Monday, March 5, 2007

Food Vocabulary - Dairy Products


Alright, it's time to learn the dairy products (productos lácteos). If you'd like to add another word, or would like to add the translations used in your country, let me know.

BUTTER

  • Mantequilla (Mexico, Spain, Guatemala)
  • Manteca (Uruguay, Chile, Argentina)
    *They call lard manteca de cerdo to tell it apart from butter.
CHEESE
  • Queso (All Spanish-Speaking Countries)

  • CREAM CHEESE
  • Queso Crema (All Spanish-Speaking Countries)
CREAM
  • Nata (España y Mexico)
  • Crema (Guatemala, Argentina)

  • WHIPPED CREAM
  • Nata montada (Spain)
  • Crema batida (Guatemala)
  • Nata (Argentina)
EGG
  • Huevo (All Spanish-Speaking Countries)
ICE CREAM
  • Helado (Cremoso) - (Guatemala)
  • Sorbete
  • Crema Helada
MILK
  • Leche (All Spanish-Speaking Countries)

  • FULL CREAM OR WHOLE
  • Leche Entera

  • SKIMMED MILK
  • Leche Descremada (Latin America)
  • Leche Desnatada (Spain)

  • SEMI-SKIMMED MILK
  • Leche Semidescremada (Latin America)
  • Leche Desnatada (Spain)

  • POWDERED MILK
  • Leche en polvo

  • EVAPORATED MILK
  • Lecha Evaporada

  • CONDENSED MILK
  • Leche Condensada
YOGURT
  • Yogur (All Spanish-Speaking Countries)

For more food-related vocabulary, check these other posts:
Vegetables | Fruits | Seasonings | Cereals, Beans, Nuts and other Seeds | Meat (Coming soon!)

Updated article. March, 7th. 2007.
This list was prepared by the members of the Spanish-English interchange group. There are people from Latin America, Spain, the US and the UK. Thanks guys!

1 comment:

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