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Definition of the adjective al dente

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adjective

  1. of pasta cooked so as to be firm when eaten

Alternative definition of the adjective al dente

adjective

  1. [context: of pasta] firm (used of pasta which is cooked just right)

Food

Al dente: In cooking, al dente describes pasta and vegetables, rice or beans that are cooked to be firm to the bite. The etymology is Italian "to the tooth.

  • also known as Αλ τέντε, Στο δόντι, 有嚼勁, Fogkemény, Prema zubu

Film

"Al Dente" is a 1998 short film created by Aardman Animations.

Music

  1. "Al Dente" is a musical album of Al McKay Allstars.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  2. "Al dente" is a musical album of Mario Adorf.
    • released on (21 years ago)
  3. "Al Dente" is a musical album of Massimo Santucci.
    • released on (13 years ago)

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Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

underdone, al dente. See also cruduogno, crurigno, cruruogno. crudo adj. raw, uncooked. crudulÍllo adj. rare, undercooked. See also crurulillo. cruduogno adj. underdone, al dente. See also crudigno, crurigno, cruruogno.

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

dente, al Italy Al dente denté France Dentex, the fish ( NOTE: Literally 'toothed'.) dentex The general species name of a group of Mediterranean fish, Dentex dentex, similar to sea bream with a firm flesh and up to 1 m in length. Baked or grilled.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

al dente see ITALIAN ...

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

al dente /al den-tay/ adj. & adv. (of food) cooked so as to be still ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

al dente al den'ta, (It.) of pasta, firm to the teeth. alder otthr, n. any tree of the genus Alnus, related to the birches, usually growing in moist ground: extended to various other trees or shrubs. — adj. al'dern made of alder. [O.E. alor.] alderman ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Foods (2002)

A Guide to Healthy Nutrition by Experts from Dole Food Company, Experts from The Mayo Clinic, Experts from UCLA Center for H

Al dente simply means cooking the pasta until it is firm to the bite. Cooking time varies, however, depending on whether the pasta is fresh or dried. It also depends on whether the pasta is made from soft or hard flour. Generally, pasta made ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms (2000)

by Rodney Dale

near Bombay UNMAN •1 eel DANISH, NORWEGIAN, SWEDISH al cuarto de bora soup containing mussels, onions, ham, parsley and rice, garnished with finely-chopped hard-boiled egg SPANISH al dente 'to the tooth' ; slightly firm to the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2013)

Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group

Airlayering Ajiva Al dente Al fresco Alabaster Albatross Albatrossaround one's neck Albedo Albigenses Albinism Alchemy Aldosterone Aldosteronism Aleatory music Alectryomancy Aleuromancy Alexandertechnique Alexandrine Alfalfa Algae ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

al dente firm, in music: risoluto firmament: empyrean, ether, heavens, sky, universe, vault firmly committed: deep-rooted, dyed- in-the-wool, inveterate firmly ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients (2005)

A Wiccan Guide to Spellcasting by Lexa Rosean

RULER: Mercury TYPE: food MAGICKAL FORM: al dente or firm Spiral pasta is the best choice for enhancing your creativity. Eat spaghetti or linguine for protection and to improve communication. Corn pasta helps bring financial creativity and ...

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Small photo of ALAMEDA, CA - JULY 10, 2015: One 1 pound box of Barilla brand pasta. Mezzi Rigatoni. Al Dente perfection in 10 to 11 minutes. An Enriched Macaroni Product.Small photo of Checking al dente for pastaSmall photo of Tuna on pasta cooked al dente with olives served on elegant white plate with white table backgroundSmall photo of Pasta penne is cooked al dente, then mixed with sliced ham, feta cheese and basil. Dressing is made with olive oil, bit of vinegar, salt and pepper. Served with glass of soda on white rustic table.Small photo of Pasta penne is cooked al dente, then mixed with sliced ham, feta cheese and basil. Dressing is made with olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Served with glass of soda on white rustic table. Top view.Small photo of Tuna on pasta cooked al dente with olives served on elegant white plate with white table backgroundSmall photo of Pasta penne is cooked al dente, then mixed with sliced ham, feta cheese and basil. Dressing is made with olive oil, bit of vinegar, salt and pepper. Served with glass of soda on white rustic table. More...

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