(adj.) = gold ; gilt ; gilding ; golden-brown ; browning ; golden. Ex: It was a grand day, one of those dazzling spectacular blue and gold days of early fall. Ex: Various skins were used for leather bindings -- calf, goat, and sheep were the commonest -- and the surface was often decorated with heated brass tools, either using gold leaf (gilt) or plain (blind). Ex: Clobbering is a form of decoration where the original designs or patterns have been disregarded or deliberately altered or disguised by overpainting with enamels and/or gilding. Ex: Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden-brown -- if the profiteroles are too pale they will become soggy when cool. Ex: Check in occasionally and make sure the liquid hasn't completely boiled off and nothing is burning (though a bit of browning is desirable). Ex: Bake the pudding for 30-35 minutes until golden on the surface and bubbling around the edges. ---- * chorlito dorado = golden plover. * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt. * edad dorada = golden age ; golden years. * el silencio es dorado = silence is golden. * época dorada = glory days. * pasa dorada = sultana. (v.) = gild ; sear ; brown. Ex: The cut edges of the book might then be sprinkled or brushed with colour or (less commonly) marbled or gilded. Ex: Searing meat is the process for caramelising the sugars present in meat and forming an aesthetic crust around its surface. Ex: The sausages were browned on the hob before being transferred to a casserole dish. ---- * dorar la píldora = sweeten + the pill ; spin-doctor ; take + the bite out of ; sugar + the pill ; sugar-coat + the pill ; sugar-coat ; take + the teeth out of. * hierro para dorar = hot tool. * prensa para dorar = arming press.