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  • The sports in which the people indulge, and which are called carnes tollendas, * assume occasionally somewhat of a savage character.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 2

  • Yeah, our breads and dairy products might be on par with our health care system, but every American town with more than 25,000 people in it has at least one hand-tossed pizzeria (as well as a Mexican restaurant that serves a great margarita and carnes asada.)

    I Should Not Have Come.....

  • Colds are the most common ailments in the military, he writes, because these lands are so hot and the soldier is always marching on foot and sweating ... his body becomes hot and open [abierta las carnes], then he becomes sick.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • While at the taqueria in Plaza Del Sol, I took notice of a few locals who ordered something akin to a lazy Suzan or large plate centered on the table with assorted, delicious, piping hot taquito carnes for the picking.

    My Favorite Taco

  • “Et insanivit libidine super concubitum eorum carnes sunt ut carnes asinorum, et sicut fluxus equorum, fluxus eorum.” — “And she has maddened for the embraces of those whose flesh is as the flesh of asses, and whose issue is as the issue of horses.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Bene nutrientes cibi, tenella aetas multum valet, carnes non virosae, nec pingues.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • There are prepared Mexican Sauces "para guisar las carnes" in those paper and foil, shelf stable packs.

    The culinary equivalents of dry onion soup mix and canned mushroom soup

  • Bubba: how about Puchero de tres carnes, a big soup made with beef, chicken, and pork meats as well as a variety of vegetables, plátanos machos, various seasonings including saffron, and (drumroll) a cup or so of dried, soaked garbanzos.

    What are those little green almond-like things sold on the street?

  • My list would include: Corned beef, rye bread, good bagels, any bread made with flour that is not so soft that it needs extra sugar and yeast to make it rise, dill pickles, good luncheon meats (carnes frias) a real German sausage maker would die from shock if he saw what goes into the cold cuts.

    hard to get favorite foods

  • Dum quis hic infirmatur tendit proximus ad Idolum sciscitans an morietur, et si respondit non, addit et dicere medicinam qua curabitur: si autem responderit moriturum, statim conuocatis amicis occiditur, et cum symphonia, et solemnitate comedunt eius carnes, ossa tantummodò sepelientes.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville


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