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Spanish Word of the Day: Escalfar

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Escalfar

Verbos de cocina I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/2/2012
Word: Escalfar
(es-cal-FAR) Verbo transitivo
English: To poach
Etymology: Del latin ""excalfacere"", calentar
Meaning: Cocer en agua hirviendo o en caldo un alimento, especialmente los huevos sin cáscara.
Topic:Verbos de cocina I
Example:

Se pone a escalfar cuando el líquido está en ebullición(Mª Mestayer de Echagüe, Enciclopedia culinaria. La cocina completa)

Pronunciation: