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Spanish / English Food Terms Glossary

Spanish Food Term Translations

Carne de Res = Beef

Spanish

aguayon
agujas para cocinar
carne para asar
chambarete
chambarete de mano
concha
costillas
chuletas
cuete
paleta
falda
filete
pecho de res
pecho curado
milanesa
molida
pescuezo
pierna entera
trozo de rosbif
chuleta de dos lomos
chuleta de aguayon



Ternera = Veal


same as for beef plus
pechuga con bolsa



Cordera = Lamb


asado
chambarete de carnero
chuletas
costillas
espadilla
pierna
pierna deshuesada
retazo para cocinar


Cerdo = Pork

centro de esadilla
chamorros
chicharrones
chuletas
costillas
espadilla
lomo de cerdo
manitas
manteca
milanesa
pierna
punta de jamon
tocino


Aves = Poultry

gallena
codorniz
pavo
pato
pichon
pollo
pollo de leche
alas
menudencias
mollejas
muslo
pechuga
pierna


Mariscos = Seafood

abulon
almeja
anguila
calamar s
camaron
concha
jaiba
langosta
langostino
mejillon
osteon
pulpo


Pescado = Fish

anchoas
atun
bacalao
bonito
dorado
huachinango
jurel
lenguado
lisa
mero
mojarra
pampano
pargo
pescado blanco
robalo
salmon
sardina Spanish sardine
sierra Spanish makerel
tiburon/cazon
trucha


Menudencias = Organs

corazon
higado
lengua
manteca de res
menudencias
mollejas
rinon
seso
tripa / menudo


Huevos y Leche=Eggs and Dairy

crema agria
crema para batir
crema dulce
helado
huevos
huevos cocidos
huevos fritos
huevos revueltos
huevos tibios
huevo parte clara
huevo parte yema
jocoque
mantegquilla
queso


Fruita = Fruit

arandano
chabacano
ciruela
ciruela pasa
cereza
coco
durazno
frambuesa
fresa
gota de miel
grosella
guayaba
higo
limon
mandarina
manzana
melon
melon chino
naranja
nispero
papaya
pera
pina
platano
sandia
tejocote
toronja
uva
zarzamora


Legumbres/Verduras=Vegetables

aguacate
apio
berenjena
berro
betabel
brocoli
calabacita
calabaza
camote
ceboola
chicharo
chile morron
col
coliflor
esparragus
espinaca
frijol
jitomate
jitomate de bola
lechuga
nabo
papa
poro
rabano
zanahoria


Especias = Spices

albahaca dulce
anis
ajedrea
azafran
cerafolto
chile molido
cilantro
clavo de olor
comino
crema tartaro
cucuma
curry en polvo
estragon
hojas de eneldo
hojas de laurel
jengibre
macis
mejorana
mostaza
nuez moscada
oregano
pimenton
pimienta
pimienta dulce
pimienta negra
romero
salvia
semilla de ajonjoli
semilla de alcaravea
semillas de amapola
semillas de apio
tomillo



English

rump
boiling beef
round steak
hind shank
fore shank
rolled flank steak
ribs
rib steak
eye of round
chuck shoulder
flank steak
fillet
brisket
corned beef
cutlet
ground
rolled neck
T bone
rib roast
porterhouse steak
sirloin steak





same as for beef plus
breast with pocket





breast
shanks
loin chops
ribs
shoulder chop
leg
boneless leg
neck




blade steak
shank
cracklings
pork chops
spare ribs
arm steaks
boneless tenderloin
pork feet
lard
cutlet
shoulder
ham end
bacon




hen
quail
turkey
duck
pidgeon
chicken
fryer
wings
giblets
gizzards
thigh
breast
leg




abalone
clam
eel
squid
shrimp
scallops
crab
lobster
crayfish
mussel
oyster
octopus




anchoves
tuna
codfish
bonito
mahi mahi
red snapper
yellow tail
flounder
striped mullet
grouper
bluegill/sunfish
pompano
snapper
white fish
snook / sea bass
salmon
Spanish sardine
Spanish makerel
shark
trout




heart
liver
tongue
suet
giblets
gizzards
kidney
brain
tripe




cream, sour
cream, whipping
cream, sweet
ice cream
eggs
boiled eggs
fried eggs
scrambled eggs
poached eggs
egg white
egg yolk
buttermilk
butter
cheese




cranberry
apricot
plum
prune
cherry
coconut
peach
raspberry
strawberry
honey dew
currant
guava
fig
lemon
tangerine
apple
melon
canteloupe
orange
loquat
papaya
pear
pineapple
banana
watermelon
crab apple
grapefruit
grape
blackberry




avacado
celery
eggplant
watercress
beet
broccoli
squash/zucchini
pumpkin
sweet potato
onion
pea
bell pepper
cabbage
cauliflower
asparagus
spinach
bean
tomato
plum tomato
lettuce
turnip
potato
leek
radish
carrot




sweet basil
anise
savory
saffron
chervil
chili powder
coriander
cloves
cumin
cream of tartar
tumeric
curry powder
tarragon
dill weed
bay leaf
ginger
mace
marijoram
mustard
nutmeg
oregano
paprika
cayenne pepper
allspice
black pepper
rosemary
sage
sesame seed
caraway seed
poppy seed
celery seed
thyme

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