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Spanish Word of the Day: Gratinar

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Gratinar

Verbos relacionados con la cocina

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/25/2001
Word: Gratinar
(gra-ti-NAR), verbo transitivo.
English: To cook au gratin
Etymology: del francés gratiner.
Meaning: Hacer que un alimento se tueste por encima en el horno.
Topic:Verbos relacionados con la cocina
Example:

"De sus dedos cayó la nieve del queso rallado cubriendo la blancura tostada de la bechamel y metió la cazuela en el horno para que se gratinara."
(Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Los Mares del Sur)

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