Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Caribbean and Latin American sauce of tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic, and herbs.
- ‘Many Puerto Rican dishes are seasoned with a savory mixture of spices known as sofrito.’
- ‘Toss Sofrito and chicken together and marinate in refrigerator 4 hours or overnight.’
- ‘There are beautifully fried morsels of goat cheese, too, in a vibrant, tomatoey sofrito sauce that has an earthy red-chile undertone.’
- ‘A heaping spoonful of Sofrito added to soups and stews is a classic first-step ingredient to authentic Latino cooking.’
- ‘Add 2 tablespoons Sofrito to meat and rice dishes for added flavor and seasoning.’
Spanish sofrito, Italian soffritto, literally ‘lightly fried’.
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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.