sgranato

English translation: separate fluffy grains

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Italian term or phrase:sgranato (riso)
English translation:separate fluffy grains
Entered by: Amy Taylor

21:25 Oct 27, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Cooking / Culinary
Italian term or phrase: sgranato
Used to describe the qualities of rice *after* cooking. Does it mean that the grains stay separated, i.e., fluffy?
Amy Taylor
United States
Local time: 16:22
separate fluffy grains
Explanation:
yes, it means fluffy, specifically "separate fluffy grains"

Riso sgranato means that the rice is cooked to the point where the each grain is still separate from the others; cook it longer and they will stick together. Warning, the type of rice used will dictate whether it will produce a fluffy result.
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esoft
Canada
Local time: 18:22
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Thanks for the confirmation, esoft.
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separate fluffy grains


Explanation:
yes, it means fluffy, specifically "separate fluffy grains"

Riso sgranato means that the rice is cooked to the point where the each grain is still separate from the others; cook it longer and they will stick together. Warning, the type of rice used will dictate whether it will produce a fluffy result.


    Reference: http://www.harvestfields.ca/herbs/spice/rice.htm
esoft
Canada
Local time: 18:22
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks for the confirmation, esoft.

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