Translation of simmer in Spanish:


hervir a fuego lento, v.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪmər//ˈsɪmə/

intransitive verb

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    (liquid) hervir a fuego lento
    (controversy/dispute) fermentar
    she was simmering with resentment/anger estaba a punto de estallar de resentimiento/ira
    • The election for the chairman in year 2000 gave rise to these ego clashes that have continued to simmer.
    • But anger is still simmering, and policymakers would be wise to heed it.
    • And then made sure I simmered the sauce long enough to ensure the potato was cooked.
    • That was really the beginning of the point at which you could see this resentment that had been simmering for three decades really coming to the surface.
    • For the young, brought up on MTV and quickie meals and express lines, will spending hours and hours lovingly simmering a pot of degchi mutton be something futile and unimaginable?
    • Her voice became silent as the emotions simmered, and soon, Zoe's face emerged again, and she was drying her tears.
    • Skim off any froth that builds on the top - simmer them until they start to break up, then pour the lentils into the vegetable mixture.
    • Always remember to simmer the soup, not boil it.
    • Pappa al pomodoro is just what the name suggests - a pap, or mush, made by soaking and simmering stale bread in a tomato sauce.
    • Name all your ingredients with the correct measurements given and the length of time you would simmer the stew.
    • At the same time, resentment simmers beneath the surface.
    • The meat is gently simmered for hours and hours until very tender.
    • It can also lead you to erupt into violent behavior if your anger has been simmering without an outlet.
    • There must be a lot of anger and distrust simmering in the melting pot right now that isn't being reported.
    • And as he reached the door he could feel his anger still simmering beneath his calm exterior.
    • Add chicken stock, season liberally and then simmer the soup for about 40 minutes until all the ingredients are cooked and soft.
    • The natural cycle of a charcoal fire in a kettle barbecue matches the stages of cooking paella: browning the chicken, simmering the broth, and cooking the rice.
    • During the whole process I pretended to be engrossed in the novel, although a strong sense of indignation was simmering within.
    • I stifled a cry, my anger simmering and beginning to subside.
    • Ten years later, resentment was still simmering as Concord prepared to celebrate its bicentennial.
    • The whole thing was simmered in a mild broth, with plenty of garlic and maybe some white wine.
    • Well, the tension's been simmering a long time.
    • They set him up with a variety of jobs after his dismissal, but the resentment was simmering inside him.
    • But the emotions that simmered behind my carefully casual jokes and comments was not shared.
    • This had been simmering a long time - his grandparents are Islander fans.
    • He's standing at the stove, simmering spaghetti sauce.
    • Second, simmer the sauce for as long and over as low a heat as possible.
    • If you like a lighter, thinner sauce that tastes like the tomatoes weren't simmered for hours, it's worth a trip to a natural food store like Whole Foods to find this line.
    • The anger simmering underneath the voice was evident.
    • As controversy simmers this summer about problems in wheat production, some are reminded of the role a row about wheat played in the turbulent events of 1277.
    • Try simmering it in chicken stock before you mash it, or perhaps adding it in small cubes to a bean soup.
    • The slightly sweetened pumpkin is simmered until very tender, then covered with garlic-flavoured yoghurt.
    • But she was unwilling to stir up the resentment she knew was simmering in him, and she, too, remained silent.
    • The resulting cooking liquid is simmered, seasoned, and served as the accompanying sauce.
    • He thought of the letter and his father, anger simmered so close to the surface.
    • Don't ever underestimate the public anger still simmering over this issue.
    • Passing from deep snowbanks and icy air into a small narrow room with a low ceiling, a bare bulb, and a woodstove upon which simmered a pot of rose-hip tea, we commenced to be steam-cooked with hospitality.

transitive verb

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    (liquid/food) hervir a fuego lento


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    to keep sth at a / on the simmer dejar que algo hierva a fuego lento
    • bring it to a simmer and add the carrots cuando rompa el hervor, añada las zanahorias
    • Reduce the heat and maintain at a simmer until the sides begin to brown, about five minutes.
    • Place the dish over medium heat, and bring the liquid to a simmer.
    • Reduce heat to a simmer, then stir well for five minutes, or until the oats have absorbed the liquid.
    • Let it come to a simmer and cook for one or two minutes, taste and add some seasoning.
    • But just knowing her little brother was inside was enough to make her blood heat to a simmer.
    • Bring to a simmer and place the chicken wings around the perimeter of the pan.
    • To finish the shrimp, in a medium saucepan, bring three cups of the warm reserved bisque to a simmer.
    • Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.
    • Reduce the heat and maintain at a simmer until thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, about five minutes.
    • Bring to a simmer, place in oven and cook until meat is tender, about two hours.
    • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring the chicken stock to a simmer and maintain the head.
    • Bring back up to a simmer, cover the pot and lower the heat.
    • Once at boiling point, lower to a simmer, cover and cook for about 25 minutes or until tender, then liquidise and check seasoning.
    • Reduce the heat to a simmer, then cook for about 25 minutes until the lentils are tender.
    • Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes, until the blackcurrants are completely soft and the juices have run.
    • To prepare beet greens, fill a large skillet with water to a depth of 1 inch and heat to a simmer.
    • Reduce your boiling water to a simmer, and plop two raw bagels in the water.
    • Reduce to a simmer and leave, approximately 30 minutes, until the liquid has reduced and the mixture starts to caramelize.
    • She came into the foyer, her arms crossed, ready to bring the boiling situation back down to a small simmer.
    • Bring to a simmer and cook to infuse flavor, about 20 minutes.