One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- Spanish word for rice, used in the names of various dishes
- ‘The menu is explained by an enthusiastic young waiter whose limited English describes every dish as ‘very good’, and the bogavante con arroz (lobster with rice) is exactly that.’
- ‘He would feed them stuff like tacos de arroz [rice tacos].’
- ‘Combinations of rice and bean are common in the region; Frijoles con arroz, Gallo pinto, and Casado are just a few examples.’
- ‘Heaps of free-range beef and savory feijão com arroz, or beans and rice, are on the menu every day.’
- ‘When white rice and black beans are cooked together, they are called arroz congri, which literally means ‘rice with gray.’’
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