last layer of sponge cake.’
- ‘At breakfast, I had had a Valerie doughnut pumped with confectioner's custard.’
- ‘Moving back in history the almond-flavoured confectioner's custard known as Frangipani gets its name from Muzio Frangipani, a sixteenth century Italian marquis.’
- ‘Cool, beat confectioner's custard with an electric mixer and add chopped hazelnut pralines and vanilla.’
- ‘This was freshly homemade that day, warm confectioner's custard oozing out from crispy, sweet millefoglie wafers and powdered sugar.’
- ‘Other Madrid specialties are bartollos and canutillos, fried pastries with confectioner's custard.’
- ‘The most traditional fillings are sweet pumpkin and confectioner's custard.’
- ‘Garnish the first with light confectioner's custard and place the Griottines evenly on the surface.’
- ‘The present invention relates to a feed device, in particular for use in machines for processing pasty or liquid food mixtures, such as in machines for pasteurizing ice-cream mixtures, confectioner's custard mixtures, or the like.’
- ‘Prepare a confectioner's custard by beating 6 egg yolks with 80g of sugar and adding 50g of plain flour.’
- ‘I used to have a recipe for creme patisserie (I think it was called) or confectioner's custard.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.