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VERBS

TO ADD (d) ---------------------------------------------------------------agregar


TO BAKE (bik) -----------------------------------------------------------hornear
TO BEAT (bit) -------------------------------------------------------------- batir
TO BLEND (blend) --------------------------------------------------------combinar, mezclar
TO BOIL (bil) -------------------------------------------------------------- hervir
TO BONE (bun) ----------------------------------------------------------deshuesar
TO BREAK (brik) ---------------------------------------------------------romper
TO BROIL (bril) ----------------------------------------------------------- asar
TO CHILL (chil) ------------------------------------------------------------refrigerar, enfriar
TO CHOP (chp) -------------------------------------------------- picar, cortar
en trozos
TO COAT (kut) -----------------------------------------------------------rebozar
TO COOK (kuk) ----------------------------------------------------------cocinar
TO COVER (kver) --------------------------------------------------------cubrir
TO CURDLE (krdl) -------------------------------------------------------cuajar
TO CUT (kat) ---------------------------------------------------------------cortar
TO DECORATE (dkoreit) ---------------------------------------------decorar
TO DEFROST (difrst) ---------------------------------------------------descongelar
TO DICE (dis) -------------------------------------------------------------cortar en cubitos
TO DILUTE (dilt) ---------------------------------------------------------- diluir
TO DISSOLVE (dislv) ----------------------------------------------------disolver
TO DRY (dri) --------------------------------------------------------------- secar
TO EMPTY (mpti)--------------------------------------------------------vaciar
TO FILL (fil) -----------------------------------------------------------------llenar
TO FLIP (flip) ---------------------------------------------------------------- dar
vuelta

TO FOLD (fuld) -----------------------------------------------------------doblar, plegar


TO FRY (fri) ----------------------------------------------------------------- freir
TO GLAZE (gliss) ---------------------------------------------------------glasear
TO GRATE (grit) ----------------------------------------------------------rallar
TO GREASE (gris) ---------------------------------------------------------engrasar
TO GRILL (gril) --------------------------------------------------------- grillar,
asar a la plancha
TO GRIND (grind) -------------------------------------------------------
moler
TO HALVE (jv) ------------------------------------------------------------- partir
en dos
TO HEAT (jit) --------------------------------------------------------------calentar
TO KNEAD (nid) ----------------------------------------------------------amasar
TO LIQUIDIZE (lkuidiss) or TO LIQUEFY(lkuifai)-----------------licuar
TO MELT (melt) -----------------------------------------------------------derretir
TO MINCE (mns) ---------------------------------------------------------- picar
carne
TO MIX (mks)------------ -------------------------------------------------mezclar
TO PEEL (pil) --------------------------------------------------------------- pelar
TO POUR (pur) ----------------------------------------------------------volcar, verter
TO PRESS (pres) ----------------------------------------------------------presionar, apretar
TO PUT (put) ------------------------------------------------------------colocar, poner
TO REMOVE (rimuv) -------------------------------------------------- quitar,
sacar
TO RINSE (rns) ---------------------------------------------------------enjuagar
TO ROAST (rust) ----------------------------------------------------- asar,
rostizar
TO ROLL OUT (rul ut) ----------------------------------------------aplanar, extender
TO SCOOP UP (skup-p) ---------------------------------------------ahuecar (con cuchara)
TO SEAL (sil) ------------------------------------------------------------- sellar

TO SEASON (sson) --------------------------------------------------aderezar


TO SERVE (srv) -------------------------------------------------------- servir
TO SHAKE (shik) ------------------------------------------------------- agitar,
sacudir
TO SHARPEN (shrpen) ----------------------------------------------- afilar
TO SIEVE (siv) ----------------------------------------------------------tamizar
TO SIMMER (smer) --------------------------------------------------- cocinar
a fuego lento
TO SLICE (slis) --------------------------------------------------------rebanar
TO SMOKE (smuk) --------------------------------------------------- ahumar
TO SOAK (suk) -------------------------------------------------------- remojar
TO SPILL (spil) ---------------------------------------------------------derramar
TO SPRINKLE (sprnkl) ------------------------------------------ rociar,
salpicar, espolvorear
TO SQUEEZE (skuis) -------------------------------------------------exprimir
TO STEAM (stim) ----------------------------------------------------- cocinar
al vapor
TO STEW (sti) --------------------------------------------------------- guisar,
estofar
TO STIR (ster) ---------------------------------------------------------
remover, agitar
TO STIR-FRY (str-fri) --------------------------------------------- sofreir,
rehogar
TO STRAIN (strin) --------------------------------------------------- colar
TO STUFF (staf) -------------------------------------------------------rellenar, mechar
TO THICKEN (zken) --------------------------------------------------espesar
TO TRIM (trim) --------------------------------------------------------- recortar
TO WASTE (uist) ----------------------------------------------------desperdiciar
TO WHISK (usk) ----------------------------------------------------- batir
TO STAND (STAND) ------------------------------------------------- reposar
TO PUT ASIDE (PUT ASAID) --------------------------------------reservar
TO SOFTEN:------------------------------------------------------------ ablandar
TO HOLLOW: --------------------------------------------------------- abombar
TO CALCLATE: ------------------------------------------------------- calcular
TO LEAVE:---------------------------------------------------------------- dejar
TO SHRED:
---------------------------------------------------------------desmenuzar

TO STORE OR TO KEEP:
-----------------------------------------------guardar
TO CLEAN: ----------------------------------------------------------------limpiar
TO MEASURE: ----------------------------------------------------------medir
TO FROTH (EGG WHITE): --------------------------------------------nevar
TO POACH: ----------------------------------------------------------pasar por
agua, pochar
TO PREFER: --------------------------------------------------------------preferir
TO PREPARE: ------------------------------------------------------------preparar
TO TAKE OUT: -----------------------------------------------------------sacar
TO PARBOIL:
-----------------------------------------------------------sancochar
TO THROW AWAY: -------------------------------------------------- tirar a la
basura
TO TOAST: --------------------------------------------------------------tostar
TO TOSS: ----------------------------------------------------------------lanzar

GLOSARIO CULINARIO

A Punto (Carne): medium rare


A Punto De Nieve: until it froths
Abadejo: haddock
Acanalado: grooved, corrugated
Aceda: plaice
Aceite De Oliva: olive oil
Aceite: oil
Aceituna: olive
Afrutado (Vino): fruity
Agrio: sour, bitter
Agua Con Gas: sparkling mineral water
Agua Potable: drinking water
Agua Sin Gas: still mineral water
Aguacate: avocado pear
Ahumado: smoked
Ajo: garlic
Albahaca: basil
Albaricoque: apricot
Alcachofa: artichoke
Alcohol: alcohol
Alcohlico: alcoholic
Alio: dressing
Almejas: baby clams
Almendra: almond
Almuerzo: lunch
Almbar: syrup
Anchoa: anchovy
Aperitivo: aperitif
Apio: celery
Arenque: herring
Arroz De Grano Corto: short grain rice

Arroz De Grano Largo: long grain rice


Arroz: rice
Arndanos: bilberries
Asado: roast
Atn: tuna
Avellana: hazelnut
Aves: poultry
Avinagrado: vinegary
Azafrn: saffron azcar extrafino: castor sugar
Azcar Glac: glazing sugar
Azcar Moreno: brown sugar
Azcar: sugar
Bacalao Scales - Balanza: cod
Balde, Cubo (Para Vino): wine bucket
Bandeja De Quesos: cheese board
Bandeja: tray
Bastante: quite
Batido De Chocolate: chocolate milkshake
Batido Para Rebozar: batter
Batido: beaten
Batidora, Licuadora: blender, food mixer
Bao Mara: bain marie
Bebida: drink
Beicon: bacon
Berenjena: aubergine (US. eggplant)
Bien Hecho (Carne): well done
Blando (Huevos): soft-boiled
Bocadillo: sandwich
Bola: ball
Boquern: fresh anchovy
Borgoa: Burgundy
Botella: bottle
Brecl: broccoli
Broqueta: skewer
Caballa: mackerel
Cacahuete: peanut
Cacao: cocoa
Cacito: small saucepan
Caf Instantanea: instant coffee
Caf: coffee
Calabacn: courgette o zuchinni

Calabaza: pumpkin
Calamar: calamar
Calamares: squid
Camarn: shrimp
Cangrejo: crab
Cantidad: quantity, amount
Capa: layer
Carne De Vaca: beef
Carne: meat
Cascar: shell (eggs)
Castaa: chestnut
Caviar: caviar
Cazo: saucepan
Cazuela: saucepan
Cebada: barley
Cebolla: onion
Cebollinos(Ciboulette): chives
Cena: dinner
Cerdo: pork
Cereales: cereal
Cereza: cherry
Cerveza De Barril: draught beer
Cerveza Rubia: lager
Cerveza: beer (lager)
Cesta: basket
Champion Pequeo: button mushroom
Champn: champagne
Chiriva, Pastinaca: parsnip
Chocolate: drinking chocolate
Cucharita: tsp (teaspoon)
Cucharn: ladle
Cuchillo: knife
Cuenco: basin
Cuenco: pudding basin
Cuerpo: body
Cctel: cocktail
Crcuma: turmeric
De Una En Una: one by one
Demasiado Hecho: overdone
Derritida: melted
Desayuno: breakfast

Descongelado: defrozen
Desmoldar: take out of the mould
Destapar: uncover
Diente De Ajo: clove of garlic
Dorado (Pescado): dorado
Dulce (Sabor): sweet
Duro: hard
Dtil: date
Empanada: pie
En Pedacitos: flaked
Eneldo: dill
Ensalada Individual: side salad
Ensalada: salad
Entretanto: meanwhile
Escalope: escalope
Escarola: endive
Escurridor: rack
Escurrir: drain
Especias,: Condimentos: spices
Espeso: thick
Espinacas: spinach
Espumoso (Vino): sparkling
Espumoso: frothy, bubbly
Esprragos: asparagus
Esptula: spatula
Estofado: stew
Estofado: ragout
Estropear: ruin
Evaporado: evaporated
Exprimido (Fruta): squeezed
Faisn: pheasant
Fiambres: cold meat
Filete: fillet
Filete: steak
Fino (No Grueso): thin, fine
Fino (Vino): dry sherry
Flan (De Huevo): crme caramel
Formar Una Bola: make a ball
Forrar El Molde: cover/line the mould
Forrar El Molde: line a tin
Frambuesa: raspberry

Fregar Con Fuerza: scrub


Fresa: strawberry
Fresco: fresh
Frigorfico: fridge
Fruta: fruit
Fuego: fire
Galleta: biscuit or cookie
Gamba: prawn
Gambas Con Gabardina: scampi
Gambas: scampi, prawn
Ganso: goose
Garbanzos: chick peas
Garrafa: carafe
Generoso (Vino): full
Generoso (Vino): ful-bodied
Gin-Tonic: gin and tonic
Gin: tonic
Ginebra: gin
Girasol: sunflower
Gramo: gramme
Granadina: grenadine
Granos: grains
Grasa: grease
Greaseproof Paper: papel vegetal
Grosellas Negras: blackcurrants
Grueso: thick
Guarnicin: trimmings
Guisantes: peas
Gustar (Sabor): taste
Habas: butter beans
Hamburguesa Con Queso: cheeseburger
Hamburguesa: hamburger
Hamburguesa: beefburger (de carne de vaca)
Harina Con Levadura: self raising flour
Harina: flour
Hasta Conseguir: until you get/achieve
Helado: ice-cream
Hervido: boiled
Hielo: ice
Hierbas: herbs
Higado: liver

Higo: fig
Hoja De Laurel: bay leaf
Horno: oven
Huesos: bones
Huevo Al Plato: sunny side up (US)
Huevo Duro: hard-boiled egg
Huevo: egg
Ingredientes: ingredients
Jamn: ham
Jarra: jug
Jerez: sherry
Judas Verdes: runner beans
Judas: beans
Jugo: juice
Jugoso: juicy
Juliana: julienne
Kilo: kilo
Kiwi: kiwi fruit
Langosta: lobster
Lardo: lard
Leche Desnatada: skimmed milk
Lechuga: lettuce
Lenguado: sole
Lentejas: lentils
Libra: pound
Licor: liqueur
Licor: spirit
Licores: spirits
Ligeramente: lightly
Ligero: light
Lima: lime
Limn: lemon
Liso: smooth
Litro: litre
Loncha: slice
Maicena: cornflour (US. corn starch)
Mandarina: mandarine
Manteca (De Cerdo): fat
Mantequilla Fundida: clarified butter
Mantequilla: butter
Manzana: apple

Manzanilla: camomile tea


Mariscos: shellfish
Masa (Pastelera Etc.): dough
Medida: measure
Medio Bajo: medium low heat
Limpiar: to clean
Melocotn: peach
Meln: honey melon
Meln: melon
Membrillo: quince
Merluza: hake
Mermalada: jam, marmalade (naranja)
Mitad (F.): half
Mojado: wet
Molido: ground
Montar Las Claras: froth the egg white
Musio: drumstick
Nabo: turnip
Naranja: orange
Nata Enriquecida: double cream
Nata Montada: whipped cream
Nata: cream (from milk)
Nevera: refrigerator
No Espumoso (Vino, Agua): still
Nspero: medlar
Onza: ounce
Oporto: port
Ostra: oyster
Paella: paella
Pan Rallado: bread crumbs
Pan: bread panecillo, bollo: roll
Pasa De Corinto: currant
Pasa De Esmirna: sultana
Pasa Uva: raisin
Pasa: raisin
Pasado (Comida): stale (pan), bad (carne etc)
Pastel (Fruit): pie
Pastel De Queso: cheese cake
Pastel: cake
Pastelera: pastries
Pastinaca: parsnip

Pata: leg
Patata Al Horno (Sin Pelar): jacket potato
Patata: potato
Patatas Fritas: chips (US french fries)
Pato: duck
Pat: pate
Pavo: turkey
Pechuga De Pollo: chicken breast
Pechuga: breast
Pedacitos: small pieces
Pelcula: film (surface)
Pepino: cucumber
Pera: pear
Perejil: parsley
Pescado: fish
Pez Espada: swordfish
Picado En En Trozos Finos: finely chopped
Picado, Cortado: chopped
Picante: spicy
Pimienta (Sazn): pepper (seasoning)
Pimiento Rojo: red pepper (veg)
Pimiento Verde: green pepper (veg)
Pimiento: pepper (vegetable)
Pinchar El Fondo: make holes in the bottom
Pinta (Medida): pint
Pistacho: pistachio
Pia: pineapple
Plato (De Una Comida): course, dish
Plato: plate
Plstico Para Envolver: clingfilm, clingwrap
Pltano: plantain
Poco Hecho (Filete): rare
Poco Hecho (No Suficiente): underdone
Pollo: chicken
Pomelo: grapefruit
Postre: dessert (US sweet)
Precalentar: preheat
Preparado: prepared, listo
Preparar: prepare
Primer Plato: starter, (US appetizer)
Puchero (Recipiente): stockpot

Puerro: leek
Pulpo: octopus
Puntas De Los Dedos: fingertips
Pur: pure
Queso: cheese
Rallado: grated
Raso: level
Receta: recipe
Recipiente: container
Refresco: soft drink
Relleno (Adj.): stuffed
Remolacha: beetroot
Retirar Del Fuego: take off the heat
Rion: kidney
Rodaballo: turbot
Rodillo: rolling pin
Romero: rosemary
Ron: rum
Rosado: rose (wine)
Rbano: radish
Sabroso: tasty
Sacacorchos: corkscrew
Sal (F.): salt
Salchicha: sausage
Salchichn: salami
Salmonete: red mullet
Salmn: salmon
Salsa: sauce
Salvia: sage
Sanda: watermelon
Sardina: sardine
Sartn: frying-pan
Sebo: suet
Seco (Vino Etc.): dry
Semillas: seeds
Servilleta: servillete, napkin
Setas: fungi
Sidra: cider
Sitio Fro: cool place
Soda: soda
Solomillo: rump steak

Solomillo: sirloin steak


Surtido (Adj.): assorted
Tamiz (M.): sieve
Tartera, Molde Para Hornear: baking tray
Tazn, Cuenco, Bol: bowl
Temperatura: temperature
Templado: warm
Tenedor: fork
Ternera: veal
Tiempo De Reposo: time to settle
Tierno: tender
Tiras: strips
Tomate: tomato
Tomillo: thyme
Torta De Chocolate: chocolate gateau
Torta, Tarta: cake, gateau (extica)
Tostada (Pan): toast
Tostado: toasted
Trabajar La Harina: work (rub) the flour
Trigo: wheat
Trozo: piece
Trucha Del Mar: sea trout
Trucha: trout
T: tea
Tnica: tonic water
Tnica: tonic
Uva: grape
Vainilla: vanilla
Variedad: variety
Vaso: glass
Vegetariano /A Estricto /A: vegan
Vegetariano /A: vegetarian
Verduras: vegetables
Vermut: vermouth
Vieira: scallop
Vinagre: vinegar
Vino Blanco: white wine
Vino De Bordeos: Bordeaux wine
Vino Rosado: ros wine
Vino Tinto: red wine
Vino: wine

Vodka: vodka
Whisky: whisky
Yema: egg yolk
Yogur: yogurt
Zanahoria: carrot
Zumo De Naranja: orange juice
Zumo De Pomelo: grapefruit juice
Zumo De Tomate: tomato juice
Zumo: squash (fruit juice)
Zumo: juice