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Galleta

Léxico relacionado con los postres I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/29/2003
Word: Galleta
(Ga-LLE-ta), sustantivo femenino
English: biscuit, cookie.
Etymology: Del francés galette
Meaning: Pasta compuesta de harina, azúcar y a veces huevo, manteca o confitura diversas, que, dividida en trozos pequeños y moldeados o modelados en forma varia, se cuecen al horno.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los postres I
Example:

“Me gusta hacer galletas, sentir en los dedos la suavidad de la harina, palpar la áspera textura del azúcar...”

Isabel Allende, Afrodita, p. 73, Ed Plaza y Janés

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