Unit 18: Reading a Recipe
allungheranno – allungare
lasciamo – lasciare
cuociono – cuocere
servite – servire
aggiungete – aggiungere
mescoli – mescolare
Mix 240 grams of whole wheat flour with a cup of water and a little bit of yeast. Allow to rest, then knead and make a loaf in a mold. Bake for 45 minutes at 250° C. Serve with olive oil and a pinch of salt.
Unit 18 Review Exercises
Review Exercise 1
three cups of flour tre tazze di farina
a liter of oil un litro d’olio
a pinch of salt un pizzico di sale
two egg yolks due tuorli
pepper to taste pepe quanto basta / pepe q.b.
a splash of wine un dito di vino
Review Exercise 2
versare il latte pour the milk
servire con panna serve with cream
tritare un ciuffo di prezzemolo mince a bunch of parsley
cuocere la cipolla in padella con burro cook the onion in a frying pan with butter
Give yourself at least half an hour to complete Review Exercise 3. You can find any additional words you need in a bilingual dictionary. Once you’ve finished, you can check your Italian by plugging it into a machine translation tool and seeing how it comes out in English. If you’ve got something reasonably comprehensible, you’re in good shape.
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