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"Custard" is a noun which is often translated as "las natillas", and "flan" is a noun which is often translated as "el flan". Learn more about the difference between "custard" and "flan" below.
custard(
kuhs
-
tuhrd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. las natillas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After dinner, we're going to have custard for dessert.Después de la cena, vamos a tomar natillas para el postre.
b. la crema pastelera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(thick)
I prepared some custard to use as cake filling.Preparé crema pastelera para rellenar un pastel.
c. la salsa inglesa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(not thick)
Pour the custard into a small bowl. Serve warm or chilled.Vierta la salsa inglesa en un cuenco pequeño. Sirva tibia o fría.
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flan(
flahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el flan
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(custard)
I couldn't make the flan because I didn't have the right mold.No pude hacer el flan porque no tenía el molde adecuado.
b. la tarta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(pastry)
Is there any flan for dessert today?¿Hay tarta de postre hoy?
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