buttermilk vs. whey

07:57 Jan 11, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: buttermilk vs. whey
both are milk-allergens, is the translation the same? "suero"?

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Fabiola de Cardone
Geisha (Angie) Hayes
na1. kumis, 2. suero
Luz Bordenkircher



19 mins
1. kumis, 2. suero

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Luz Bordenkircher
Local time: 01:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 208
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2 hrs

Go to the reference below. It contains and english-spanish food glossary.

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    Reference: http://www.lingolex.com/spanishfood/glossayen.htm
Geisha (Angie) Hayes
PRO pts in pair: 47

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Sarah Brenchley
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5 hrs

In Colombia at least, we translate buttermilk as "Kumis", but I think that this is a very local word. In other countries I would think they use "leche cortada" for buttermilk, which is milk processed in a certain way.
Whey is "suero", and this is the remains of the milk after making the cheese.
Hope this helps.

Fabiola de Cardone
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