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  • n. Plural form of sultana.


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  • This he graciously permitted, and during the three weeks we passed under his hospitable roof, our cook was daily supplied by the 'sultanas' -- most excellent housewives we thought them -- with everything we needed.

    Southern Arabia

  • While much of the warmth is provided by the puppet seniors, the comedy comes from Schwarcz's character, Jackie, whose jaundiced view of ageing is such that at the show's outset she sees pensioners as "sultanas" merely passing the time before they meet their maker.


  • But raisins was what you meant and raisins it was I used to give you, sultanas, that is, on account of the stones. "

    Sleeping Murder

  • MAKES ABOUT 25-30 For the dough: plain flour 500g, plus extra for rolling out baking powder 1½ tspcaster sugar 125glemon grated zest of 1 vanilla pod seeds from 1 strutto, lard or butter 125g egg 1milk 50ml For the filling: blanched almonds 250g egg yolks 2, beaten sultanas 50ghoney about 100g ground cinnamon a pinchdried figs 400g, finely chopped cocoa powder 1-2 tbspPreheat oven to 180C/gas mark4.

    Giorgio Locatelli's Italian Christmas recipes

  • Put the almonds into a pan with the sultanas, honey, cinnamon and figs and mix well.

    Giorgio Locatelli's Italian Christmas recipes

  • He will give you something more or less like the following: walnuts, raw peeled almonds, pine nuts, shelled pistachios, coconut shavings, and sultanas.

    Day of Honey

  • While this is reducing, I make a saffron, turmeric, milk, white wine and mango chutney marinade keeping up? and stir in fresh coriander, sultanas and chopped dried apricot.

    How to cook perfect coronation chicken

  • Take 1 breakfastcup full of each of the following eight ingredients: Canadian flour, Australian or South African raisins, Australian sultanas, Australian currants, chopped mixed peel, English or Scottish beef suet, breadcrumbs.

    The Empire Christmas Pudding

  • Raisins, sultanas, prunes, I like the none of them.

    Fighting Irish

  • It really shouldn't have sultanas, as is right to call the fuckin things, not raisins, like some stoned Californian.

    Fighting Irish


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