grué de cacao

English translation: cocoa bean

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French term or phrase:grué de cacao
English translation:cocoa bean
Entered by: Mary Worby
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22:53 Aug 8, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: grué de cacao
I'm aware that French is fraught with culinary terms and most are not translated to English. But I'm trying to avoid a translation that's too posh-sounding and pretentious...

Here are some ingredients for which I haven't found any English equivalents (don't translate?):

grué de cacao
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 11:44
cocoa bean
Explanation:
Couldn't find much on this, but did find the sites below which suggest it's the plain old cocoa bean. I know one of them's in Swedish, but as I say, resources were restricted!


http://www.connoisseur.se/valrhona/chokladbok.htm

Dictionnaire des termes du cacao - Lettre N - [ Translate this page ]
... Nibs nmp En. cocoa nib De. Kakaokernbruch nm, KakaogrieB ... concassage des fèves de
cacao et restant dans les ... à remplacer le terme "grué". Syn. Grué, cacao en ...
www.monbana.com/cacao/dictionnaire/page_n.html - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH

Mary
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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:44
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na +1cocoa bean
Mary Worby
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
cocoa bean


Explanation:
Couldn't find much on this, but did find the sites below which suggest it's the plain old cocoa bean. I know one of them's in Swedish, but as I say, resources were restricted!


http://www.connoisseur.se/valrhona/chokladbok.htm

Dictionnaire des termes du cacao - Lettre N - [ Translate this page ]
... Nibs nmp En. cocoa nib De. Kakaokernbruch nm, KakaogrieB ... concassage des fèves de
cacao et restant dans les ... à remplacer le terme "grué". Syn. Grué, cacao en ...
www.monbana.com/cacao/dictionnaire/page_n.html - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH

Mary



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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 484

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexandra Hague: www.chocolat.nestle.fr/az/gac, www.lagrandecuisine.com
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Reference information:
Anyone looking through the glossary for this term:

these bits of cocoa bean are also called "cocoa nibs".

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