sweet-and-sour


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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?
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sweet-and-sour

[ˌswiːtəndˈsaʊəʳ] adjagrodolce
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Here's the truth about sweet-and-sour dishes: One cook's sweet is another cook's sour.
Pomelo lovers who prefer the sweet-and-sour profile are advised to act fast as the variety only forms 10 per cent of current supply heading into the peak Chinese New Year period next month.
But instead of serving the usual dainty tidbits and finger foods, the waitstaff brought out generous portions of hearty, old-fashioned dishes like sweet-and-sour meatballs (recipe here) and pulled brisket with barbecue sauce.
Germans will traditionally add either raspberry or woodruff (a sweet, green herb) syrup to the beer, resulting in a light, sweet-and-sour beverage.
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