Me So Hungry

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Do Victor's posts stoke your appetite for fine foods? Feast on these:

Thematically related:

As always, a cross-linguistic perspective is required to uncover deeper generalizations:

Hmmm, not in my experience, no.

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  1. Jonathan said,

    July 12, 2017 @ 10:18 am

    At my local Caribbean grocery store you can buy a single box of the ingredients for black beans and rice, and the label says 'moros y cristianos'.

  2. Stephen Hart said,

    July 12, 2017 @ 12:07 pm

  3. chris said,

    July 16, 2017 @ 7:26 pm

    "Dried seasoning material" is rather vaguer than I normally expect in a food label, but I don't see any reason to doubt its *accuracy*.

  4. Graeme said,

    July 18, 2017 @ 6:48 am

    Well English managed to label a particular Caribbean/central American culinary berry 'Allspice'.
    But not before the Spanish had (in their lust for pepper) mislabelled the berry as 'Jamaican pepper'.

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