Translation of bittersweet in Spanish:

bittersweet

agridulce, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪdərˌswit//ˌbɪtəˈswiːt/

adjective

  • 1

    (in taste)
    agridulce
    (chocolate) amargo US
    • Whisk finely chopped chocolate into hot milk for a bittersweet but more sophisticated and rich hot cocoa.
    • She carves me a slice, and serves it up with a spoon of the bittersweet cloudberry compôte.
    • Part of its appeal comes from its subtle, faintly bitter-sweet taste, but part also from its attractive deep green colour.
    • The whirling flavours release bitter-sweet lime, aromatic bitters and fiery ginger with every twist.
    • The flavors are bright and full of bittersweet blackberry and raspberry flavors.
    • Michael rolled his tongue backwards in his mouth, savoring the bittersweet beer he clutched in his pale soft hands.
    • These dominoes, made by Christopher Norman chocolates, combine an excellent bittersweet shell dotted with white chocolate with an intense, barely fluid dark caramel filling.
    • Putting all horrid thoughts aside, she closed her mouth over the wound and swallowed the red liquid, not surprised at the bittersweet, metallic flavour to it.
    • And the texture and flavor of each variety is as dramatically different as its look; from starchy to waxy, from nutty to bitter-sweet.
    • The color is a radiant, bright light-scarlet and the aromas are filled with bittersweet cherries and strawberries.
    • The berries add flavour to many foods and drinks besides gin - their bitter-sweet taste goes particularly well with stronger meats and game.
    • We purchased some things there (including some of those bitter-sweet cola worms that sell all over the place in NZ) and headed back towards Brooklyn on the subway.
    • The food is a cut above the usual uncomplicated Northumbrian fare as well, throwing in the occasional maverick Norse touch, such as dill-seasoned salmon and a bitter-sweet berry sauce with your duck.
    • I picked the last rhubarb of the year today, and then I picked the first bitter-sweet cooking cherries and will make something interesting and desserty with both of them this evening.
    • This slightly bitter-sweet drink is good for moisturizing your throat to relieve tickles and coughing, it also alleviates constipation.
    • The bittersweet Limoncello is positively breathtaking with the ripe orange-fleshed melon and fat, sweet blackberries.
    • He was nursing a cup of strong black coffee, revelling in the bittersweet, acrid tang and the caffeine rush it provided to his dozy brain.
    • The best drink discovery so far has been the bittersweet hot chocolate in Murphy's Ice cream shop in Dingle.
    • She sipped a bittersweet brew of Oriental herbs.
    • Capable of any season, any city, and even more important, any palate, who better to present a feature on the food paradox of bitter-sweet flavors than Alain Ducasse.
  • 2

    (ballad/feeling/memories) agridulce
    • The film is a documentary on love with the realism that captures its fine subtleties, the nuances of body language and the freshness of life of two people in love and their bitter-sweet pangs of growing up and trying to live together.
    • I want everything I write of it to be true, hard-edged where it needs to be, bitter, sweet, bitter-sweet.
    • Surprising that something so bitter-sweet would come out of a giant-ape movie.
    • We start out walking on the street, whispering sweet nothings in each other's ears, playing a bitter-sweet game of cat and mouse.
    • They even visit Canterbury on their way, but the tales they tell (mostly to us, not each other) are the bitter-sweet flashbacks of memory, not episodes of instructive fiction.
    • Anyway, it was a bitter-sweet day… much as I have cursed and loathed the stress of my job at times, I will miss the camaraderie of the office, as well as the relative structure of my working life.
    • Despite the bitter-sweet memories, the win remains the greatest moment in the central European country's sporting history and is still, 50 years on, a source of intense pride for Hungarians of all ages.
    • ‘Comfort’ is too weak a word for the bitter-sweet sense of loss evoked by reading or re-reading children's books.
    • But the bitter-sweet news is that local farmers who made a special protest visit to Brussels earlier this year got at least part of what they wanted.
    • The actress is taking on the challenging lead role in The Gingerbread Lady, a bitter-sweet comedy that follows the progress of a nightclub singer recovering from alcoholism.
    • The businessman said: ‘This is a bitter-sweet victory for us as I gain no pleasure from what I see as a complete waste of council-tax payers' money.’
    • Candy Bar Kid is described as a bitter-sweet urban story of innocence and darkness.
    • I found it a bitter-sweet experience, but the American woman in the cottage next to mine said afterwards, in awe-struck tones, ‘It was so beautiful, I wept.’
    • We are a small group of old friends tied together by such bitter-sweet remembrance of things past and by the common hope that the forthcoming year will bring us health and some modest success in our life and work.
    • But again, his memories of the abbey are bitter-sweet.
    • The final day of camp was a bitter-sweet one as the youngsters bid teary-eyed farewells to their colleagues, at the same time looking forward to their first day of secondary school.
    • His voice has the ability to alter in sound and texture, sometimes emitting a bitter-sweet tenor reminiscent of the late Freddy Mercury; other times we can hear the sandpaper-toned caterwauling of Tom Waites.
    • But there was also a bitter-sweet atmosphere in Rome since the 83-year-old pope, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, is so clearly ailing.
    • Nonetheless, it still produced some beautifully bitter-sweet tunes like this underrated piano-driven gem.
    • But if wishes were reality we would miss many of the flavors of life, delighting only in the sweet, and never tasting the bitter-sweet.