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When translations go wrong: battered octopus rings

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Another menu that has gone slightly wrong, seen in Puerto del Carmen.

It should read “Tintenfischringe in Backteig” – ie. octopus rings in batter . The German word “Ausbackteig” doesn’t exist, but for me it implies something more like baking a cake than the batter mix that it is meant to be.

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