One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Tossed in a hot pan for a scant five minutes, the sprouts soften and give up their starchiness, wilting into a warm slaw scented with white wine and citrus.’
- ‘Once cooked, the flesh is almost fluffy, like a sweet potato - but without so much starchiness.’
- ‘I feel happy until they start to remake the bed with shiny new sheets that glisten in bleached starchiness.’
- ‘They should be mildly sweet and tender without any starchiness.’
- ‘The starchiness which characterized the East Coast elite in the 1950s has gone, he says.’
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