The first meaning of carbonated that mentions the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) in your dictionary refers to a large quantity of charcoal that is thrown into the burner at one time.

CarbonatedIt should be noted that the Coal it is a solid fuel. A burnerMeanwhile, it is a hole in a hearth that has a grate to support the fire (the fuel when it is already lit).

Beyond this use of the concept, the idea of ​​carbonation usually appears in the field of gastronomy. In several South American countries, carbonate is a stew It is made in different ways depending on the region.

Usually carbonates have meat, squash, rice, corn (corn), dad (potato) Y peach dried apricots (that is to say, dried peach). The preparation requires boiling the ingredients in a broth until the stew is thick; Before serving the carbonated, it is usual to season it with parsley, thyme, peppers and other species.

As for the name of the carbonada, there are several versions. There are those who claim that stew receives this name since it is ready once the firewood was charred. Other versions indicate that its origin is in the area of ​​the coal mines from Burbot (chili) or derived from the carbonade, a Belgian dish.

It is called carbonada, on the other hand, mince which, once cooked, is roasted on a grill. The RAE also points out that a carbonated can be a bite made with a sweet, egg and milk that is fried in butter.