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pêler à vif

English translation: peel fruits and remove pith

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French term or phrase:pêler à vif
English translation:peel fruits and remove pith
Entered by: Anna Stevenson
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01:47 Apr 25, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: pêler à vif
In a recipe:
pêler à vif les fruits
Clair@Lexeme
France
Local time: 11:13
peel fruits and remove any pith/white skin
Explanation:
Some citrus fruits, such as oranges, have a thin layer of white skin underneath the outer rind. "pêler à vif" means that this thin layer, called "pith" in English, should also be removed.
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Anna Stevenson
France
Local time: 11:13
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napeel and remove the pith from fruits/cut the peel and pith
Cynthia Brals-Rud
napeel fruits and remove any pith/white skin
Anna Stevenson


  

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19 mins
peel fruits and remove any pith/white skin


Explanation:
Some citrus fruits, such as oranges, have a thin layer of white skin underneath the outer rind. "pêler à vif" means that this thin layer, called "pith" in English, should also be removed.


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Anna Stevenson
France
Local time: 11:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 16
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31 mins
peel and remove the pith from fruits/cut the peel and pith


Explanation:
I'd use the first option (FAO's choice).
Here are some links:

Food Network: Recipe - SANGRIA
... away the rind in a spiral, using a knife. Remove the pith from both fruits, and
slice the flesh. Peel the peach flesh into pieces. Place the fruit in a large ...
www.foodtv.com/recipes/re-c1/0,1724,13674,00.html

Arielle's Recipe Archives: Candied Oranges
... thin 4 lemons, seeded, sliced very thin 2 tb Creme de Cassis Peel the fruits, removing
bitter pith. In a medium saucepan (nonreactive) place a layer of sliced ...
recipes.taronga.com/preserving/candied-oranges.html - 5k - In cache - Gelijkwaardige pagina's


Leaflet No. 11 - 1986 - Citrus fruits
... the Vitamin C in them. Peel the fruit, remove the white skin (pith) if it is bitter,
and separate it into sections. For larger citrus fruits, remove the thin ...
www.fao.org/WAIRdocs/x5425e/x5425e0b.htm - 17k

Fruity Winter Salad
... in salads, and using pineapple and citrus fruits also helps the body to get working ... Carefully
cut the peel and pith from the oranges and cut the segments ...
www.northern-scot.co.uk/paper/cooking/morag/fruitysalad.htm - 4k


    www.fao.org/WAIRdocs/x5425e/x5425e0b.htm - 17k
Cynthia Brals-Rud
Local time: 11:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 28
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