English version

crumb in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrumbcrumb /krʌm/ noun [countable]  1 DFa very small piece of dry food, especially bread or cake She stood up to brush the crumbs off her uniform. Coat with bread crumbs and bake.see thesaurus at piece2 LITTLE/NOT MUCHa very small amount of somethingcrumb of comfort/hope/affection etc There was only one crumb of comfort – Alex hadn’t said anything to Jeff.
Examples from the Corpus
crumbRemove from heat and add crumbs, coconut and nuts.The hacks need any crumb of information to help them have a stab at selecting their probable line-ups.Sprinkle with the cheese, black pepper and bread crumbs.The clams were mostly oil-drenched bread crumbs with a morsel of chopped clam buried at the bottom of the shell.Top the mixture with the remaining bread crumbs.Gradually stir in melted margarine and mix until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.She stood up and brushed some crumbs off her uniform.I picked up the box and shook it as the crumbs fell out on the pavement.Put a plate under your chin to catch the crumbs.Cameron quickly swallowed his coffee and bread, and wiped the crumbs from his mouth.A nearby tray was furnished with a mug and a large plate scattered with the crumbs of a large slice of cake.bread crumbsSprinkle with the cheese, black pepper and bread crumbs.The clams were mostly oil-drenched bread crumbs with a morsel of chopped clam buried at the bottom of the shell.Roll in bread crumbs and grill for half an hour.Add white pepper and paprika, Corn Flakes or bread crumbs, parsley and whole egg and egg whites.Will the binder be potato, bread crumbs, mayo or a combination?The swans in the Krasinski Garden were out on the lake and children were throwing bread crumbs to them.Bake at 350 degrees until bread crumbs are lightly browned, about 30 minutes.crumb of comfort/hope/affection etcBut beyond those modest crumbs of comfort there is disagreement.These nine children were allowed no crumbs of comfort whatsoever.It was the only crumb of comfort he could salvage from the ordeal.Elsewhere, there were some crumbs of comfort.Jay cursed that she was so pleased with the crumbs of comfort: coffee, a drink, a phonecall.There were only two crumbs of comfort for Sotheby's last week.There were two crumbs of comfort for Gookey, who recently finished a politics degree course at Nottingham University.