- From Peach Melba, a dish invented for Nellie Melba, an Australian opera singer. (Wiktionary)
“In our cupboard, these were our staples: pimiento-stuffed olives, moldy jars of cocktail sauce, TV dinners, stale melba toast.”
“I will no doubt be in a better mood after a month in France and thus will be as boring as melba toast upon my return to Lake Chapala.”
“Warmer and more welcoming than bruschetta or melba toast, and more interesting than pastry, blinis are one of those things, like cheese straws, that's really only worth eating if you make them yourself.”
“So practical was her creation that it proved an instant hit with the fashionable hostesses of the decade: "Not since Escoffier invented peach melba has a dish so fast become so famous," Prue Leith has observed.”
“Then the melba toast ideologue decided to become the arbiter of what's funny and said to the caller, the black wife of a bi-racial couple, "If you're that hypersensitive about color and don't have a sense of humor, don't marry outside of your race!”
“The proper way to make melba toast: cut off crust and then cut horizontally from the edge to make one slice into two very thing slices.”
“For breezing through Abu Dhabi, it's the one-shoulder caftan — a river of peach-melba polyester flooding down her like a slippery piano shawl ($325).”
“Its room service options, according to this excellent menu, include grilled double lamb chops, steak au poivre with cognac, and peach melba. email@example.com”
“The alpine swift Apus melba africanus and alpine meadow lizard Algyroides alleni are near endemic.”
“My bride and I sat across from each other, eating olive tapenade on melba crisps and table wafers, white cheddar cheese, salami, fresh sliced green, yellow and red peppers, and a date-walnut cake.”
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these came into effect from 2011
or Pandowdies: pie-like fruit desserts.
These names were once in common use - at least somewhat. Some are coming back. Some are almost forgotten. I think they would
make lovely names. Well... most of them.
names i like and stuff like that.
need to learn these words!!!!!!!!!!!
Looking for tweets for melba.