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AS Gastronomia

Vocabulary for Food

el aceite oil
aceite de oliva olive oil
el arroz rice
el azúcar sugar
casero home-mad
la cebolla onion
freír to fry
frito fried
la harina flour
el huevo egg
el marisco shellfish
el pescado fish
la sal salt
la tortilla de patata Spanish omelette
la verdura vegetables (greens)
legumbres vegetables (legumes)
comida callejera street food
comida chatarra, comida basura junk food
calamares squid
pulpo octopus
paella a traditional dish made of rice, saffron, vegetables and seafood
las ostras oysters
las mejillones mussels
las gambas shrimp
la chuleta pork chop
la costilla ribs
el chorizo (garlic) sausage
la salchicha sausage
ensaimada pastry from Mallorca
butifarra Catalan sausage
sobrassada spreadable Mallorcan sausage
la olla pot
la sartén frying pan
el jamón serrano thinly sliced Spanish ham
el jamón ibérico expensive, thinly sliced Spanish ham
el gazpacho cold, Andalucian tomato soup
el flan Mexican custard dessert
crema catalana creme brulee
patatas bravas potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce
las albóndigas meatballs
las olivas olives
el queso manchego cheese from La Mancha
el cangrejo crab
las almejas clams
la horchata tigernut (or sometimes almond) milk
churros y chocolate long, thin sugarcoated doughnuts served with thick hot chocolate for dipping
empanadas equivalent to Cornish pasties, stuffed with cheese, beans and meats
arepas Popular in Venezuela and Colombia. Flatbreads, between which you put meats and vegetables (kind of like an open-faced, grilled bao)
choripán Argentine & Uruguayan street food. A fancy hotdog made from chorizo, topped with chimichurri
chimichurri parsley sauce
morcilla black pudding, from Burgos in León
"polbo á feira" (pulpo a la gallega) boiled octopus, seasoned with paprika, from Galicia
merluza a la sidra salted hake in cider sauce, from Asturias
mejillones rellenos mussels stuffed with chilindrón (pepper sauce) from Navarra
chorizo al vino tinto tapas made from sliced chorizo in a red rioja sauce, from La Rioja
michirones bean stew from Murcia
migas a breadcrumb-based dish served with meat, in Extremadura, Aragon and La Mancha
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