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Examples of a typical Spanish menu

 

MENU 1

RACIONES / PORTIONS

Calamares a la romana                    3.90 Euros                   Octopus fried in batter
Ensaladilla rusa                                  2.65 Euros                   Russian salad
Patatas fritas                                       2.00 Euros                   Chips
Arroz Barcelona                                  3.75 Euros                   Rice a la Barcelona
Croquetas                                            2.00 Euros                   Potato croquettes

BOCADILLOS / SANDWICHES

Mixto – jamon de york, queso,          1.90 Euros                   York ham and cheese
Mixto con huevo – jamon de york,    2.25 Euros                   Egg and york ham
Queso y huevo frito.                           2.50 Euros                   Cheese and fried egg

BEBIDAS / DRINKS

Rioja                                                    7.00 Euros                   Red wine from Rioja
Ribeiro                                                 5.55 Euros                   Wine from Galicia
½ Rioja                                                3.75 Euros
Sidra                                                    1.25 Euros                   Cider
Cerveza                                               1.50 Euros                   Beer

 

MENU 2

Entradas

Ensalada mixta                        Mixed salas
Sopa de pollo                          Chicken soup
Sopa de pescado                     Fish soup
Tortilla Espanola                     Spanish potato omelette
Ensaladilla rusa                       Russian salad
Guisantes salteadas                 Sauteed peas

2 plato                                     Second course

¼ de pollo con guarnicion       chicken with garnish
Albondigas con salsa de tomate         meatballs in tomato sauce
Trucha a la navarra                              trout with Serrano ham and tomato sauce
Conejo al allioli con guarnicion           rabbit in garlic with garnish
Rape a la plancha con patatas fritas    grilled fish with chips
Macarrones con verduras al gratin      macaroni cheese with vegetables

Postres

Flan con nata
Helados variados        various ice creams
Copa crocanti              choc ice cream with nuts
Tarta de limon             lemon tart
Fruta del tiempo          fruit of the season
Macedonia                  fruit salad

Bebidas

Vino – tinto, Rosado, blanco              Wine – red, rose, white
Cerveza                                               Beer
Agua mineral – con gas / sin gas         Water – sparkling/still
Refrescos                                            Fruit juices
Café/cortado/con leche                       Café – black, white

 

VOCABULARY

De primero – sopa Juliana                   Vegetable soup
De segundo – pollo a la parrilla          Grilled chicken
De postre – flan                                  Crème caramel
Una jarra de agua                                Jug of water
Vino de la casa                                    House wine

Mariscos          Shellfish    
mejillones marinera     mussels in wine
almejas en salsa verde  clams is green sauce
gambas    large prawns
pescado frito  fried fish
paella alicantina  eel, fish, mussels, artichoke, tomatoes, saffron, peas

Sopas   Soups                                                       
de ajo    garlic                                    

  • de fideo   noodles                                   
  • de cebolla onion                                 
  • de pescado fish                                       

Carne   Meats                                                               Aves   Poultry

    • solomillo de cerdo   pork steak                 - ½ pollo asado
    • escalope de ternera   pork escalope           - pollo en salsa verde   chicken in green sauce
    • carne-asada     roast meat                           - pichon al ajillo   pigeon in garlic
    • filete de cordero   lamb fillet                     - ¼ pollo al ajillo
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