Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fungus that grows on corn, considered a delicacy in Mexico where cooks use it to flavor food.
- ‘Soft-shell crab should be lighter, the flouring less mealy, but tamales, especially white corn with huitlacoche, have the right balance, inside and out.’
- ‘Beneath is a stuffing-like blend of enlarged, earthy huitlacoche and grilled corn kernels rolled with cotilla, lime and ancho chile.’
- ‘Then he says huitlacoche is corn fungus, not a nervous breakdown, sillies.’
- ‘Add the huitlacoche and cook until tender, about one minute.’
- ‘Last week I ate so many huitlacoche tacos in Condesa, I think it may be coming out my ears!’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.