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    Default How do you translate "stewed prunes" in Spanish?

    Hi everyone,
    I need the translation of "stewed prunes". It's a list of healthy food products in a menu. I need it for the Spanish-speaking audience in the US.
    Thanks!

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    Default Re: How do you translate "stewed prunes" in Spanish?

    Stew is a cooked dish (simmered) and it is translated as "estofado", but stewed refers to the cooking method and has to be translated as "cocido" or "cocinado". A prune is a dried plum, it is translated as "ciruela pasa".
    However, for a menu, I would use "ciruelas en su jugo" which means: prunes cooked in their own juices.
    Now, I would agree with you if you say that it doesn't sound very attractive in english; but in spanish, it sounds "delicioso".

    Regards, Mario

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    Default Re: How do you translate "stewed prunes" in Spanish?

    how about "compota de ciruelas"?

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    Default Re: How do you translate "stewed prunes" in Spanish?

    Ciruela en compota
    Hope it helps

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