Exploreseville

English to Spanish Food Dictionary for Seville and Spain




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almond almendra
anchovies boquerones
anchovy anchoa
angler rape
apples manzanas
artichoke alcachofa
asparagus espárragos
avocado aguacate
bacon panceta
banana plátano
barnacles percebes
basil albahaca
batter fried rebozados
bay leaf laurel
beans judías
beef vaca
beef buey
beer cerveza
beets remolacha
beignets churros
bell pepper pimiento
biscuit bizcocho
black pepper pimienta (pimineta roja, pimineta blanca)
blackberry zarzamora
blood sausage morcilla
blue cheese queso azul
blueberry arandano
bluegill (fish) mojarra
brains sesos
brandy coñac
bread pan
bread - crisp and like a cracker regaña
bread crumbs pan rallado
bread roll bollo
breast pechuga
broadbeans habas
broccoli brecol
brocoli brócoli
brussel sprouts coles de bruselas
butter mantequilla
butter beans fabes
cabbage col
cabbage repollo
cake tarta
candy caramelos
capers alcaparras
caramel custard flan
carrots zanahorias
cauliflower coliflor
celery apio
cheese queso
cheese cured sharp sheep's milk manchego
cheese type typical of Galicia tetilla
cheese, soft and served with bread quesadilla
cherry cereza
chestnuts castañas
chick peas garbanzo
chicken pollo
chin papada
chirimoya chirimoya
chocolate milk (other flavors) batido (de chocolate, fresa, etc.)
chop chuleta, chuleta de cerdo, buey, etc.
chopped or shredded salpicon
cider, with alcohol sidra
clam concha
clam, variety of clam navajuelas
clams almejas
cockle (shellfish) berberecho
Coconut coco
cod bacalao
coffee with milk cafe con leche
coffee with less milk cafe cortado
coffee, American style cafe americano
cold cuts or sliced meats chacina (see fiambre)
cold cuts, sliced meats, deli meats fiambre
consommé consomé
corn flower harian de maiz
crab cangrejo
crab, smaller variety nécora
crab, spider crab centollo
cracklings chicharrones
cranberry arandano
crayfish cigala
cream crema
cream nata
creole sausage chorizo criollo
croquette croqueta
cucumber pepino
cumin comino
cured meats such as chorizo, ham, suasage embutidos
custard natillas
custard tocino del cielo (similar to flan but made with more egg yolks. Typically sweeter and thicker.)
cutlet milanesa
dates dátiles
deli meats chacina (see fiambre)
dessert postre
dessert dish arroz con leche
dill eneldo
dogfish or shark cazon
donut like pastries rosquillas
doughnut cakes or buns roscos
dove paloma
dressing aliños
duck pato
eel anguila
egg huevo
egg yolk yema
eggplant berenjena
empanada, smaller empanadilla
endive endivia
espresso cafe solo
fig higos (less ripe than a breva)
fig brevas (riper than a higo)
filet entrcot
fish pescado
fish eggs huevas (often served fried or a la plancha.)
flounder rodaballo
flour harina
fresh cheese queso fresco
fried frito
fried roll flamenquin (generally with meat, ham and cheese - no english tranlastion)
fritter buñuelo
garlic ajo
garlic clove diente de ajo
garlic mayo alioli
garnish guarnición
giblets menudencias
gilthead dorada
goose oca
grapefruit pomelo
grapes uvas
green beans habichuela
green vegetables verduras
greens grelos
grill parilla (a la parilla = grilled)
grill plancha (a la plancha is grilled)
grouper mero
hake corvinas
hake merluza
ham (lower quality) palatilla
ham, cooked jamón de york
ham, cured. jamón (Ibérico/pata negra (black foot) is better and more expensive. Serrano/pata blanca (white foot), is lower quality and much cheaper)
hamburger hamburguesa
hazelnuts avellanas
hen/chicken gallina
herring arenque
honey miel
hot dog perrito caliente
ice cream helado
iced drink with almonds and milk horchata
jam mermelada
jelly mermelada
juice jugo (fruit juice is typically referred to as zumo in Spain)
kebab pinchito
kebab pincho moruno
kidneys riñones
lamb cordero
lard manteca
leeks puerros
leg pierna, pierna de pollo
lemon limón
lentils lentejas
lettuce lechuga
liquor flavored with aniseed anís
liquor known as firewater aguardiente
liver hígado
lobster langosta
loquat nisperos
mackerel caballa
mahi mahi dorada
mandarin orange mandarina
marinade with vinegar adobo (typically consisting of vinegar, parsley and garlic)
marmalade mermelada
marzipan mazapán
mayonnaise mayonesa
meat carne
meatball albóndiga (in the south typically a mixture of pork and beef)
meddler fruit nisperos
melon melón
milk leche
mint hierbabuena
monkfish rape
mullet, red salmonete
mushrooms champiñones
mushrooms, wild variety seta
mussels mejillónes
mustard mostaza
noodles, pasta fideos, pasta
nougat or fudge turrón
nut, nuts nuez or nueces
nutmeg nuez moscada
octopus pulpo
oil aceite
oil, olive aceite de oliva
oil, sunflower aceite de girasol
oil, vegetable aceite vegetal
olive aceituna
olives olivas
onion cebolla
onion - smaller cebolleta
orange naranja
oregano orégano
organ meats viceras
oyster ostra
palm - hearts of palm palmita
papaya papaya
paprika pimenton (dulce o picant