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Saturday, 21 August 2010

Food with a funny name: The Muffuletta Sandwich

The muffuletta is a mighty meaty sandwich native to New Orleans. It is traditionally made with a large, round loaf of crusty bread, a variety of cured meats and cheeses (typically capicola, salami, mortadella, emmentaler and provolone) and most importantly olive salad. This salad of course has olives, but also carrots, cauliflower and celery.

* Mini-dictionary:

mighty: poderoso
meaty: relleno de carne
native to: originario de
loaf of bread: hogaza de pan
crusty: crujiente
cured meats: fiambres
capicola: bondiola
emmentaler: queso emmental
olive: aceituna
carrot: zanahoria
cauliflower: coliflor
celery: apio

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