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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.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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'.

Palabras que riman con tortilla

seguidilla

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