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Which salsa came first: sauce or dancing?


salsa dancingSalsa - what came first, the music, the dancing or the sauce?
Wayne, Basildon


** Definitive **
Name: Chris, Egham
Qualification: Salsa teacher
Answer: The sauce came first. Salsa is Spanish for sauce. We tell people the dance is called that is because it's saucy, but really it's because the sauce is a mixture of ingredients and the dance is a mixture of Spanish, African, south American culture, it's a salsa-style dance.
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