One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in Mexican cooking) beans.
- ‘Downstairs was a café serving tortillas de maíz and frijoles for breakfast and whatever the fishermen brought in for dinner.’
- ‘It is folded over and filled with a soft white cheese, chopped meat, fried pork rinds, or frijoles (red or black beans).’
- ‘It is unclear how long Fred and his friends were down there, living on tortillas and frijoles, roaming a labyrinthine dreamscape streaked with sunlight.’
- ‘One of the most common ways of serving frijoles is as frijoles refritos.’
- ‘After dinner, typically a light meatless meal with corn tortillas and frijoles or some kind of pepper or tomato soup, I sit on the bench in the courtyard enjoying the evening breeze or reading the paper while the children play.’
- ‘Actually they're bean flakes that plump up to become frijoles after you add boiling water.’
- ‘Again, after the last patient had been seen, a feast of fresh orange juice, chicken, frijoles, and tortillas was provided to the team.’
- ‘When the vegetables are tender, add them to the frijoles.’
- ‘Puerto Ricans and Chicanos are linguistically linked, but if you invite them over for frijoles and serve refried beans, one will be disappointed.’
Spanish, plural of frijol ‘bean’.
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