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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The advantage of a piastra is that it gives you a very hot cooking surface" -- and is a great way to cook many foods -- mussels, shrimp, flatbreads.
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.
From comforting Piadina alla piastra with prosciutto and figs, and Pizza with Hot Salami and Pecorinoto to fresh Monkfish loin in prosciutto shirt with pesto fregula and Barbecued Octopus with beans and limoncello.
Piastra held various positions at Clariant including as the Technical Marketing Manager Additive for the French and Italian markets.