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  • Polish - sorrel.

    May 11, 2009

  • I like to play a little game that goes like this:

    take a garden-variety Slavic name, then slap two or three "z"s on it--insta-Polish!

    May 11, 2009

  • And this particular one was ripe for transference into Yiddish almost as is.

    May 11, 2009

  • an exclamation of disgust akin to 'feh'?

    an Unsavoury Type?

    May 11, 2009

  • sorrel soup recipe anyone interested? ;)

    May 12, 2009

  • Yes please!

    May 12, 2009

  • Ha! So, if you are going to try the recipe from the link, bilby, don't forget to use 'sorrel' and not 'spinach', as they have erroneously written... but apparently spinach soup can be made in exactly the same way. I would add some cream though :)

    May 13, 2009

  • Can't get sorrel here *grumbles*

    May 13, 2009

  • use spinach then, squeeze in half a lemon, and bob's your uncle! (spinach, as far as I remember, is more bland than sorrel... but please, don't hold me responsible for this culinary experiment :D In Poland all the children universally claim that spinach is yuck! And sorrel is not eaten very often (methinks).

    May 13, 2009

  • What's half-and-half?

    May 13, 2009