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Picada: The Spanish false friend, the word picada from the verb Picar, denotes minced, however, Picada in Catalonia is a pounded mixture of minced garlic, fried bread ( picatostes ), hazelnuts and olive oil. This concoction is used to thicken sauces and flavor dishes along the Costa Brava and in the interior of Catalonia.



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