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- pastel (masculine), pai (masculine) (Central America/América Central) (Mexico/México) ; (savory) empanada (feminine), pastel (masculine) pie in the sky castillos en el aire to be as easy as pie ser* pan comido [colloquial/familiar], ser* un bollo (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar] to eat humble pie morder* el polvoMore example sentences
- Biscuits, cakes, pastries, meat pies, sausages, hard cheese, butter and foods containing lard, coconut or palm oil all tend to be high in saturated fats.
- Put the potato into a piping bag with a 2cm plain nozzle and pipe on to the meat mixture in the pie dish.
- Pour the cooled sauce over the chicken and vegetables in the pie dish and cover with puff pastry.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.