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Vocabulario de restaurantes: Postres dulces

Postres dulces Cakes, biscuits and desserts Almendras garrapiñadas Toffee-almonds Arroz con leche Rice pudding Borrajas con miel Fried borage leaves with honey Buñuelos Doughnuts Buñuelos de arroz Rice doughnuts Brazo de gitano (de crema, nata o trufa) Sponge cake roll (filled with custard, cream or chocolate cream) Cañas rellenas Custard roll Coca de aceite y azúcar Coca d’oli i sucre (oil and sugar pastry) Flan Caramel custard Flan con nata Caramel custard with cream Tocinillos de cielo Gemes (small rich custards) Lionesas de nata con chocolate a la taza (profiteroles) Profiteroles (cream puffs with chocolate sauce) Mazapán Marzipan Barquillos rellenos …

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Vocabulario de restaurantes: Fruta

Fruta Fruit Albaricoques Apricots Cerezas Cherries Confitura de membrillo Quince preserve Fruta del tiempo Seasonal fruit Frutos secos Dried fruit and nuts Fruta variada Assorted fruit Frambuesas con nata Raspberries and cream Kiwis Kiwis Macedonia de frutas del tiempo Fresh fruit salad Macedonia de frutas en almíbar Fruit salad in syrup Fresas al gusto Strawberries to taste (with cream, wine, etc.) Fresas al natural Fresh strawberries au naturel Fresas con nata Strawberries and cream Fresas con moscatel Strawberries in muscatel wine Fresas con zumo de naranja Strawberries in orange juice Fresas de bosque Strawberries Granada con moscatel Pomegranate in muscatel …

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Vocabulario de restaurantes: Caza y volatería

Caza y volatería Game and poultry Pato con setas Duck with wild mushrooms Pato con ratafía (licor de nueces verdes) Duck with ratafia liqueur Pato a la naranja Duck with orange Pató confitado Duck preserve (confit) Becada Woodcock Caldereta (guiso) de pato con patatas Duck casserole with potatoes Capón relleno Stuffed capon Cazuela de conejo Rabbit casserole Pichón a la bearnesa de albahaca Squab (young pigeon) with basilflavoured béarnaise sauce Pichón con cebollitas Squab (young pigeon) with baby onions Squab (young pigeon) with baby onions Duck preserve (confit) with wild strawberries Conejo a la brasa con alioli Charcoal broiled rabbit …

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Vocabulario de restaurantes: Pescado, marisco y crustáceos

Pescado, marisco y crustáceos Fish and seafood Anguilas Eels Anguila ahumada Smoked eel Ancas de rana Frog’s legs Anchoas con tomate Anchovies with tomato Sardinas en salazón con uva moscatel Salted sardines with muscatel grapes Sardinas en salazón en salsa Salted sardines in sauce Pincho de langostinos Large prawns on a spit Bacalao a la llauna (frito y gratinado) Salt cod Biscay style Bacalao a la vizcaína Salt cod baked in the pan Bacalao con garbanzos Salt cod with chickpeas Bacalao con pasas y piñones Salt cod with raisins and pine nuts Bacalao con puerros y setas Salt cod with …

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Vocabulario de restaurantes: Vísceras y caracoles

Vísceras y caracoles Offal (variety meats) and snails Pincho de riñones a la francesa Kidney kebab à la française Cabeza de cordero a la brasa Charcoal-broiled lamb’s head Caracolillos con tomate Small snails with tomato Caracoles con alioli Snails with allioli (garlic mayonnaise) Caracoles con centollo Snails with spider crab Caracoles dulces y picantes Sweet and spicy snails Caracoles estofados Stewed snails Caracoles picantes Spicy snails Sesos de cordero Lamb’s brains Sesos a la romana Batter fried brains Sesos con mantequilla negra Brains in browned butter Rollitos de butifarra, morro y orejas Sausage and pig’s head parcels Hígado de cerdo …

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