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Spanish Word of the Day: Escabechar

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Escabechar

Verbos de cocina I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/4/2012
Word: Escabechar
(es-ca-be-CHAR) Verbo transitivo
English: To pickle
Etymology: Del ár. hisp. assukkabáǧ, y este del ár. sikbāǧ; cf. persa sekbā
Meaning: Echar en una salsa o adobo que se hace con aceite frito, vino o vinagre, laurel y otros ingredientes.
Topic:Verbos de cocina I
Example:

El arte de escabecharCombinar con acierto vinagre y aceite forma parte de nuestra cultura culinaria.Las Provincias, 21 de enero de 2008

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