adjective/adjetivo (-cier, -ciest)
- 1.1 [sauce/food] (highly seasoned) muy condimentado; (with spices) con muchas especias; (hot, peppery) picanteMore example sentences1.2 (racy) [story/account] sabroso; (with sexual connotations) picante
- This was braised cubes of lamb in a spicy coconut sauce with fragrant rice for €15.50.
- A little bowl of diablo sauce, a spicy and fresh tomato salsa, came on the side.
- To top it off, the skewers were presented on a plate with potatoes, sour cream, and a spicy tomato sauce.
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...
Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.