In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Cookingsal femininepass the salt, please — ¿me pasas la sal?
- have you put salt on the meat? — ¿le has puesto / echado sal a la carne?
- the salt of the earth — la sal de la tierra
- (to be) worth one's salt
- any teacher worth her salt — toda maestra digna de ese nombre
- to rub salt into the wound(s) — hurgar en la herida
- to take sth with a pinch / grain of salt — no creerse algo al pie de la letra
- I should take anything he says with a pinch of salt — no se puede creer lo que él dice al pie de la letra
- As the class drew to a close we talked about nutrition and how some folks made it a choice to eat a healthier diet with less fat, less sugar, less salt and less fast food.
- In pure form, the way we mostly see it, salt is white and crystalline.
- For the pastry, first sift both the flours and half a teaspoon of salt in a food processor.
- Lay the marinated turkey strips on the grill and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Place the flour, oatmeal and a pinch of salt in a food processor with the butter.
- Add white soy sauce and milk, season with salt and pepper to taste and bring to a simmer.
- When preparing foods for your baby you should also avoid adding additional flavours such as salt and sugar as babies can't cope with excess salt in food or sugar and do not need it.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt, pepper and either lemon juice or wine vinegar.
- Add the braised chicken and season to taste with salt and pepper sauce.
- Place the flour, Parmesan, butter and a pinch of salt in a food processor and blend briefly.
- When just tender, mix in all the rest of the ingredients with salt to taste.
- Meanwhile, blend the remaining ingredients in a food processor until combined, then season with salt to taste.
- Dress up a platter of fresh vegetables with a shallow dish of extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar seasoned with salt and pepper.
- Finely chop tomatoes and mix in bowl with lobster and egg whites and season with salt and pepper.
- Pour in the cream and taste for seasoning, adding salt and pepper as necessary.
- Once the cheese has melted, add lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.
- Season the carbonara with several turns of freshly ground black pepper and taste for salt.
- Lightly whisk the eggs in a large bowl and season with salt, pepper and herbs.
- Correct seasoning with salt, pepper and maybe a pinch of sugar.
- In these products, salt seasons the food but is not necessary to ensure its safety.
1.2(interest, zest)gracia feminine
- Many common metal hydroxides (with the exceptions of the salts of the alkali metals and some of the alkaline earth metals) are insoluble in water.
- Sulfates are salts or esters of sulfuric acid, H 2 SO 4.
- In some such compounds, the hydrogen atom in the carboxyl group is neutralized by reaction with a base, to form the metal salt of the fatty acid.
- Amides are hydrolysed to ammonium salts with catalysis by acids or alkalis.
- Samples were pre-incubated with various concentrations of chloride salts of the monovalent cations and then assayed using the standard procedure.
2.2(laxative)sulfato de magnesia masculineEpsom salts — sal de Epsom feminine
3informal(sailor)an old salt — un (viejo) lobo de mar
1(put salt on)(meat/vegetables) salar(meat/vegetables) ponerle sal a(meat/vegetables) echarle sal a(road) echar sal en
2saladosalted butter — mantequilla salada / con sal feminine
3(cure)(herring/pork) salar(cabbage) curar con sal
1(salted)(butter) salado(cod/meat) salado(meat/cod) en salazón
2(saline)(pond/lake) salobre(lake/pond) de agua salada
3(air) salobre(taste) salado(taste) a sal
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