The concept of cake refers, in general, to the dough of flour and other ingredients that are simmered and rounded. However, the use of the word varies according to the country .
In Argentina , Bolivia , Chile and other South American nations, a cake is a sweet cake that is cooked in the oven and that is usually filled with layers of some kind of creamy sweet. Cakes are used in ceremonies such as birthday parties and weddings.
In this sense, cake is usually used as a synonym for cake , except in Argentina, where a cake is a flat and smaller cake, usually made with puff pastry.
In Mexico , a cake is a type of sandwich Very characteristic of the fast food of the country. The cakes can be stuffed with meat, ham, chicken, cheese, sausages or seafood, for example, and include seasonings like mayonnaise or mustard.
For Spaniards, a cake is a sponge cake class or a type of flat bread . On the other hand, Argentines and Uruguayans eat fried cake , which is a dough plate that is fried in fat and made with flour, salt, water and fat.
Food aside, cake is said to the slap in the face or yet knock or drop : "Juan gave himself a cake with the car and is interned".
However, we cannot ignore the fact that cake is also the term used to define the drunkenness that a particular person carries. Thus, a clear example of this meaning would be the following: "What a cake Juan was wearing when he left the club late at night."
In the same way it is necessary to underline the existence of a series of expressions that we use in the colloquial and daily language that include the concept that we are now in charge of analyzing. One of those would be the one that says "eat cake". It is specifically an adverbial phrase with which what we want to express is that what is being said is not understood.
A meaning of the latter that is closely related to that of another of the adverbial phrases that make use of the term cake. More exactly we are referring to "no cake" that we could say is synonymous with "nothing." A phrase that can serve as an example to understand that is the following: "Manuel did not understand a cake of what the science teacher explained in class."
To all these expressions we should add a very widespread use that surely we have all used at some time in our lives. It is specifically the one that says "no half cake". What we want to make clear with her is that someone is weak. In this way we can use it as in this example: "Pedro has not even half a cake, his opponent in the ring is going to defeat him quickly."
Finally, we can mention that cake is, in certain regions, the tortilla apocope , an insulting way of referring to a lesbian .