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flaky

(Or "flakey") Subject to frequent lossage. This use is of course related to the common slang use of the word to describe a person as eccentric, crazy, or just unreliable. A system that is flaky is working, sort of - enough that you are tempted to try to use it - but fails frequently enough that the odds in favour of finishing what you start are low. Commonwealth hackish prefers dodgy.
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They describe it as a unique sausage based dish, usually a chipollata sausage, wrapped in a flaky pastry.
That seems to contradict Mourinho's accusation, and Southgate insisted that neither player is "flaky" - but he claimed some players have avoided pulling on the England shirt in the past.
It could be that someone your sister looked upon fondly as "happy-go-lucky" seemed a lot more like "flaky" to you.
INGREDIENTS 300g plain flour 2tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 100g shelled pistachio nuts, roughly chopped 200g white chocolate, roughly chopped 50g sesame seeds 150g butter, plus extra for greasing 300g demerara sugar 40ml rapeseed oil 40ml sesame oil 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 vanilla pod, split in half lengthways Flaky sea salt, to finish METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS 4 whole Atlantic mackerel (about 8 ounces each) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 sprigs jarred pickled green peppercorns (available at Asian markets) 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice Flaky sea salt Lime wedges, for serving METHOD 1.