One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Cajun dish of rice with shrimps, chicken, and vegetables.‘huge concoctions of gumbo and jambalaya’count noun ‘Creole jambalayas are among my favourites’
- ‘Every year my dad makes jambalaya, a mix of rice, chicken, spices, red and green peppers, ham, and sausage.’
- ‘IF YOU like paella, you will like jambalaya, its distant cousin from southern Louisiana.’
- ‘Now, instead of serving pita pockets or turkey sandwiches at lunch, the students are treated to roast beef with caramelized onions on a baguette or shrimp jambalaya with jalapeño cornbread.’
- ‘Last year I was in New Orleans and had plenty of gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish étouffée.’
- ‘In a traditional jambalaya, chicken, sausage, ham, and chopped vegetables are cooked and added with seasonings and liquid to an iron pot full of rice.’
Louisiana French, from Provençal jambalaia.
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.