Bollito de ostra

13:04 Mar 21, 2018
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Cooking / Culinary / Cuisine
Spanish term or phrase: Bollito de ostra
Bollit de ostra de Valencia

Justin Peterson
Local time: 11:21

Summary of answers provided
2 +2Valencian oyster stew
Jane Martin
3oyster bun
Sofia Bengoa

Discussion entries: 9



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Valencian oyster stew

Bollito misto is a famous Italian stew which I think this menu item might be alluding to.

I am assuming this is a main course rather than a bun of any kind. Again, I have put a low confidence level as it's hard to be sure.

Bollito Misto (Italian pronunciation: [bolˈliːto ˈmisto]) is a classic northern Italian stew,

Jane Martin
Local time: 10:21
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agree  neilmac: Probably from "little bowl"...
3 hrs
  -> Thanks Neil

agree  Charles Davis: Since it's Valencian, it must be bollit, a Valencian form of Catalan bullit, meaning boiled (= hervido in Castilian). But in practice it means a stew anyway.
9 hrs
  -> Thanks Charles.
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oyster bun

Qué tal así? Por lo que he visto no hay nada acuñado; habría que unir las dos palabras sin más.

Note added at 20 hrs (2018-03-22 09:52:17 GMT)

And also according to the images I have seen, I think this is the chef's invention, without any previous example to be based on.
I also saw like filo pastry sachets where the oyster may be placed. But since it says "bollito" this takes me to a oven-baked sort of dough.

Sofia Bengoa
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