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tortilla

Saltos de línea: tor|tilla
Pronunciación: /tɔːˈtiːjə
 
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Definición de tortilla en inglés:

sustantivo

1(In Mexican cookery) a thin, flat pancake made from maize flour, eaten hot or cold, typically with a savoury filling.
Example sentences
  • Cornmeal is patted into a thin pancake called a tortilla.
  • Later, Sahagún tells us, they feasted agreeably on ‘white tortillas, grains of maize, turkey eggs, turkeys, and all kinds of fruit’.
  • The warm tortillas were thin and tender, crisp outside and yielding inside, with the rich sweetness of flour bound with salt and fat.
2(In Spanish cookery) an omelette.
Example sentences
  • Among our tapas selections, the Spanish tortilla had none of the eggy allure this traditional potato omelet can exhibit.
  • It is always served buffet style as a selection of culinary delights such as olives, fish or tortilla which the Spanish pick and choose from.
  • The Spanish tortilla, La Tasca style, is an omelette of mashed potatoes and onion, mildly seasoned.

Origen

Spanish, diminutive of torta 'cake'.

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