On Mar 9, 7:13 am, timbrel <kerry...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Only recently, or so it seems to me, this expression has come into
> recipes. How is a carrot cut into coins different than a carrot that
> is sliced, or sliced thickly?

I think that expression has been used for many years. Since carrots
can also be diced, or cut into thick or thin sticks, and diagonally
into ovals, and roll cut into chunks, "coins" is helpfully
descriptive. -aem