Piastre

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Piastre

1. The name of the subdivision equal to 1/100 of several currencies. Examples include the Egyptian pound and the Lebanese pound.

2. See: Ottoman piastre.
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Place a piastra (a flat griddle) on the grill to preheat.
Place them on the hot dry piastra and cook, unmoved, 7 to 10 minutes, until well-charred on the first side.
Here they serve authentic Italian dishes like Salmone alla Piastra (griddled salmon filets with lemon sauce) and Pesto alla Genovese (traditional basil pesto) from a festive open kitchen.