Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Porto Rico, a species of dodder, Cuscuta Americana, which in places covers masses of vegetation with its yellow, thread-like, twining stems.
“But this faster version combines vegetables, seafood, and noodles, broken into smaller pieces as in the Spanish cousin of paella called fideos.”
“Then, in the Mexican section of the market, I saw some little packages of "fideos", which were clearly skinny little egg noodles.”
“Its orange or yellowish strands, appropriately called "fideos" (spaghetti) in Costa Rica, can total more than 500 meters from a single seed.”
“There are even paellas made sans rice fideos—the thinnest of noodles—and quinoa are able substitutes.”
“Add the fideos and cook, stirring, until tender, about 6 minutes.”
“If you're a Mejicana or Mejicano and don't know who he is, you should be tied to a hot stove with yucca rope and beaten with sharp dry corn husks as you stand in a vat of soggy fideos.”
“I remember reading something about fideos in an article about Spanish cooking, and it said they were sort of a pasta, cooked in a risotto-ish fashion, first in a bit of oil, and then slowly absorbing a liquid-a paella, only done with noodles.”
“Just made this recipe this morning - my Mexican husband said they were some of the best fideos he's ever had.”
“I got the impression, from her recipe and its garnishes, and the recipes on the Goya fideos packet, that while the idea is very similar, Mexican style fideos are not quite the same dish as the Spanish type?”
“I grew up eating fideos at least once a week and I love the dish to this day.”
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