Spanish Food Words

Here is our ultimate list of Spanish food and cooking words, to help you do your shopping, read a Spanish recipe or just for studying vocabulary. Are there any food words we don't have here?

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add añadir v añadir conjugations
alcohol alcohol n (m)
almonds almendras n (f)
anchovy anchoa n (f)
apple manzana n (f)
arrange poner v poner conjugations
artichoke alcachofa n (f)
asparagus espárragos n (m)
aubergine berenjena n (f)
avocado aguacate n (m)
avocado palta n (f)
bacon tocino n (m)
bake cocer al horno v
baking powder levadura (en polvo) n (f)
banana plátano n (m)
barbecue barbacoa n (f)
basil albahaca n (f)
batter albardilla n (f)
bayleaf laurel n (m)
bean sprouts (soyabean) brotes de soja n (m)
beans frijoles n (m)
bechamel sauce bechamel n (f)
beef carne de vaca n (f)
beer cerveza n (f)
beetroot remolacha n (f)
bill, check cuenta n (f)
black beans alubias negras n (f)
black pudding morcilla n (f)
blackberry mora n (f)
boil hervir v hervir conjugations
boiling point punto de ebullición n (m)
bone hueso n (m)
boned dehuesado adj
bottle botella n (f)
bowl tazón n (m)
bowl cuenco n (m)
brandy coñac n (m)
bread pan n (m)
bread stick colín n (m)
breadboard tabla de cortar el pan n (f)
breadcrumbs migas de pan n (f)
breakfast desayuno n (m)
broad beans habas n (f)
broccoli brécol n (m)
broccoli brócoli n (m)
broth caldo n (m)
brown bread pan integral n (m)
brush cepillar v cepillar conjugations
brussel sprouts coles de Bruselas n (f)
butter mantequilla n (f)
cabbage col n (f)
cake pastel n (m)
can lata n (f)
canneloni canelones n (m)
capers alcaparras n (f)
carrot zanahoria n (f)
casserole estofado n (m)
cauliflower coliflor n (f)
cayenne pepper pimienta cayena n (f)
celery apio n (m)
cereal cereal n (m)
cheese queso n (m)
cheesecake tarta de queso n (f)
chestnut castaña n (f)
chick peas garbanzos n (m)
chicken pollo n (m)
chicken breast pechuga de pollo n (f)
chicken drumstick muslo de pollo n (m)
chicken nuggets pepitas de pollo n (f)
chill enfriar v
chives cebollinos n (m)
chocolate chocolate n (m)
chop picar v picar conjugations
cider sidra n (f)
cinnamon canela n (f)
clams almejas n (f)
clove clavo (de olor) n (m)
cloves of garlic dientes de ajo n (m)
coat rebozar v
cocoa powder cocoa (en polvo) n (m)
coconut coco n (m)
coconut milk agua de coco n (f)
cod bacalao n (m)
coffee café n (m)
cold tomato soup gazpacho n (m)
combine combinar v
conger eel congrio n (m)
consistency consistencia n (f)
cook cocinar v cocinar conjugations
cook cocinero n (m)
cooked ham jamón York n (m)
cookie galleta n (f)
coriander cilantro n (m)
corn maíz n (m)
cornflakes copos de maíz n (m)
cornflour harina de maíz n (f)
courgette calabacín n (m)
cover cubrir v cubrir conjugations
crab cangrejo n (m)
cranberry arándano n (m)
cream crema n (f)
cream nata n (f)
crispy crujiente adj
crouton cuscurro n (m)
cucumber pepino n (m)
cumin comino n (m)
cupcake magdalena n (f)
curdle cuajar v
dash chorrito n (m)
delicious delicioso adj
dessert postre n (m)
diced cortar en cuadritos adj
dill eneldo n (m)
dinner cena n (f)
dip sumergir v
dogfish cazón n (m)
dough masa n (f)
doughnut dónut n (m)
drain escurrir v
drink bebida n (f)
drink beber v beber conjugations
dry secar v secar conjugations
duck pato n (m)
eat comer v comer conjugations
egg huevo n (m)
egg timer reloj de arena n (m)
egg white clara de huevo n (f)
eggcup huevera n (f)
eggplant berenjena n (f)
empty vaciar v vaciar conjugations
fennel hinojo n (m)
fig higo n (m)
filling, stuffing relleno n (m)
finely chopped en trozos menudos adj
fish pescado n (m)
flatten aplastar v
flour harina n (f)
fold doblar v doblar conjugations
food coloring colorante alimenticio n (m)
food, meal comida n (f)
fork tenedor n (m)
french fries patatas fritas n (f)
fridge frigorífico n (m)
fried frito adj
fried potatoes with green peppers patatas a lo pobre n (f)
frozen congelado adj
fruit fruta n (f)
fry freír v freír conjugations
frying pan sartén n (f)
garlic ajo n (m)
garlic mayonnaise alioli n (m)
garnish guarnición n (f)
gelatine gelatina n (f)
gherkin pepinillo n (m)
golden dorado adj
gradually lentamente adv
grape uva n (f)
grated rallado adj
grease grasa n (f)
greased engrasado adj
green beans habichuelas n (f)
green pepper pimiento verde n (m)
grill parrillada n (f)
grill asar (a la parrilla) v
grind machacar v
ground molido, pulverizado adj
guava guayaba n (f)
hake merluza n (f)
halve dividir en dos v dividir en dos conjugations
ham jamón n (m)
handful puñado n (m)
hard boiled egg huevo duro n (m)
hare liebre n (f)
hearts of artichoke corazones de alcachofa n (m)
heat calentar v calentar conjugations
herb hierba n (f)
herring arenque n (m)
high heat fuego fuerte n (m)
honey miel n (f)
honeydew melon melón n (m)
hot dog perrito caliente n (m)
hunger hambre n (m)
ice hielo n (m)
ice cream helado n (m)
icing sugar azúcar glas n (m)
ingredient ingrediente n (m)
jam mermelada n (f)
juice jugo n (m)
juicy jugoso adj
kidney riñón n (m)
kidney beans alubias rojas n (f)
kilo kilo n (m)
kipper arenque ahumado n (m)
kitchen tissue papel de cocina n (m)
knife cuchillo n (m)
knob of butter nuez de mantequilla n (f)
ladle cucharón n (m)
lamb cordero n (m)
lard manteca n (f)
larder despensa n (f)
layer capa n (f)
leaf hoja n (f)
lean (meat) magro adj
leek puerro n (m)
lemon limón n (m)
lentils lentejas n (f)
lettuce lechuga n (f)
lid tapadera n (f)
light encender v encender conjugations
lightly fried sofrito adj
lima bean frijol n (m)
lime lima n (f)
liquidise triturar v
liver hígado n (m)
loaf barra n (f)
lunch almuerzo n (m)
main course segundo plato n (m)
marinate marinar v
marrow calabaza n (f)
mash hacer puré v hacer puré conjugations
mayonnaise mayonesa n (f)
measuring cup taza para medir n (f)
measuring jug jarra graduada n (f)
measuring spoon cuchara de medir n (f)
meat carne n (f)
meatball albóndiga n (f)
melt derretir v derretir conjugations
melted derretido adj
melting point punto de fusión n (m)
menu carta n (f)
milk leche n (f)
milk shake batido (de leche) n (f)
milky lechoso adj
mince carne picada n (f)
mince pork cerdo picado n (m)
minced beef ternera picada n (f)
mint menta n (f)
mint hierbabuena n (f)
mix mezclar v mezclar conjugations
molasses melaza n (f)
monkfish rape n (m)
mortar mortero n (m)
muffin mollete n (m)
mushroom seta n (f)
mushroom champiñón n (m)
mushroom seta n (f)
mussels mejillones n (m)
mustard mostaza n (f)
nectarine nectarina n (f)
non fattening no engordante adj
noodles tallarines n (m)
nourishing nutritivo adj
nut nuez n (f)
nutmeg nuez moscada n (f)
oats avena n (f)
oil engrasar v
oil aceite n (m)
olive aceituna n (f)
olive oil aceite de oliva n (m)
onion cebolla n (f)
orange naranja n (f)
oregano orégano n (m)
ounce onza n (f)
oven horno n (m)
ovenproof de horno adj
oxtail rabo de buey n (m)
pancake crepe n (f)
paprika pimentón n (m)
parsley perejil n (m)
partridge perdiz n (f)
pasta pasta n (f)
pasty empanada n (f)
pea guisante n (m)
pea chícharo n (m)
peach melocotón n (m)
peach durazno n (m)
pear pera n (f)
peel pelar v
peeled pelado adj
pepper pimienta n (f)
pinch pizca n (f)
pine kernels piñones n (m)
pineapple piña n (f)
pineapple piña n (f)
pizza pizza n (f)
plate plato n (m)
plum ciruela n (f)
poached escalfado adj
pork cerdo n (m)
pork fat tocino n (m)
potato patata n (f)
potato peeler pelapatatas, pelapapas n (m)
pour verter v
prawns gambas n (f)
preservative conservante n (m)
preserve conservar v conservar conjugations
pretzel galleta salada n (f)
prune ciruela (seca) n (f)
puff pastry hojaldre n (m)
pulses alubias n (f)
pumpkin zapallo n (m)
purée puré n (m)
quail codorniz n (f)
quartered cortado en cuatro adj
quince membrillo n (m)
rabbit conejo n (m)
radish rábano n (m)
raisin pasa (de uva) n (f)
raw crudo adj
recipe receta n (f)
recipe book recetario n (m)
recommend recomendar v recomendar conjugations
red mullet salmonete n (m)
red pepper pimiento rojo n (m)
reduce reducir v reducir conjugations
refried beans frijoles refritos n (m)
rennet cuajo n (m)
reserve reservar v reservar conjugations
rest descansar v descansar conjugations
restaurant restaurante n (m)
return volver v volver conjugations
ribs costillas n (f)
rice arroz n (m)
rind cáscara n (f)
rinse limpiar con agua v limpiar con agua conjugations
ripe maduro adj
roast asado n (m)
roast beef rosbif n (m)
roe hueva n (f)
roll out aplanar v
rosemary romero n (m)
rub frotar v
saffron azafrán n (m)
salad ensalada n (f)
salmon salmón n (m)
salt sazonar v
salt sal n (f)
salt cod bacalao salado n (m)
salted salado adj
sandwich bocadillo n (m)
sardine sardina n (f)
sauce salsa n (f)
saucepan cazo n (m)
sausage salchicha n (f)
sausage meat carne de salchicha n (f)
sauté saltear v
scald escaldar v
sea bream besugo n (m)
seafood marisco n (m)
seal sellar v
season salpimentar v
seasoning condimento n (m)
seed semilla n (f)
serve servir v servir conjugations
shallot chalota n (f)
shell cáscara n (f)
sherry jerez n (m)
side lado n (m)
sieve tamizar v
simmer cocinar a fuego lento v cocinar a fuego lento conjugations
sirloin steak solomillo n (m)
skin piel n (f)
sliced en trozos adj
sliced bread pan de molde n (m)
slotted spoon espumadera n (f)
snail caracol n (m)
soak remojar v
soft drink refresco n (m)
soup sopa n (f)
sour agrio adj
sour cream nata agria n (f)
soy sauce salsa de soja n (f)
spaghetti espaguetis n (m)
Spanish omelette tortilla de patatas n (f)
Spanish sausage chorizo n (m)
spicy picante adj
spinach espinacas n (f)
spoon cuchara n (f)
spoon cuchara n (f)
spoonful cucharada n (f)
sprig ramita n (f)
sprinkle salpicar v
squeeze exprimir v
squid calamar n (m)
stale bread pan duro n (m)
stalk tallo n (m)
steak bistec n (m)
steak filete n (m)
steam vapor n (m)
stiff espeso adj
strain colar v
strawberry fresa n (f)
streaky bacon tocino entreverado n (m)
strips tiritas n (f)
stuff rellenar v
suckling pig lechón, cochinillo n (m)
sugar azúcar n (m)
sweet dulce adj
sweet and sour agridulce adj
sweet potato boniato n (m)
sweet potato batata n (f)
sweetbreads mollejas n (f)
sweetcorn maíz n (m)
sweeten endulzar v
sweetener endulzante n (m)
syrup almíbar n (m)
table mesa n (f)
tablespoon cuchara (grande o de servir) n (f)
take away/remove quitar v quitar conjugations
tamale tamal n (m)
tartar sauce salsa tártara n (f)
taste, flavor sabor n (m)
tea n (m)
teaspoon cucharita, cucharilla n (f)
tender tierno adj
tepid tibio adj
thick grueso, espeso adj
thicken espesar v
thinly slice cortar en lonchas finas v cortar en lonchas finas conjugations
thirst sed n (f)
thoroughly completamente adv
thyme tomillo n (m)
tie atar v
tinned en lata adj
tip propina n (f)
toast tostada n (f)
toasted tostado adj
tofu tofu n (m)
tomato tomate n (m)
tortilla (thin maiz pancake) tortilla n (f)
transfer transferir v
trickle chorrear un poco v
trim cortar v cortar conjugations
trout trucha n (f)
tuna atún n (m)
tuna fish atún n (m)
turn dar la vuelta v dar la vuelta conjugations
turn off apagar v apagar conjugations
vegetable verdura n (f)
vinegar vinagre n (m)
vodka vodka n (f)
walnut nuez (de california) n (f)
wash lavar v lavar conjugations
water agua n (f)
watercress berro n (m)
whipped cream nata montada n (f)
whisk batir v batir conjugations
whole entero adj
wild boar jabalí n (m)
wine vino n (m)
yolk yema n (f)
zucchini calabacín n (m)

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