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- n. A thick drink or thin gruel made from cornmeal
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A porridge or gruel of maize meal and water, milk, or the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mush made of Indian corn, also diluted and used as a drink: a favorite food in Spanish-American countries.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. eaten as mush or as a thin gruel
Variation: Fruit atole Add 1/2 lb. fresh fruit (strawberries, raspberries, peaches, gueva, mango) pureed and strained, just as the atole is coming to its second boil, after adding the milk.
The hot corn beverage called atole is usually served in the morning, but in Michoacan this tamarind version is served at night, usually after the late evening meal, in small cups.
Besides being a good breakfast drink, atole is nice late at night, perfect for those who want to avoid a late supper but don't want to go to bed on an empty stomach.
Or in atole de grano, or ... hmmm ... looks like I like corn any old way.
And she did indeed call it atole negro, but that might have been her name for it.
I also love atole, which is a thick, warm drink made with masa.
A thin white gruel, called atole, made from ground corn, is also eaten, but no deer-meat, nor fish with the exception of a small kind called mítshe.
Among the most renowned dishes are "atole" and "churipo," and no meal is ever unaccompanied by tortillas or corundas.
The study is based on tests with a porridge called "atole" eaten in Guatemala and made with corn, rather than oats.
Teachers report an improvement in the school performance of children after they drink the 'atole'.
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