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Decanter Wine - Spanish food glossary
Category: Food and Drink > Spanish food
Date & country: 13/10/2007, UK
Words: 126


Acediás
Fried baby sole.

Aceitunas
Olives.

Aguja plancha
Swordfish.

Alas de pollo
Chicken wings.

Alaskitos
Crab claws.

Albóndigas
Meatballs.

Almejas
Clams.

Anchoas
Anchovies.

Anguila
Eel.

Angulas
Elvers (baby eel).

Asadura de cordero
Baked lambs liver.

Atún
Tuna.

Atún encebollado
Tuna in onion sauce.

Bacalao
Cod, often salted.

Bacalao frito
Cod in batter.

Berberechos
Cockles.

Berenjena frita
Fried eggplant.

Besugo
Red Bream.

Bogavante
True lobster.

Bonito
Tuna.

Boquerones
Fresh anchovies.

Boquerones fritos
Fried anchovies.

Breca
Small Bream.

Caballa
Mackerel.

Calamares
Squid.

Calamares fritos
Squid in batter.

Callos
Tripe.

Caña de lomo
Cured pork loin.

Caracoles
Snails.

Carne en salsa
Meat in sauce.

Cazón en adobo
Marinated, fried monkfish.

Centollo
Spider crab.

Champiñones
Mushrooms.

Chanquetes
Whitebait.

Cherigan
Thin toast with topping.

Chipirones
A kind of small squid.

Chocos
Large squid/cuttlefish.

Chopito
Baby cuttle fish.

Chorizo
Spicy sausage.

Cigala
Dublin Bay prawns.

Cocido
Stew or casserole.

Codornices
Quail.

Completo
Fried egg, sausage and chips.

con almendras
with almonds.

con jamon
with ham.

Conchas finas
Large scallops.

Conejo
Rabbit.

Coquinas
Wedge shell clams.

Corvina
Meagre (fish).

Dorada
Gilt Head Bream.

Empanadilla
Fish/meat pastie.

Ensaladilla rusa
Russian salad.

Escalibada
Aubergine salad.

Espinacas
Spinach with chick peas.

Flamenquines
Rolled ham and cheese deep fried with crumb coating.

Gambas
Prawns.

Habas
Beans.

Hamburguesa
Hamburger.

Hígado
Liver.

Huevas
Fish roe.

Huevos a la plancha
Fried egg.

Jabalí
Wild boar.

Jamón serrano
Cured ham.

Jamón York
Cooked ham.

Jibia
Cuttlefish.

Jibia en salsa
Cuttlefish in ink.

Jureles
Horse mackerel.

Langosta
Crawfish.

Langostinos
King prawns.

Lenguado
Dover sole.

Lomo a la plancha
Pork in bread.

Lomo en salsa
Pork in sauce.

Longaniza con patatas
Paprika sausage with potatoes.

Lubina
Sea Bass.

Mejillones
Mussels.

Melva
A type of tuna.

Menudo
Offal.

Merluza
Hake.

Mero
Grouper.

Mojama
Salted, dried tuna.

Montadito de
Small sandwich of.

Morcilla
Black pudding.

Navajas
Razor clams.

Ostión
Cultivated oyster.

Ostra
Oyster.

Paella
Rice with sea food and/or meat.

Pargo
A sea bream.

Patata asada
Jacket potato.

Patatas al pobre
Fried potato with onions and green peppers.

Patatas bravas
Potatoes in chilli sauce.

Pescao de la barca
Catch of the day.

Pez Espada
Swordfish.

Pez Limón
Amberjack.

Pijotas
Crispy, fried baby hake.

Pimientos (rellenos)
Peppers (stuffed).

Pinchito con patatas
Small kebab with potatoes.

Pincho
Spicy kebab.

Pisto
Mixed sauted vegetables.

Pringá
Stewed meats.

Pulpo
Octopus.