Translation of cream in Spanish:

cream

crema (de leche), n.

Pronunciation /krim/ /kriːm/

noun

  • 1

    Cooking
    crema (de leche) feminine
    nata feminine Spain
    cream of mushroom soup crema de champiñones
    • The teahouse also offers light meals such as sausage rice with cream sauce and curry beef rice.
    • Inside a long, high room, on mustard and black linens, sits a bowl of gently curried cream of carrot soup.
    • It is the perfect raw material for that gourmet's dish, cream of parsley soup.
    • Foods like fettuccine Alfredo or cream of crab soup are loaded with fat.
    • On another station there was a baked salmon ‘Wellington’ in puff pastry, with three sauces, a seafood paella and a cream of seafood soup.
    • There was a choice of cream of broccoli soup, warm chicken liver salad, and herb and garlic crusted mussels.
    • You can also add it to canned soup, such as cream of tomato, or mix it into a salad.
    • Mix tuna, egg, cheese and cream of mushroom soup together in a casserole dish with a wooden spoon until mixture is somewhat uniform.
    • Spoon some mushroom cream around the dish and garnish with chives and chervil.
    • Most of the time it didn't have any actual meat anyway, it was mostly stuffing and cream of chicken soup.
    • Visitors can try making dishes like lobster cream sauce and sautéed flounder at the four-year-old Culinary Center of Monterey.
    • Then I have a bag of freeze-dried supper - either chicken curry or cod in cream sauce.
    • The next course of cream of barley soup was more to their liking.
    • If there's space left over, I'll toss in my wife's recipe for cream of broccoli soup.
    • There's only so much hot sauce you can add to cream of mushroom soup.
    • My selection was one of the specials, cream of cauliflower soup and a sandwich in brown bread.
    • There is Christmas Pudding with brandy cream sauce and Hot Mince Pie, and Fig Tarts.
    • I choose cream of celery soup, followed by a terribly healthy spinach and avocado salad.
    • Pour the cream into serving dishes and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 2-3 hours.
    • When an order comes in for cream of cauliflower soup it is poured from the pan, garnished with Parmesan and served.
    • I have no idea why I was suddenly badgered by the smell of those biscuits in particular, rather than, say, Garibaldi (squashed-fly biscuits) or custard creams.
    • It became an alternative to rosewater, particularly in rich seed cakes, almond cakes and biscuits, and dessert creams.
    • As well as a plentiful supply of bourbons and custard creams, one of the first things the nurse will do is check the level of iron in your blood beforehand to ensure you won't feel faint afterwards.
    • The biscuit factory closed down its biscuits development section and rode out the recession on old favourites such as custard creams and digestives.
    • And besides, by then she'd already eaten all the custard creams.
    • Many are the tedious meetings I have sat through where the only relief was to be found in a custard cream.
    • When I was very little it contained a selection of biscuits including malted milks, morning coffees, digestives and custard creams.
    • All we were offered were packets of sweet custard creams and chocolates.
  • 2

    (lotion)
    crema feminine
    face/night cream crema para la cara/de noche
    • Dry skin lotions, creams, or thicker preparations may be used to lubricate the skin, prevent fissures, and keep the skin pliable.
    • He pulled out his razor and coated his face with shaving cream, preparing to shave, which he really needed to do.
    • The medicated cream could make the skin dry and cause itching.
    • A good shaving cream or bath lotion will protect your skin from razor burn.
    • Keep your skin moisturized using creams and lotions designed to prevent stretch marks.
    • Apply an emollient cream or ointment after washing, bathing or showering and between baths or showers, as often as necessary.
    • Calendula petals can be used to make a nourishing skin cream or cleanser, and a strong infusion made from marigold petals can be used to lighten hair.
    • If your moisturizing lotion or cream is giving you a rash or causing skin eruptions, lanolin could be the culprit.
    • The locker rooms include shaving cream, deodorant, powder, blow dryers and lotion.
    • However, powder blusher is better for older skin than cream.
    • She tests every color on her face, with the joy of self-transformation shared by anyone who has ever put on a mask, makeup or shaving cream.
    • Instead of shaving cream, use lotion or hair conditioner to shave.
    • If you are concerned about caring for your skin you can buy skin cream, bug balm and wind balm - all made from only natural ingredients.
    • After showering with this mixture, I slather on thick, rich cream for fresh, exfoliated skin.
    • Jim filled his doorway, face half covered in shaving cream, eyebrows creased with concern.
    • They can be applied directly to the skin as lotions, creams or ointments.
    • As close as he is, Rena can smell his skin, with its faint scent of soap and shaving cream.
    • Finally, towel dry your head and use a non-comedogenic cream to moisturize your skin - it won't clog your pores.
    • The basic skin cosmetics include cleansers, creams, and colorants.
    • Put cream on your skin immediately after drying off.
  • 3

    (elite)
    the cream la flor y nata
    • the cream of society la flor y nata / la crema de la sociedad
    • The cream of Britain's funniest writers came out in force for the presentation of the first Saga Award for Wit at this year's Folkestone Literary Festival.
    • The cream of Europe's railway operators are being encouraged to make bold bids to put Scotland's network on the right track for the 21st century.
    • The cream of the local players were joined by bassist George Mitchell and reedman Donny McCaslin, who trekked in from New York.
    • The cream of the film industry was at the ‘Unity of Light’ concert and they vied with one another to enthral the huge crowd.
    • The cream of the exhibition, however, are the works of fiction.
    • The cream of local amateur groups are appearing on Stratford's famous stages, packing out the houses for the autumn visitors' season.
    • The cream of British musical talent has been approached to take part in two spectacular concerts in the grounds of Buckingham Palace.
    • The cream of Scottish dinghy racers converged at the Royal West of Scotland Amateur Boat Club to do battle yesterday.
    • The cream of the British showbiz world is about to stage a concert for the troops, which will be beamed around the world by satellite.
    • The cream of northern stand-up is coming to York in a show of solidarity for beleaguered York City fans.
    • The cream of Australia's theatrical crowd gathered at Walsh Bay for the opening of the $42-million Sydney Theatre.
    • The cream of Europe's squash juniors came to Dublin last weekend for the Irish Junior Open in Westwood.
    • The cream of South Africa's U16 rugby players arrive here tomorrow for the Coca-Cola-sponsored Grant Khomo tournament.
    • The cream of that consignment was the collection of Hudson River school landscapes and genre paintings owned by the late Luman Reed.
    • The cream of the ADF's golfers will be driving for low handicaps and straight putts at the ADF National Golf Championships.
    • The cream of British rugby will run out on the hallowed turf in what is expected to be an intense battle for the Rose Bowl Trophy.
    • The cream of world squash will be competing for a prize fund of $50,000 when they come to Manchester for the British Open championship in April.
    • IN 1990, when the Solheim Cup was first contested, the idea was to bring together the cream of women's golf from either side of the Atlantic.
    • Friday the 13th may have a bad reputation with some people, but in Ballarat it proved to be a lucky day for those wanting to hear the cream of the next generation of jazz musicians.
    • Saturday is Breeders' Cup day Stateside, with the cream of American and European talent flocking to Belmont Park on the East Coast for a quite exhilarating series of races.
  • 4

    (color)
    color crema masculine

adjective

  • 1

    (invariable adjective) color crema

transitive verb

  • 1

    Cooking
    • 1.1

      (butter/sugar/eggs) batir
      • In another bowl she creamed the butter and sugar using the electric whisk Jack gave her, then added the eggs.
      • You need to have an electric mixer to use the method described, although it is also successful using the traditional method that begins with creaming the butter and sugar.
      • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy.
      • In a mixer, cream the butter and sugar; then add the eggs slowly, mixing well.
      • For the topping, cream the butter and sugar together and then gently stir in the nuts and berries.
      • To make the dough cream the butter or margarine with the sugar.
      • Usually, recipes tell you to cream the butter with the sugar before adding the eggs.
      • In a food mixer (or with an electric hand-beater), cream the butter well then add the sugar and beat until fluffy.
      • Staff were even instructed to cream the butter before spreading to make sure customers got even less for their money.
      • Add just a drop of water and cream this to a paste.
      • Then I creamed a largish lump of butter into the flour and sugar mixture, worked it in with a spoon until it was all absorbed, and then poured the crumble mixture over the fruit.
      • In a mixing bowl, cream the dalda along with the icing sugar with your palm till light and creamy.
      • Meanwhile, cream the yeast in a bowl with the water and milk, then stir in the butter and keep stirring until it has melted into the mixture.
      • Cream the butter with the powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
      • Cream the butter, then gradually add the powdered sugar and remaining ingredients.
      • Cream the butter and sugar together thoroughly, then beat in the egg.

    • 1.2

      mezclar con crema o bechamel
      creamed rice arroz con leche
      • creamed potatoes puré de papas
      • The vegetables include creamed cauliflower, mashed potato, roast potato, carrots, peas, Brussels sprouts and cabbage.
      • Were they cooked, creamed, fried, pickled, or raw?
      • I had plans to make a green bean dish, creamed onions, and a salad later, while the turkey was in the oven.
      • There was turkey, ham, string beans, creamed corn, peas, carrots, turnips, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls, stuffing, and cranberry sauce.
      • Avoid entrées that are fried, fricasséed or creamed, and those sautéed or stir-fried in heavy oil.
      • The mains all come with five choices of potatoes, (pan fried, French fried, pub fried, creamed or boiled) and a vegetable selection.
      • I started with country vegetable soup, which was creamed and acceptably hot.
      • For the sides, we had German potatoes and creamed spinach.
      • We all had sides of mashed sweet potatoes, creamed spinach and onion rings.
      • As for sides there was creamed spinach, Hen of the Woods mushrooms, and onion rings.
      • And the scalloped potatoes, creamed spinach, and macaroni and cheese almost make you forget you came for steak.
      • The sprouts are ground, creamed and so sweet and nutty that I even ask for the recipe.
      • The main course - a showy prime rib roast, creamed spinach, and parsley potatoes - echoes the spirit of Christmas past in the best way.
      • He took from the table a white and blue china plate and held it in one hand while he filled it with ladles of smoked ham and thick sausages, stewed potatoes, creamed radishes, and warm cheeses with the other hand.
      • The noontime wedding menu includes chicken roast - chicken mixed with bread filling, mashed potatoes, gravy, creamed celery, pepper cabbage, and other items.
      • A large colourful platter was produced which had a large helping of roast lamb garnished with diced turnip, fluffy creamed potatoes and carrot julienne.
      • She cooked him creamed chicken and rice but didn't eat hers.
      • The spinach was creamed, not wilted, but that did add some flavour.
      • I ordered two of my favorite dishes, Prime Rib and creamed spinach.
      • His challenge was to eat creamed corn and cod liver oil.

    • 1.3(skim)

      (milk) descremar
      (milk) desnatar

  • 2US slang

    (defeat, smash)
    hacer polvo informal
    hacer papilla informal
    • He wasn't about to let Saki humiliate him by first ruining his computer and then creaming him.
    • How can he cream him when he drops out of the race?
    • Of course, Robby was creaming her.
    • She still decided to run, but we creamed her in the general election.
    • Rebecca and I had creamed our opponents, and the whole team had gone out to Round Table to celebrate our victory.
    • Finally it came down to Jason and my sister, and I'm more than ecstatic to report that my sister creamed him, taking home the trophy and bragging rights, which she just happened to use on me for the rest of the week.
    • ‘We SO creamed you guys,’ Shannon said breathlessly as they sat down in the grass catching their breaths.
    • I figure he's too gentlemanly to hit a woman, and if he tries it, she'll cream him without even working up a sweat.
    • The more time she spent with Leon, the more she wanted Chris to cream him at the strategic game.
    • But once she had completely creamed him during a tournament he began to think differently about her.
    • My daydreams of creaming him in a spit-off were instantly dashed.
    • Anyway, I don't want to watch the girls cream the guys so I'll see you guys later.
    • The boys were creaming us every time. Even when they gave us a start they would catch us and overtake us.
    • When I used my usual fighting method, right-handed, he creamed me (like he did pretty much everyone else).
    • Out of the corner of my eye, I saw that Khal had begun fighting Anax with the basic techniques and was easily creaming Anax.
    • Given how the South Africans were creaming the English, it might have been better to simply keep doing so and push for the win as quickly as possible.
  • 3vulgar slang

    (pants) mojarse
    to cream oneself venirse slang