Hervir   (hierve)                     Boil
Hervir a fuego lento              Simmer
Durante 20 minutes              for 20 minutes

Freir (frito)                            fry
…en poco aceite                   shallow fry
…en aceite abundante          deep fry

Descongelar                           defrost
No es necesario descongelar no need to defrost

Calentar  (calor, caliente)      heat
Calentar al horno                  heat in the oven
Precalentar el horno             pre-heat the oven

Escurrir                                 strain / drain
Añadir                                   add
Verter  (vierte)                      pour
Verter lentamente                pour slowly
Remover  (remueve)             stir
Pelar                                     peel, skin
Cocer   (cocido)                     cook  (cooked)
Cocer al horno                      bake
Asar  (asado)                         roast
Dar la vuelta                         turn
Mezclar                                 mix 
Dorado /dorada                    golden brown

Cuchara / cucharada             spoon / spoonful
Cucharita / cucharadita        teaspoon /teaspoonful
Taza                                     cup
Pizca                                    pinch


Conservar en lugar fresco y seco     Keep in a cool, dry place

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