Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The dried, pressed roe of the mullet, which is sold in blocks and shaved over Italian dishes.
- ‘The antipasto Sardo was a measly portion of charcuterie on curasao shamed by the piles of cheese and meat and bottarga and preserved vegetables at my own local Sardinian in Kentish Town, Pane Vino.’
- ‘And a seafood triumvirate of bluefin tuna, prawn in parsley purée, and scallop carpaccio with bottarga is too stingily portioned to fully enjoy.’
- ‘Try shaved raw artichoke with bottarga, linguine al granchio and salt-baked sea bass or the home-made salsiccia.’
- ‘Gill's pan-fried sea bass with tabbouleh, preserved lemon, bottarga and lemon oil was less successful, with the flavours clashing a little too violently.’
- ‘Arrange the tortelli on top of the sauce and garnish with the grated bottarga and micro arugula.’
Italian, from Arabic buṭarkhah, from Coptic outarakhon.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.