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English translation: annato / annatoo (achiote or pimentón)

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Spanish term or phrase:achiote
English translation:annato / annatoo (achiote or pimentón)
Entered by: Gabriela Tenenbaum
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13:54 May 20, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: achoito
Cookery book
John Naysmith
annato / annatoo (achiote or pimentón)
Explanation:
Please see these pages:


http://www.geocities.com/NapaValley/1155/food_int.html#Gloss...


"Achiote - A hard seed from the annatoo tree, achiote is pounded into a powder or made into a paste. It has a mild, earthy flavor".


from: http://southernfood.about.com/food/southernfood/library/info...


Hope it helps!

Saludos #:)
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Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 03:21
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Summary of answers provided
nachayanne
Carol Hart
naannato / annatoo (achiote or pimentón)Gabriela Tenenbaum
naSure this is not annato (achuete)?
Parrot
naachiotexxxJon Zuber


  

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1 hr
achiote


Explanation:
If it's a typo for "achiote". If not, I don't know. See the reference for a description of achiote.


    Reference: http://www.cuisinenet.com/digest/ingred/achiote.shtml
xxxJon Zuber
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1 hr
Sure this is not annato (achuete)?


Explanation:
Just asking.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 07:21
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17 hrs
annato / annatoo (achiote or pimentón)


Explanation:
Please see these pages:


http://www.geocities.com/NapaValley/1155/food_int.html#Gloss...


"Achiote - A hard seed from the annatoo tree, achiote is pounded into a powder or made into a paste. It has a mild, earthy flavor".


from: http://southernfood.about.com/food/southernfood/library/info...


Hope it helps!

Saludos #:)

Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 03:21
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 113
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1 day 17 hrs
chayanne


Explanation:
This is a reddish powder used mainly for coloring food such as soups, special rice and some meat platters.

Used mostly in hispanic countries.


    experience as a housewife in Central America
Carol Hart
United States
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 59
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