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    #1

    For .... omelette we need...

    I can't distinguish the words the woman says in the beginning. Here's the phrase:

    For a ?????? omelette we'll need one and a half tablespoons of butter, two large eggs, salt to taste.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmO-PKWqOz8#t=14
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: For .... omelette we need...

    I heard "savory" but it wasn't really a savory one.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: For .... omelette we need...

    Yes, I heard "For a savoury omelette we'll need ...". I didn't watch the rest of it, so I have no idea if what she went on to make was indeed a savoury omelette.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: For .... omelette we need...

    Plain egg and a dash of salt.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: For .... omelette we need...

    OK, so it was a savoury pancake. That, for me, is anything which is not a sweet pancake. If she'd added sugar, it wouldn't have been a savoury pancake. Just a dash of salt does not sound tasty, it's true, but it's savoury.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: For .... omelette we need...

    Thank you for the new word!)
    Savoury - having a spicy or salty quality without being sweet
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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