Dictionary – Spanish to English

Some Spanish translations to English Food Terms that might be useful
a punto (for meat) – medium rare
abadejo – haddock
acedía – plaice
aceite – oil
aceite de oliva – olive oil
aceituna – olive
agua con gas – sparkling mineral water
agua sin gas – still mineral water
ajo – garlic
albahaca – basil
almejas – baby clams
almuerzo – lunch
anchoa – anchovy
arroz – rice
asado – roasted
asar – roast
atún – tuna
azafrán – saffron
azúcar – sugar
bacalao – cod
bandeja – tray
bandeja de quesos – cheese board
bebida – drink
beicon – bacon
bien hecho (meat) – well done
bocadillo – sandwich
boquerón – fresh anchovy
botella – bottle
brecól – broccoli
broqueta – skewer
caballa – mackerel
café – coffee
calabacín – courgette
calamares – squid
camarón – shrimp
cangrejo – crab
carne – meat
carne de vaca – beef
cebolla – onion
cena – dinner
cerdo – pork
cerveza – beer (lager)
champán – champagne
champiñon – mushroom
chuleta – chop
cidra – cider
cocer – to cook
cocina – kitchen
cóctel – cocktail
comida – meal
condimento – seasoning
conejo – rabbit
congelado – frozen
cordero – lamb
cortado – like macchiato coffee (with a little more milk)
cortar – cut, chop (con hacha)
crema – cream
cuchara – spoon
cuchillo – knife
desayuno – breakfast
empanada – pie
ensalada – salad
escalope – escalope
espárragos – asparagus
especias – spices
espinacas – spinach
estofado – stew
filete – fillet
fruta – fruit
fuego – fire
gamba – prawn
gin-tonic – gin and tonic
guisantes – peas
habas – butter beans
helado – ice-cream
hierbas – herbs
hígado – liver
huevo – egg
jamón – ham
judías – beans
leche – milk
lechuga – lettuce
lentejas – lentils
limón – lemon
manzana – apple
mariscos – shellfish
merluza – hake
nata – cream (from milk)
paella – paella
pan – bread
parrilla (a la ..) – grill(ed)
pastelería – pastries
patata – potato
patatas fritas – chips
paté – pate
pato – duck
pechuga – breast
pechuga de pollo – chicken breast
pescado – fish
pez espada – swordfish
pimiento – pepper (capsicum)
pimiento rojo – red pepper (veg)
pimiento verde – green pepper (veg)
plancha – grill, grilled (a la p…)
pollo – chicken
puerro – leek
pulpo – octopus
queso – cheese
reservar – reserve
rodaballo – turbot
romero – rosemary
sacacorchos – corkscrew
sal – salt
salchicha – sausage
salchichón – salami
salmón – salmon
salmonete – red mullet
salsa – sauce
salvia – sage
sardina – sardine
setas – mushrooms
sidra – cider
solomillo – sirloin steak
té – tea
tenedor – fork
ternera – veal
trucha – trout
vaso – glass
vegetariano – vegetarian
vegetariano estricto – vegan
verduras – vegetables
vieira – scallop
zanahoria – carrot
zumo – juice
zumo de naranja – orange juice

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