Monday, 14 April 2008

Food etymologies traced to nobility

Bouche a la Reine, chicken a la King, bloody Mary, Baron of beef, maids of honour tart, queenies, any kind of Sandwich, chocolate a la Marquis, pommes Dauphinois, pomme Dauphine, pommes a la Duchess, and Queen of puddings.

See http://alt-usage-english.org/ucle/ucle9.html#colours

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