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GLOSSARY - ENGLISH-ITALIAN - STUV

saffron: zafferano
sage: salvia
salad: insalata; ----- capricciosa,
mista, misticanza (Rome), (mixed); barba di cappuccina, insalata cappuccina (salad of small herbs, Rome); insalata verde (green); ----- russa (cooked vegetables with mayonnaise)
seasoned: condito; insalata condita (salad with dressing); insalata scondita (salad without dressing)
salami: salame
salmon: salmone
salt: sale
sandwich: tramezzino; canape'
(open-faced); mozzarella in carrozza (hot cheese sandwich, dipped in batter, fried)
sandwich (packaged) bread: pane in cassetta
sardines: sardine (small), sarde (large)
sauce: sugo (also gravy), salsa;
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béchamel sauce (white sauce): besciamella;
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tomato sauce: salsa di pomodoro;
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green sauce: salsa verde (green sauce: parsley, capers, anchovies, garlic, gherkins, onion, salt, pepper, oil, vinegar; usually accompanies cold meat);
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ketchup or hot sauce: salsa piccante;
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pesto: pesto, genoese (fresh basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic, oil, sometimes pine or walnuts, finely ground, used on pasta or in minestrone)
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meat sauce: alla bolognese, ragu'
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tomato sauce with garlic and oregano: alla pizzaiola

sausage: salsicce, cotechino; zampone (Modena, highly spiced pork sausage encased in skin of forefeet)
scorpion fish: scorfano (like rock fish)
sea dates: datteri di mare (like mussels)
seahen (gurnard): cappone
(in) season: di stagione
sea urchin: riccio
seeds: semi
semolina: semolino
shark: squadro (angel);
palombo (smooth hound)
shellfish: frutti di mare
shrimp: gamberi, gainberetti
skin: buccia
slice: trancia, fetta, fettina
smoked: affumicato
snails: lumache
snapper: orata (red)
snipe: beccaccino
sole: sogliola
souffle': suffle'
soup: zuppa, minestra; minestre (soup &/or pasta course)
sour: agro
spaghetti: spaghetti
spices: spezie
spicy: piccante
spinach: spinaci
spit, spitted, roasted on a spit: spiedo, spiedino, allo spiedo
spleen: milza
spongecake: pan di Spagna
spoon: cucchiaio (large), cucchiaino (small)
squab: piccione
squash: zucehine (vegetable); spremuta (fruit drink)
squid: calamari, calamaretti
steamed: cotto a vapore, affogato
stew: spezzato, stufatino, ragu'
stockfish: stoccafisso
straw: cannuccia
strawberries: fragole; frago]ine dei boschi (tiny, wild strawberries)
string beans: fagiolini
stuffing: ripieno
stuffed: ripieno, imbottito, farcito
sturgeon: storione
sugar: zucchero
sweet: dolce
sweet and sour: agro-dolce
sweetbreads: animelle
sweet red pepper: pimiento, peperoni gialli
sweets, cakes, desserts: dolci
Swiss cheese: groviera
swordfish: pesce spada
syrup: sciroppo

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