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n.1.An Oriental dish consisting of rice boiled with mutton, fat, or butter.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"There's a pillau, Joseph, just as you like it, and Papa has brought home the best turbot in Billingsgate."
We passed back through Hamburg and Frankfurt to Pillau, arriving on 2nd November.
Something a bit different on the rice front - chick peas rice (PS2.95) that gives pillau rice an added interest boost - while the garlic and cheese nan and peshwari nan (PS2.95) were both huge but not, as my mum would say, over facing.
A bowl of pillau rice, the grains admirably separate, provided further ballast.
When properly planned, marketed and managed, the spa should be a viable, marketable and profitable business in and of itself, as well as an integral component of your 'core' business," Pillau suggests.
Among the fifteen derelict firms owing money for work or service performed by prisoners during the month of August were four companies owned by Mennonites: Peter Neufeld of Pillau, 270 RM; Heinrich Wiens II of Kalteherberge, 1,308 RM; Eduard Reimer of Roschkenkampe, 2,804 RM; and Gerhard Epp of Petershagen, 460 RM.
From Stalingrad to Pillau: A Red Army Artillery Officer Remembers the Great Patriotic War.
Mains included chicken tikka masala and lamb jalfrezi with two pillau rice, followed by mushroom bhaji and a nan bread.
We ordered fragrant basmati rice, pounds 1.95 - pillau to you and me, but not in its bright yellow sense.