Spanish cooking verbs

Spanish cooking terms

La Cena

“La Cena” is dinner in Spain and is served in the late evening hours.

La Comida

“La comida” or “the meal” is the biggest meal of the day in Spain.

Marisco

Spanish for “Seafood” or “Shellfish”.

Menu del Dia

The “Menu del Dia” or day menu is the most economical way to eat in Spain.

Merienda

Snack eaten in the evening.

Morcilla

Spanish blood sausage, like british black pudding.

Paleta

Paleta – Cured Pork Shoulder.

Pescado

Fish.

Plato Principal

Main Course.

Postre

Dessert.

Primer Plato

The “first course” of a Spanish Meal.

Segundo Plato

The second course or “main” course of the Spanish meal.

Tapas

“Tapas” are a wide variety of appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine.

Tortilla

In Spain, refers to an egg omelette.

Turron

Spanish candy traditionally made from almonds and honey and eaten at Christmas.

Vino Tinto

Red wine.

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