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Old 06-10-2018, 02:26 PM   #1
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Dishes with ridiculous names

"Mother & Child Reunion." List & explain them.

Maybe my fave head-scratcher is Chinese stir-fry of "ants-climb-a-tree -- glass noodle, ground beef, maybe scallion & black sesame seeds." I have no sane explanation for the name of this dish.

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Old 06-10-2018, 02:56 PM   #2
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Cock a Leekie...
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Old 06-10-2018, 04:23 PM   #3
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Cullen Skink.

Smoked haddock, onions and potatoes.
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Old 06-10-2018, 06:54 PM   #4
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Himmel and Worse. Mashed apples and potatoes.
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Old 06-10-2018, 06:57 PM   #5
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Cullen Skink.

Smoked haddock, onions and potatoes.
The United Kingdom is the winner for having the best food names...
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Old 06-11-2018, 12:41 AM   #6
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Heavenly Goo, Bachelor Goo, Gras widow goo, Old man goo,

Goo or Mixes are wet salads in Sweden.
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Old 06-11-2018, 01:03 AM   #7
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But Mash apple and potatoes is Himmel und Erde ( Heaven and earth). There is a old dish called Himmel und Wurst , but that is apples , sauerkraut and sausage.
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Old 06-11-2018, 03:27 AM   #8
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Toad in the Hole.


I rest my case. Winner winner chicken dinner!
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Old 06-11-2018, 04:47 AM   #9
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I will directly translate some dishes for you from Swedish.

Shoemakers box , Chimney Sweeper, Permafrost lump, Monk trying pick up girls / disheveled monk, Walk about.

Also Strawberry is Dirt/ Earth old man and Sandwich is a buttergoose in Swedish.
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Devils on horseback
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Bangers and mash
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