Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective sun-dried
Dry (something, especially food) in the sun, as opposed to using artificial heat.‘sun-dried tomatoes’
- ‘Clay walls may be molded by hand or with wooden forms; it may be preformed into bricks and sun-dried.’
- ‘In the desert, houses are built from stamped clay and sun-dried mud bricks.’
- ‘She was in a bed of sun-dried, sweet smelling cotton sheets.’
- ‘Another area of growth we have seen is seasoned gourmet cheeses such as dill havarti and sun-dried tomato mozzarella,’ she adds.’
- ‘Her fur was warm, with a close, musty scent: like sun-dried straw.’
- ‘But remember to sun-dry grass or clover before giving it to your rabbits; abruptly adding these materials when fresh to their diets can upset their stomachs.’
- ‘If you're not an olive fan, try something similar with sun-dried tomatoes or fresh basil leaves.’
- ‘The grapes are sun-dried, which gives it quite a different flavour to your usual dessert wine. This is an ancient method and delivers a fortified flavour with a gentle acidity.’
- ‘Extra virgin olive oil from Italy, roasted peppers from Tagaytay, organic garlic from the health store, sun-dried tomatoes from my mother's garden in Tagaytay.’
- ‘Other popular flavor varieties include sun-dried tomatoes and freeze-dried onions and peppers.’
- ‘Both are made by harvesting late ultra-ripe grapes and then concentrating them further by sun-drying them.’
- ‘Good paste tomatoes are seedless, meaty, and on the dry side - qualities that also tailor them perfectly to sauces and sun-drying.’
- ‘To start, I had a plate of crostini with tomatoes, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, cheese and a generous scattering of basil leaves with some quality olive oil.’
- ‘As I knelt on the sun-dried ground, my hands clenched in fists, I knew my cause was hopeless.’
- ‘Mud and wattle or sun-dried bricks are used in house building in rural areas; well-off families may use concrete blocks.’
- ‘It crashes down in torrents, carving channels through the cracked, sun-dried soil, racing to the sea before it has time to soak in.’
- ‘Construction is mainly of sun-dried mud blocks, timber beams, and terracotta tiles.’
- ‘Near the coast there is always fresh fish, but most fish consumed is sun-dried or smoked.’
- ‘Her focaccia bread was soft and chewy and had pieces of olive and sun-dried tomato in it.’
- ‘Perhaps the oldest and easiest form of food preservation is sun-drying.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.