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  • FIHB Modern-day pato, aka horseball Play Pato in Argentina Pato, aka horseball, is a 17th-century sport that resembles a cross between polo and basketball—using a live duck.

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  • You have to try the hearts of palm salad with watercress and bacon vinegrette and smoked date puree, as well as the raspado de pato, which is a hudson valley duck breast served over crispy rice mixed with edamame, raisins, and pine nuts.

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  • Preparation with the bico de pato, which is similar to the chisel plow, is significantly less intensive.

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  • The game is played by two teams of four mounted players, using a leather ball with six handles, dubbed the "pato" or "duck"

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  • The only unbreakable rule was that the man in possession of the "pato" had to ride holding it in his outstretched right hand, offering it to an opponent to grab if he was caught up.

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  • She had already established a relationship with Pedro, a poultry vendor in the Roses market, who supplies elBulli with chicken for family meal—and called him earlier in the week to request a pato, the biggest one they had, at least six kilos if possible.

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  • Simple nouns such as pavo, pato, taza, tiza are easily found in any bi-lingual dictionary, and their definitions aren't ambiguous.

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  • While Niuris is the inspiration, Enrique is the experienced chef and together they create an eclectic range of dishes, including falafels, pato confitado (duck confit), lomito de res con camarones y espuma de apio al olivo (sirloin steak with shrimp and celery mousse), conejo al vino (rabbit in wine) to cerdo asado (roast pork).

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  • The best main courses include pato le Chansonnier (duck le Chansonnier), pechuga de pollo con salsa de tamarindo, (chicken breast with tamarind) and pescado a la provenzal (fish provencal).

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  • "What sense does it make for Argentina to have a national sport that came from England?" asks Gustavo Jure, a pato player who is now a referee.

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