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1 el grof zeezout

English translation: 1 tbsp coarse sea salt


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16:40 Aug 13, 2006
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Cooking / Culinary
Dutch term or phrase: 1 el grof zeezout
el usually means a yard but I can't imagine this is a yard

for seasoning a pan of pasta
Andre de Vries
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:03
English translation:1 tbsp coarse sea salt
I really think this means "eetlepel"
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Ineke Hardy
Local time: 10:03
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4 +111 tbsp coarse sea salt
Ineke Hardy



11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
1 tbsp coarse sea salt

I really think this means "eetlepel"

Ineke Hardy
Local time: 10:03
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Antoinette Verburg: Ja, in recepten betekent 'el' absoluut 'eetlepel(s)' (Zie ook Van Dale NL-NL, allereerste betekenis).
20 mins

agree  Marijke Singer: Ja, el is eetlepel!
28 mins

agree  joeky janusch
28 mins

agree  Hans Bulteryst: no doubt that in cooking/restaurant/gourmet terms: el = eetlepel. Dutch uses "eetlepel" and "koffielepel" as measures versus English uses "tablespoon" and "teaspoon".
43 mins

agree  Suzan Hamer: and with all "agree" comments
50 mins

agree  xxxjarry
1 hr

agree  avsie
1 hr

agree  Paul Peeraerts
14 hrs

agree  AllisonK: never heard of el meaning a yard, but i'm technically challenged
15 hrs

agree  Jack den Haan: @Allison: 'el' is an ancient unit of distance. There are various ref's to the term in the Bible, for instance.
16 hrs

agree  Saskia Steur: el is eetlepel, tablespoon
17 hrs
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