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Chef's English-Spanish Kitchen Vocabulary

English and Spanish speaking chefs should know this...

(ahd) Add

(ah-puhl) Apple

(beyk) Bake

(bey-sihk fud) Basic foods

(bey-zihl) Basil

(bey lif) Bay leaf

(bin) Beans

(bif) Beef

(blehn-duhr) Blender

(boyl) Boil

(buhrn) Burn

(buh-duhr) Butter

(keh-riht) Carrot

(kuh-sa-vuh) Cassava

(chiz) Cheese

(chih-kihn) Chicken

(chih-li peh-puhr) Chili Pepper

(chap) Chop

(sih-nuh-mihn) Cinnamon

(leh-mihn ahnd laym) Lemon and Lime

(lehn-tuhl) Lentils

(leh-dihs) Lettuce

(lohit) Low heat

(meh-zhuhr-mihnt) Measurements

(mi-di-uhm hit) Medium heat

(mihlk) Milk

(mihks) Mix

(uhn-yihn) Onion

(or-ihnj) Orange

(aw-reh-guh-no) b

(auns) Ounce

(pah-shihn frut) Passion fruit

(pil) Peel

(peh-puhr) Pepper

(pee-myehn-toh) Pimento

(plahn-teyn) Plantain

(pork) Pork

(pork chap) Pork chop

(pat) Pot

(puh-tey-do) Potato

(paund) Pound

(preh-puh-rey shihn ihn kook-ihng) Preparation in cooking

(pra-duhkt for kook-ihng) Products for cooking

(rehd mit) Red meat

(rays) Rice

(rost, broyl) Roast, Broil

(salt) Salt

(tey-buhl-spun) Tablespoon

(ti-spun) Teaspoon

(kook tu thud fud) To cook the food

(tuh-mey-do) Tomato

(vehj-tuh-buhl) Vegetables

(wash) Wash

(wihsk) A Whisk

(tu wihsk) To Whisk

Agregar (ah-greh-gahr) or incorporar (een-cohr-poh rahr)

Manzana (mahn-zah-nah)

Hornear (ohr-neh-ahr)

Alimentos básicos (ah-lee-mehn-tohs bah-see-kohs)

Albahaca (ahl-bah-kah)

Laurel (lao-rehl)

Frijol (free-hol)

Carne de res (car-neh deh rehs)

Licuadora (lee-kwah-door-ah)

Hervir (ehr-veer)

Quemar (keh-mahr)

Mantequillla (mahn-teh-key-yah)

Zanahoria (zah-nah-oh-ree-ah)

Yucca (yoo-cah)

Queso (keh-soh)

Pollo (poy-yo)

Ají (ah-hee)

Picar (pee-cahr)

Canela (cah-neh-lah)

Limón (lee-mohn)

Lenteja (len-tay-hah)

Lechuga (leh-chu-gah)

Fuego bajo (fwey-goh bah-ho)

Medidas (meh-dee-dahs)

Fuego medio (fwey-goh meh-dee-oh)

Leche (leh-cheh)

Mezclar (mehz-clahr)

Cebolla (seh-boy-yah)

Naranja (nah-rahn-hah)

Orégano (oh-rey-gah-noh)

Onza (ohn-zah)

Maracuya (mah-rah-coo-yah)

Pelar (peh-lahr)

Pimienta (pee-mee-ehn-tah)

Pimiento (pee-mee-ehn-toh)

Plátano (plah-tah-noh)

Carne de cerdo (cahr-neh deh cehr-doh)

Chuleta (chu-leh-tah)

Olla (oy-yah)

Papa (pah-pah)

Libra (lee-brah)

la preparación (la prep-par-ation)

Productos (proh-dook-tohs)

Carne (cahr-neh)

Arroz (ah-roz)

Asar (ah-sahr)

Sal (sahl)

Cucharada (coo-chah-rah-dah)

Cucharadita (coo-chah-rah-dee-tah)

Cocinar la comida (coh-see-nahr lah coh-mee dah)

Tomate (toh-mah-teh)

Verduras (vehr-doo-rahs)

Lavar (lah-vahr)

Batidor (bah-tee-door)

Batir (bah-teer)

 

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