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Saltos de línea: tara¦ma|sa¦lata
Pronunciación: /ˌtarəməsəˈlɑːtə
(also tarama /ˈtarəmə/)

Definición de taramasalata en inglés:


[mass noun]
A pinkish paste or dip made from the roe of certain fish, mixed with olive oil and seasoning.
Example sentences
  • "Oh well, there'll be hummus and tabbouleh and taramasalata - they're all extremely mushy," he said.
  • There's Elizabeth David's taramasalata and dumpy, crisp and filling fish cakes.
  • The big draw for me, though, is the cooler along the south wall, which is jammed with Greek olives, cheese, anchovies, halvah and other specialties, including hummus, tarama and Balkan-style yogurt.


from modern Greek taramas 'roe' (from Turkish tarama, denoting a preparation of soft roe or red caviar) + salata 'salad'.

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