A small pancake, of Russian origin, made from buckwheat flour; traditionally served with melted butter, sour cream and caviar or smoked salmon.
An uncooked tomato puree that has been strained of seeds and skins.
A natural gum traditionally used in making chewing gum and other products.
A dish in which ingredients are set into a gelatin made from a meat stock or consommé.
A cereal brand for infants made from wheat, oat and cornmeal; a diet that does not require chewing.
And thus: Anything overly bland or simplistic, especially speech or writing.
If there had been a lesson in the execution for Unk’s squadmates, they were finding the lesson as digestible as Pablum.
Definition from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (via Wordnik)
A stew of braised meat, usually beef.
A male chicken castrated when young to improve the quality of its flesh for food.
Parisian cousins nobody has heard from in decades now write letters begging for capons, hams, hens.
Definition from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition (via Wordnik)
Small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked.
(idiomatic) A breakfast made of tomatoes, scrambled eggs, fried eggs, bacon, sausages, hash browns, baked beans, black pudding, chips, toast and mushrooms (or any combination thereof); full English breakfast.
See also: brew-up.
“It’s best not to ask all these questions,” he said, “it upsets people. Now, how about a nice fry-up?”