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RECIPIES (SALADS I)

These are recipies which have been written by students of English around the world in an Exchange program. Your aim is to learn it and cook it if you like it and, of course, learn the new vocabulary related to cooking. 

Pumpkin and Potato Salad
By Yoko Yanamoto (Japan)

This recipe is one of my favorites. I often make
potato salad. Because it's delicious and healthy and easy to make. You only have to mix mash potato and pumpkin with vegetables or fruit or anything you like. I recommend you to put many vegetables into salad. You can take the full of nutriment from this salad. I hope you'll try this recipe.

(serves 4 persons)
A: 3 potatoes and 1/2
carrot, chop, boil together and drain
1/4 of an pumpkin, peel, boil, and drain
1
boiled egg

Combine A in a large glass bowl,
mash them, add mayonnaise, sprinkle in some salt and pepper. While you're boiling potato, carrot, pumpkin and an egg, you better prepare B.

B: 1
cucumber, slice
1/4 of an onion, slice, put into water to decrease their sharp taste for a while, and then drain
some
chopped ham

Combine B into a small
bowl, add mayonnaise and pepper a little, toss lightly.

Mix A and B. Sprinkle
chopped parsley on top, if you like. Of course, you can add many vegetables. Let's dig in!! 

Vocabulary associated with cooking:

a)  Verbs                                               b) Nouns

Mix .............. Mezclar                      Potato Salad........ Ensalada de patata

Chop ........... Picar/ cortar.               Pumpkin.............. Calabaza

Boil.............. Cocer/ Hervir              Carrot.................. Zanahoria

Drain........... Escurrrir                       Boiled egg ......... Huevo hervido

Peel............. Pelar                       Cucumber........... Pepino

Mash........... Triturar / mezclar      Chopped ham..... Jamón cortado

Sprinkle...... Rociar / Salpicar       Bowl.................... Fuente

Slice............ Cortar en rodajas       Pepper................ Pimienta

Toss ........... Remover                        Parsley............... Perejil


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