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flan

a piece of metal ready to receive the die or stamp in the production of coins; shaped blank; planchet

flan

[flan]
(meteorology)
In Scotland, a sudden gust or squall of wind from land.
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Besides, the recipe looked doable and promised a leche flan that was 'creamy smooth, richly delicious.' With 10 egg yolks and the grated rind of one lime in the mixture, it seemed to be the old-fashioned leche flan that was served in town fiestas, when it was still customary for families to host massive feasts.
The leche flan turned out to be rich and creamy, as Liberty's ad promised.
"It was a fantastic night and there was no better way than to finish Benny's 80th birthday celebrations than to see people get splattered with a flan.
Flan makes a fine dessert: light, creamy and not too sweet, with a pleasant hit of burnt sugar.
"You couldn't keep us away from the flans or water, but it seems we are so mollycoddled now with all these health and safety rules for our benefit, yet we aren't safe to walk on the street.
"Pelearemos por el fregado nombre con sus consecuencias y el tiempo que esto nos lleve porque nosotras somos Flans desde hace 15 anos y no estamos de acuerdo con la gente que quiere cobrar horas sin trabajar".
I remember Chris Tarrant, the Phantom Flan Flinger and Co very well.
Crimebusting children will be getting their own back on a phantom flan flinger who has been causing havoc at a Middlesbrough project.
Peakhouse Pantry Ltd, tel:0121-322 2346, tell us they have combined the best characteristics of pizzas, flans and croque messieurs to product their Crispy Croques.
The full range of frozen desserts from C & D Continental Patisserie includes over 40 cream gateaux, logs, cheesecakes and flans, all competitively priced to caterers from 6.05p [pounds] for popular gateaux to 66.96p for Strawberry Pavlova Cake (Australian recipe).
This is when clever entrepreneurs start using jars in food packaging, especially for items not associated with jars like cake, salads, pies, and even the classic Filipino dessert, leche flan.