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Barbara Alonso Novellino



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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2008 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You are right Bob...Cardinal Mendoza...that's what my husband said...but i wrongly typed...Carlos.

Good stories...

Barbara
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ayalgueru
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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2008 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eric Smith Fernandez wrote:
So it is equal parts coñac and anis combined with coffee? Or is it just Coñac and anis with nothing else?

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¿Es igual partes de coñac y anis combinado con café? ¿O es Coñac y anis sin nada mas?


Eric,,, coffe and brandy is called carajillo and it is very nice indeed ! particularly during winter ,,, also a popular remedy against the flu ,,, it does not really help but it surely does make you feel better ! Smile

by the way discussion of sol y sombra all that reminds me of that old "chigre" where I used to stop for a sol y sombra ( 150 pesetas ) as a the first drink of the evening ,,, Very Happy
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granda



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 1:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The initial recipe for carajillo is coffe+brandy, but now you can ask for a carajillo of coffee+ any other spirit.

i.e. You just have to ask for a carajillo de whisky, and the bartender will know that you want coffee+ whisky.

There is another word in Asturiano (which I don't remember now..........) to say that you want some liquor in the coffee, I believe that starts with p......
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 4:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

granda the word you are looking for is pingarates Smile
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