Here is a handy food glossary (translations from Spanish to English) that have the right to be printed out and offered on your vacation in Spain. We have included a lot of of the ingredients you will certainly watch on menus, consisting of seafood and fish, meat, fruit and also vegetables, dairy, nuts, and also more. Wine lovers, examine out our Spanish wine glossary here. If tbelow is any ingredient we need to include to this list, obtain in touch. ¡Buen provecho!

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A

Abulon – abaloneAdobo – marinaded in vinegar and also spice (regularly cumin)Almeja – clamAceituna – oliveAgridulce – sweet and also sourAjo – garlicAlbahaca – basilAlcachofa – artichokeAlcaparras – capersAlbóndigas – meatballsAlcachofa – artichokeAllioli – A popular sauce in Catalonia made from garlic oil (garlic mayonnaise).Almendras – almondsAnchoas – anchoviesAhumacarry out – smoked.Arenque – herringArroz – rice.Almejas – clamsAngulas – baby eelsAtún – tuna.Azafrán – Saffron

B

Bacalao – codfish or salted codfishBatidos – milkshakesBarquillos – biscuit rollsBerberechos – CocklesBerenjena – aubergine.


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As a tapa, it normally comes stuffed via béchamel and hamBerza – cabbageBesugo -sea breamBistec de ternera – veal steakBocadillo – A SandwichBogavante – LobsterBonito – TunaBoquerones – Fresh Anchoviesa la Brasa – cooked over embersbuñuelos – lightly fried pastriesButifarra -a form of saintake specifically renowned in Catalonia and the Balearics

C

Caballa – MackerelCabrales – blue veined cows milk cheese from AsturiasCabrito Asaexecute – roast kidCacahuetes- peanutsCafé Americano – big white coffeeCafé con leche – white coffeeCafé cortado – white coffee in a tiny cupCafé sólo – black coffeeCalabacines – courgettesCalabaza – PumpkinCalamares – squidCaldo – soupCallos – tripeCamarónes – ShrimpCanela – cinnamonCangrejo – crabCaracoles – snailsCaramelos – sweetsCarne – meatCastaña – chestnutCazón – dogfishCebollas – onionsCena – Evening Meal / DinnerCentollo – spider crabCerezas – cherriesCerveza – beerCerperform – PorkChampiñónes – mushroomsChorizo – Spicy sausageCherne – wreckfish or stone bassChuletas – ChopsChurros – deep-fried pastryCigala – crayfishCigarra – level lobsterCiruelas – plumsCochinillo – roast suckling pigCociperform – chickpeas based stew via meatCodorniz – QuailCol – cabbageColes de Bruselas – Brussels sproutsColiflor – cauliflowerConejo – rabbitCostillas – ribsCordero – lambCrema Catalana – crème bruléeCriadillas – Testicles, Beef Or LambCroqueta -A Deep Fried BechamelCrudo – rawCrujiente, Crocante – crispyCuchara – SpoonCuchillo- Knife

D

Datiles – datesDesayuno – BreakfastDorada – A form of white fish well-known in the Levante (literally, “Golden”), Mahi MahiDulce – sweet

E

Empanada – pastry via meat or fishEn Escabeche – In a tomato, aubergine, courgette based salsa; pickledEndivias – endivesEnsalada – saladentrecot – entrêcot steakEscalfacarry out – poachedEscalope – Breaded MeatEspinaca – spinachEspárragos – asparagusEstofacarry out – a stewEstragón – tarragon

F

Fabada – bean based stewFaisán – pheasantFideos – tiny noodlesFilete – fiallows of meatFlan – caramel custardFresas – strawberriesFrito – FriedFruta – fruit

G

Galera – mantis shrimpGallina – henGambas – shrimpGarbanzos -chickpeasGazpacho – in Andalusia, this is a cold vegetable soupGranada – PomegranateGuisaperform – CasseroleGuisantes – Environment-friendly peas

H

Habas – Broad beansHelado – Ice creamHigaperform -liverHigos – FigsHinojo – fennelHuevos – eggs

I-L

Idiazábal – smoked ewe’s milk cheese from the Basque CountryJamón – hamJabugo – a small tvery own in Andalucia well known for terrific Jamón JabugoJudías – dry beansJugo – juiceLangosta – lobsterLangostinas – King PrawnsLeche – milkLechón/Tostón / Cochinillo – suckling pigLengua- tongueLenguaexecute – single fish/ flounderLiebre – hareLimón – lemonLubina – Sea Bass

M

Mahón – soft cow’s milk cheese from the Balearic islandsMandarinas – tangerinesManos de cercarry out – Pigs trottersMantecadas – small sponge cakesMantequilla – butterManzana – appleManzanilla – dry sherryMariscada – seafood platterMariscos – seafoodMejillones – musselsMelocotón – peachmelón – melonMembrillo – quince, a quince “jam,” generally served through cheeseMenestra – vegetable and also meat casseroleMenu Del Dia – Menu of the day (solved price)Merluza – hake fishMero a la Parrilla – Grilled grouperMesa – TableMiel – honeyMorcilla – blood pudding made via Paprika and also rice, many renowned comes from Burgos

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Nabos – turnipsNata – creamNatillas – cream custardNaranja – orangeNavajas – razor clamsNecora – swimming crabNísperos – loquatÑora – dried small red peppers “dulce” sweet or “picante” hotNueces – walnuts

O

Oca – gooseOrujo – grape base spiritoreja (de cerdo) – pigs’ earsOstras – oysters

P

Paella – renowned rice dish seasoned via saffron and usually made with seafood, meat, and vegetablesPaloma – Pigeon Or DovePan – breadPancetta – Streaky BaconParrilla – barbequeParrillada – barbequePasteles – cakesPatatas – potatoesPatatas Bravas – potatoes in a spicy saucePatatas puré – mamelted potatoesPato – duckPavo – turkeyPepinillos – gherkinsPepino – cucumberPescado – fishPera – pearPercebes – goose barnaclesPerdiz – partridgePerejil – parsleyPescadilla – whitingPescaditos fritos – fried fishPescacarry out – fishPez de San Pedro – John DoryPez Espada – swordfishPimienta – black pepperPimientas Rellenas – stuffed peppersPimientos – peppers (rojos- red, verdes- green, amarillos- yellow)Pinchos morunos – kebabsPiña – pineapplepiñones – pine nutsPiperada – sweet pepper omelet.Pisto Manchego – ratatouille kind stewPlátano – bananasPlatos Combinados – combined plate (e.g., chips, eggs, chorizo/sausage)Pollo – chickenPomelo – grapefruitPotaje – thick soupPuerros – leeksPulpo – octopus

Q

Queso – cheeseQueso de oveja – Sheep’s cheeseQuisquillas – shrimps

R

Rábanos – radishRape – monkfish, anglerfish, or frogfishRaya – skateRemolacha – BeetrootRevuelto – scrambled eggs, usually all set with ham, mushrooms, or peppersRiñones – kidneysRodaballo – turbotA la Romana – battered (Calamares, Merluza, etc)Romero – rosemaryRomesco/ Xato, Salbitxada – a red sauce for seafood from the Catalonian & Basque regionsRoscas – doughnutRoncal – smocrucial flavored ewe’s milk cheese from Navarra

S

Sabor – taste, “It tastes like…” = “Sabe a .”Sal – SaltSalchica – thin pork sausageSalmonete – red mulletSalmón – salmonSalmon Ahumacarry out – smoked salmonSalsa – sauceSandía – watermelonSardinas – sardinesSemidulce – tool sweetSepia – cuttlefishSesos – brainsSetas – wild mushroomsSidra – ciderSofrito – a sauce made of olive oil, onion, and paprikaSolomillo – filet mignon/ tenderloin steakSopa – soup

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Tallarines – noodlesTarta – cake.Tenedor – ForkTernera – vealTernera Picada – minced beef.Tetilla – Pear-shaped cow’s milk cheese from Galicia. Named for its resemblance to a woman’s breast.Tiburon – sharkTila – linden teaTomate – tomatoTomillo – thymeTostaexecute – toastedTortilla – Spanish omelet, traditionally made via potato and also onion and also offered as a tapa or light mealTrucha – trout fishTurrón – nougat

U-Z

Uvas – grapesVaso – GlassVenado/ Ciervo – venisonVerduras – VegetablesVieiras / Zamburiña- scallopsVino – wineZanahorias – carrotsZarzuela – casseroleZumo – juice

Basque Specialties

“al Pil-pil” – green sauce, served on fish, with a garlic and also parsley base“a la Bizkaina” – red sauce, used on fish, through an onion and also tomato baseBesugo – red breamBonito – comparable to tunaCentollo or Txangurro – spider crabEnsalada de Angulas – baby eel saladKiskillas – prawnsKokotxa – Basque specialty of Hake cheeksLubina a la pimienta Verde – sea bass via green pepperMarmitako – a typical soupy dish made of bonito fish, potatoes, onions, peppers, and tomato.Mero – grouperNe’coras – tiny, boxfavor crabsPerretxiku – springtime mushroomsPorrusalda – soup made from leeks, mushrooms, and potatoesTxirlas – baby white clamsTxipirones en su tinta – squid all set in its very own ink

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