Fast Fish Almondine

Today’s word prompt is MAGNETIC. Read this post to learn a simple trick to acquire MAGNETIC PERSONALITY – the ability to attract others. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/magnetic/

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This is a fast dish, but a long story, going back to ancient Rome. You think that almondine means “made with almonds,” and you are right. But google it, and you’see a different word – amandine. Google that, and it means – surprise! – made with almonds. Scroll down a little, and the Urban Dictionary tells you that it means “She who has to be loved.” It also has this beautiful little tidbit of poetry:

I think I’m falling in love. And not with just an ordinary girl. Not with a real beauty.
Not with a model, a friend, a dream. But with Amandine. (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Amandine)

The name Amandine is a feminine form of the Roman name Amandus, which  is derived directly from Latin amanda, “lovable, worthy of love”(www.behindthename.com/name/amanda).  What does all this have to do with almonds, you ask?…

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21 Comments Add yours

    1. Thank you for linking to my post!

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  1. What a loving journey! Beautiful! Great food is indeed an embodiment of love!! Have a delightful week!!😎😎😎❤❤❤

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    1. Thank you so much! You too have a wonderful week! 😻

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  2. lifelessons says:

    A lovely post. You don’t need anyone to write the accompanying poetry for your cookbook! You do an admirable job yourself.

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    1. Oh but Judy, I love your poetry and your tongue-in-cheek sense of humor!
      Thank you for your lovely comment, but I wouldn’t presume to write poetry in English 😻

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  3. Very nice and interesting post. Love the photo of the fish dish.

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Miriam; I am so glad you like it!

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      1. You’re so welcome!!

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  4. You are indeed a very creative person…such a beautifully written post…oh..and the fish looks like an absolute delight 💕💖

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    1. Thank you, darling; I am so glad you like it!

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  5. Safek says:

    That looks good!

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    1. Thank you so much; I am so glad you like it!

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  6. Safek says:

    This looks good!

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  7. vinodhabcd says:

    Wow! That looks delish and lively!

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    1. Thank you so much; I am so glad you like it!

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