Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A miscellaneous dish of meats. See olla-podrida.

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Examples

  • López, for example, suggests that horse manure cooked in wine and placed hot on the patient's navel will help with blood in the urine; likewise, the sufferer of orina podrida, or urine with foul material, can be cured by drinking a mixture of rabbit's urine and pulque blanco. 97

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • Representative cuisine of the Pátzcuaro region includes important creations such as Tarascan soup, its famous white fish, tiny fish known as "charales," the unequalled flavor of ice cream known as "nieve de pasta," and the stew from Ario de Rosales known as "olla podrida."

    Introduction to Michoacán - the soul of Mexico

  • Representative cuisine of the Pátzcuaro region includes important creations such as Tarascan soup, its famous white fish, tiny fish known as "charales," the unequalled flavor of ice cream known as "nieve de pasta," and the stew from Ario de Rosales known as "olla podrida."

    Introduction to Michoacán - the soul of Mexico

  • Representative cuisine of the Pátzcuaro region includes important creations such as Tarascan soup, its famous white fish, tiny fish known as "charales," the unequalled flavor of ice cream known as "nieve de pasta," and the stew from Ario de Rosales known as "olla podrida."

    Introduction to Michoacán - the soul of Mexico

  • Representative cuisine of the Pátzcuaro region includes important creations such as Tarascan soup, its famous white fish, tiny fish known as "charales," the unequalled flavor of ice cream known as "nieve de pasta," and the stew from Ario de Rosales known as "olla podrida."

    Introduction to Michoacán - the soul of Mexico

  • Representative cuisine of the Pátzcuaro region includes important creations such as Tarascan soup, its famous white fish, tiny fish known as "charales," the unequalled flavor of ice cream known as "nieve de pasta," and the stew from Ario de Rosales known as "olla podrida."

    Introduction to Michoacán - the soul of Mexico

  • He reserves a place of honor for the all-inclusive Spanish stew known as olla podrida and includes a Catalan recipe for spit-roast partridge.

    Delizia!

  • From the snippets of conversation I would overhear while trying to concentrate on the sports pages, the Goddess Movement seemed less an organized religion than an olla-podrida of all things New Age.

    Bob Wallace: The Goddesses at Starbucks

  • This complex, Byzantine, at times longwinded work, which spent more than 60 weeks on Spain's best sellers list, throws together mystery, romance, and crime into one big mix like an olla podrida ....

    Shadow of the Wind: Summary and book reviews of Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

  • I could tell the gender of the cook, where her thoughts were predisposed to venture as she worked and exactly how many times she stirred the olla podrida.

    Archive 2003-11-01

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