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sweet-and-sour

(swēt′n-sour′)
adj.
Flavored with a sauce containing sugar and vinegar: sweet-and-sour pork.
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sweet-and-sour

adj
(Cookery) (of food) cooked in a sauce made from sugar and vinegar and other ingredients
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sweet′-and-sour′



adj.
cooked with sugar and vinegar or lemon juice and often other seasonings.
[1925–30]
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Translations

sweet-and-sour

[ˌswiːtənˈsaʊəʳ]
A. ADJagridulce
B. Nplato m agridulce (especialmente en la comida china)
is sweet-and-sour all right for you?¿te parece bien un plato agridulce?
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sweet-and-sour

[ˌswiːtəndˈsaʊəʳ] adjagrodolce
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Featuring a wide variety of desserts, Sweet and Sour includes some interesting tastes.
The secret to the perfect sweet and sour sauce is balance.
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"Sweet and Sour Power (The Witches of Danarobbeth)" is a clever, colorfully illustrated fantasy nature tale about a mythical battle of smells between the Sweets, or sweet flower witches who loved creating flower perfumes and the Sours, or stinky green witches who loved stinkweed and other noxious smelling weeds.
Four vegetable spring rolls, battered chicken pieces with sweet chilli sauce, sweet and sour chicken, beef in black bean sauce and vegetable chow mein.
If eaten once a week for a year you save 3588 cals SINNER: Sweet and Sour, Stir Fry, Asda, 232 cals per 100g SAINT: Sweet and Sour, Stir Fry, Good for You, Asda, 85 cals per 100g SAVING: 147 cals.
The sweet and sour balance continues through the beer, but the Brett is subtle, so it's a great introductory beer for those that have previously avoided sour brews.
QI find sweet and sour sauces very fruity - have you any ideas how to change this?