Complete List of 650+ Spanish Kitchen Vocabulary (Ingredients, Measurements, Utensils and More)

Spanish cuisine is celebrated for its vibrant colors, bold flavors, and passionate preparation methods.

Whether it’s the mouthwatering aroma of a sizzling paella, the tantalizing taste of jamón ibérico, or the refreshing burst of a gazpacho on a hot summer day, Spanish dishes are as diverse as the regions they hail from.

If you’re learning Spanish, it’s worth learning the vocabulary for talking about its delectable food!

Check out over 650 essential Spanish kitchen vocabulary, from common ingredients to cooking techniques and beyond. Plus, see how to talk about items, tools and appliances around the kitchen.

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Cooking Terms in Spanish

Cooking methods

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
AhumadoSmoking
AsadoRoasting
Asado a la parrilla giratoriaRotisserie cooking
Asado en fosaPit roasting
BarbacoaBarbecuing
Cocción a presiónPressure cooking
Cocción al vaporSteaming
Cocción lentaSlow-cooking
Cocina en planchaGriddle cooking
Cocina por inducciónInduction cooking
Cocina a fuego lentoSimmering
Cocina con microondasMicrowaving
ConfitadoConfitting
EnlatadoCanning
CuradoCuring
DeshidrataciónDehydrating
EncurtidoPickling
EscaldadoBlanching
Escalfado poco profundoShallow poaching
EscalfadoPoaching
EstofadoBraising or stir-frying
FermentaciónFermentation
FlambeadoFlambéing
Fritura en aceiteDeep-frying
Fritura en sarténPan-frying
Fritura a presiónPressure-frying
GratinadoBroiling
HervidoBoiling
HorneadoBaking
InfusiónInfusing
MarinadoMarinating
ParrilladaGrilling
SalteadoSautéing
Salteado en wokWok cooking

Culinary techniques

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
Abrir (ostras, etc.)To Shuck (oysters, etc.)
AdornarTo Garnish
AmasarTo Knead
BatirTo Whisk
CaramelizarTo Caramelize
ClarificarTo Clarify
CocinarTo Cook
Cortar en cubosTo Dice
Cortar en julianaTo Julienne
Decorar con mangaTo Pipe
DesglasarTo Deglaze
DesvenarTo Devein
DoblarTo Fold
EncurtirTo Pickle
EnfriarTo Chill
EnharinarTo Coat
EnrollarTo Roll
EnsartarTo Skewer
EscabecharTo Brine
EspumarTo Skim
FermentarTo Ferment
FiletearTo Fillet
FreírTo Fry
GlasearTo Glaze
GratinarTo Gratinate
InfundirTo Infuse
MarinarTo Marinate
MezclarTo Blend, To Mix
MolerTo Grind, To Mill
PelarTo Peel
PicarTo Chop
Picar muy finamenteTo Mince
Pincelar (con huevo, etc.)To Brush
RallarTo Grate, To Shred, To Zest
RebanarTo Slice
RevolverTo Stir
SalsearTo Baste
SazonarTo Season
TallarTo Carve
TemplarTo Temper
TostarTo Toast

Kitchen  Utensilios (Utensils),  Herramientas (Tools) and Vajilla (Crockery) 

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
Ablandador de carneMeat tenderizer
AbrelatasCan opener
Bandeja de galletasCookie sheet
BatidorWhisk
Brocha de reposteríaPastry brush
CacerolaDutch oven, Stockpot
Cesta de vaporSteamer basket
ChupitoShot glass
ColadorColander
Copa de champánChampagne flute
Copa de martiniMartini glass
Copa de vinoWine glass
CucharaSpoon
CucharitaTeaspoon
CucharónLadle
Cuchara para heladoIce cream scoop
Cucharón ranuradoSlotted spoon
CuchilloKnife
Cuchillo de carneSteak knife
Cuchillo de pescadoFish knife
Cuchillo para mantequillaButter knife
EspátulaSpatula
EspumaderaSkimmer
Exprimidor de limónLemon squeezer
Fuente de cazuelaCasserole dish
Fuente de hornoBaking dish
Guantes de hornoOven mitts, Pot holders
Jabón para platosDish soap
JarraPitcher
Machacador de patatasPotato masher
Molde desmontableSpringform pan
Molde para muffinsMuffin tin
Molde para panBread pan
Molde para pastelCake pan
Moldes individualesRamekins
MondadientesToothpick
Mortero y manoMortar and pestle
Palillos chinosChopsticks
Parrilla de barbacoaBarbecue grill
Pelador de verdurasVegetable peeler
Pincel de cocinaBasting brush
PinzasTongs
PlanchaGriddle
PlatilloSaucer
PlatoPlate
Plato para mantequillaButter dish
ServilleteroNapkin holder
Prensa de ajoGarlic press
RalladorGrater
Rejilla enfriadoraCooling rack
RodilloRolling pin
SacacorchosWine opener/corkscrew
Salero y pimenteroSalt and pepper shakers
SarténFrying pan
Sartén para parrillaGrill pan
Sartén para saltearSaute pan
SoperaGravy boat
Tabla de cortarCutting board
TazaCup, Mug
TazónBowl
TenedorFork
Termómetro de carneMeat thermometer
Tijeras de cocinaKitchen shears
UtensiliosUtensils
VasoGlass, Cup
WokWok

Electrodomésticos de Cocina (Kitchen Appliances) 

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
ArroceraRice cooker
Báscula de cocinaFood scale
Batidora de inmersiónImmersion blender
Batidora de manoHand mixer
Batidora de pieStand mixer
CafeteraCoffee maker
Campana extractoraRange hood (exhaust fan)
EstufaStove
Compactador de basuraTrash compactor
CongeladorFreezer
Deshidratador de alimentosFood dehydrator
Freidora de aireAir fryer
HeladeraIce cream maker
Hervidor eléctricoElectric kettle
Horno a gasGas oven
Horno de convecciónConvection oven
Horno de microondasMicrowave oven
Horno eléctricoElectric oven
Horno tostadorToaster oven
LavaplatosDishwasher
LicuadoraBlender
Exprimidor, Extractor de jugosJuicer
Máquina de espressoEspresso machine
Máquina de inmersión al vacíoSous-vide machine
Máquina para hacer wafflesWaffle maker
Prensa para paninisPanini press
Mini refrigeradorMini-fridge
Molinillo de caféCoffee grinder
Molinillo de especiasSpice grinder
Olla a presiónPressure cooker
Olla de cocción lentaSlow cooker
Parrilla eléctricaElectric grill
Placa de cocción a gasGas cooktop
Placa de cocción eléctricaElectric cooktop
Placa de inducciónInduction cooktop
Plancha eléctricaElectric griddle
Procesador de alimentosFood processor
Purificador/filtro de aguaWater purifier/filter
RefrigeradorRefrigerator
SandwicheraSandwich maker
Sartén eléctricoElectric skillet
Sellador al vacíoVacuum sealer
TostadoraToaster
Triturador de desperdiciosGarbage disposal unit
Ventilador extractorVentilation fan

Muebles de Cocina (Kitchen Furniture)

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
AparadorSideboard
ArmarioCupboard
BancoBench
Banco de almacenamientoStorage bench
BanquilloStool
Barra de vinosWine bar
Bote de basuraTrash bin/can
Bote de compostajeCompost bin
Bote de reciclajeRecycling bin
BotelleroWine rack
CajónDrawer
CarritoCart, Trolley
Carrito con tabla de cortarCutting-board cart
Carrito de microondasMicrowave cart
Carrito de servicioServing cart/trolley
Carrito de téTea cart/trolley
Carrito de vinosWine cart/trolley
Carrito para comidaFood cart/trolley
Cesta de frutasFruit basket
CocinaKitchen
DelantalApron
DespensaPantry
EscurridorDish rack
EspecieroSpice rack
Estación de caféCoffee station
Estación de téTea station
Estante de panaderoBaker's rack
Estantes de paredWall shelves
Estantes, PerchasShelving, Racks
FregaderoSink
GabineteCabinet
Gabinete para barBar cabinet
Gabinete para electrodomésticosAppliance storage cabinet
Gabinete para enfriador de vinosWine cooler cabinet
IslaIsland
MesaTable
Mesa de buféBuffet table
Mesa de panaderoBaker's table
Mesa de servicioServer table
PaneraBread box
Perchero para ollasPot rack
Perchero para platosPlate rack
Porta utensiliosUtensil holder/crock
PortabotellasBottle holder
Portarrollos de papelPaper towel holder
Portavasos para copasWine glass holder
Rincón para desayunosBreakfast nook
SalvamantelesTrivet
ServilleteroNapkin holder
SillaChair
Silla altaHigh chair
Soporte para cazosPot filler shelf
Soporte para cuchillosKnife block/caddy
Soporte para rodilloRolling pin holder
Soporte para tapaderasPot lid holder
TabureteBar stool
UtensiliosUtensils
VitrinaHutch

Ingredientes (Ingredients) and Comida (Food)

Frutas (Fruits),  Verduras (Vegetables) and Legumbres (Legumes)

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
AceitunaOlive
AcelgaSwiss chard
AguacateAvocado
AjoGarlic
AlbaricoqueApricot
AlcachofaArtichoke
ApioCelery
Arándano rojoCranberry
ArándanoBlueberry
BatataSweet potato
BerenjenaEggplant
BerroWatercress
BrócoliBroccoli
CacahuetePeanut
CalabacínSquash
CalabacitaZucchini
CalabazaPumpkin
CaquiPersimmon
CarambolaStarfruit
CebollaOnion
CerezaCherry
ChalotaShallot
ChampiñónMushroom
ChirivíaParsnip
CiruelaPlum
ClementinaClementine
CocoCoconut
Col rizadaKale
Col de BruselasBrussels sprout
ColiflorCauliflower
DátilDate
EjotesGreen beans
EspárragoAsparagus
EspinacaSpinach
FrambuesaRaspberry
FresaStrawberry
Frijoles mungoMung beans
Frijoles negrosBlack beans
Frijoles pintosPinto beans
Frijoles rojosKidney beans
FrijolesBeans
GarbanzosChickpeas
GranadaPomegranate
Grosella negraBlackcurrant
GrosellaGooseberry
GuayabaGuava
Guisantes de nieveSnow peas
Guisantes partidosSplit peas
GuisantesPeas
HabasFava beans
HigoFig
KiwiKiwi
LechugaLettuce
LentejasLentils
LichiLychee
LimaLime
LimónLemon
MaízCorn
MandarinaTangerine
MangoMango
ManzanaApple
MaracuyáPassion fruit
MelocotónPeach
Melón verdeHoneydew melon
MelónCantaloupe
MoraBlackberry
NaboTurnip
NaranjaOrange
NectarinaNectarine
OkraOkra
Pak choiBok choy
PapayaPapaya
PatataPotato
PepinoCucumber
PeraPear
PimientoBell pepper
PiñaPineapple
PitayaDragon fruit
Plátano machoPlantain
PlátanoBanana
PomeloGrapefruit
PuerroLeek
RábanoRadish
RambutánRambutan
RemolachaBeetroot
RepolloCabbage
RuibarboRhubarb
SandíaWatermelon
SojaSoybeans
TomateTomato
UvaGrape
YacaJackfruit
YucaCassava
ZanahoriaCarrot

Productos de origen animal  (Animal Products)

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
Alitas de polloChicken wings
AlmejasClams
AnchoasAnchovies
AtúnTuna
Atún enlatadoCanned tuna
BisonteBison
CalamarSquid
Caldo de cerdoPork broth
Caldo de huesoBone broth
Caldo de pescadoFish broth
Caldo de polloChicken broth
Caldo de resBeef broth
CallosTripe
CamarónShrimp
CangrejoCrab
CaracolEscargot (snails)
Carne de resBeef
Carne molidaGround beef
CaviarCaviar
CerdoPork
Chuletas de cerdoPork chops
Chuletas de corderoLamb chops
CodornizQuail
ConejoRabbit
CorderoLamb
CostillasRibs
CremaCream
Crema agriaSour cream
DespojosOffal
FileteSteak
FuagrásFoie gras
GelatinaGelatin
Grasa de patoDuck fat
HígadoLiver
HuevosEggs
JamónHam
LangostaLobster
LecheMilk
Lomo de cerdoPork loin
MantecaLard
MantequillaButter
MariscosShellfish
MédulaBone marrow
MejillonesMussels
MielHoney
MollejaGizzard
Muslos de polloChicken thighs
PancetaPork belly
Patas de polloChicken feet
PatéPâté
PatoDuck
PavoTurkey
Pecho de resBrisket
Pechuga de polloChicken breast
PescadoFish
PolloChicken
PulpoOctopus
QuesoCheese
Rabo de bueyOxtail
SalchichaSausage
SalmónSalmon
Salmón ahumadoSmoked salmon
SardinaSardine
SeboTallow, Suet
TerneraVeal
TilapiaTilapia
TocinoBacon
VenadoVenison
VieirasScallops
Vísceras de avePoultry giblets
YogurYogurt

Cereales  (Grains),  Semillas (Seeds) and  Pastas (Pastas)

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
AmarantoAmaranth
Arroz basmatiBasmati rice
Arroz blancoWhite rice
Arroz integralBrown rice
Arroz jazmínJasmine rice
Arroz salvajeWild rice
ArrozRice
Avena enrolladaRolled oats
Avena partidaSteel-cut oats
AvenaOats
BulgurBulgur
Cabello de ángelAngel hair pasta
CebadaBarley
CentenoRye
CuscúsCouscous
EspaguetisSpaghetti
EspeltaSpelt
FarroFarro
FetuchinisFettuccini
Fideos de arrozRice noodles
Fideos de huevoEgg noodles
Fideos ramenRamen noodles
Fideos sobaSoba noodles
Fideos udonUdon noodles
Harina de avenaOat flour
Harina de maízCorn flour
Harina de trigoWheat flour
MacarronesMacaroni
MaízCorn
MijoMillet
ÑoquisGnocchi
OrzoOrzo
PastinaPastina
PolentaPolenta
QuinoaQuinoa
RaviolesRavioli
Semillas de amapolaPoppy seeds
Semillas de calabazaPumpkin seeds
Semillas de chíaChia seeds
Semillas de girasolSunflower seeds
Semillas de linoFlaxseeds
Semillas de sésamoSesame seeds
SorgoSorghum
TortelliniTortellini
Trigo integralWhole wheat
Trigo sarracenoBuckwheat
TrigoWheat
ZitiZiti

Especias (Spices)

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
AchioteAnnatto
Ajo Garlic
AlbahacaBasil
AlcaraveaCaraway
Anís estrelladoStar anise
AzafránSaffron
CanelaCinnamon
CardamomoCardamom
CayenaCayenne pepper
Cebolla en polvoOnion powder
Cebollino secoDried chives
Chile en polvoChili powder
Cilantro secoDried cilantro
Clavo de olorCloves
CominoCumin
Condimento para avesPoultry seasoning
CúrcumaTurmeric
Escamas de pimiento rojoRed pepper flakes
EstragónTarragon
Extracto de vainillaVanilla extract
Granos de ajoGarlic granules
Hierbas de la ProvenzaHerbes de Provence
Hojas de laurelBay leaves
JengibreGinger
LavandaLavender
MejoranaMarjoram
MentaMint
Nuez moscadaNutmeg
OréganoOregano
PerejilParsley
PimentónPaprika
Pimienta blancaWhite pepper
Pimienta con limónLemon pepper
Pimienta de JamaicaAllspice
Pimienta de SichuanSichuan peppercorns
Pimienta negraBlack pepper
Pimienta rojaRed pepper
Polvo de cinco especiasFive-spice powder
Polvo de curryCurry powder
RomeroRosemary
SalSalt
Sal de apioCelery salt
SalviaSage
Semillas de anísAnise seeds
Semillas de apioCelery seeds
Semillas de cilantroCoriander seeds
Semillas de eneldoDill seeds
Semillas de fenogrecoFenugreek seeds
Semillas de hinojoFennel seeds
Semillas de mostazaMustard seeds
TamarindoTamarind
TomilloThyme
ZumaqueSumac

Salsas  (Sauces) and  Condimentos (Condiments)

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
Aceite de olivaOlive oil
Aderezo CésarCaesar dressing
Aderezo de queso azulBlue cheese dressing
Aderezo italianoItalian dressing
Aderezo mil islasThousand Island dressing
Aderezo ranchRanch dressing
AioliAioli
ChutneyChutney
GuacamoleGuacamole
Jarabe de arceMaple syrup
KétchupKetchup
MayonesaMayonnaise
Mostaza con mielHoney mustard
MostazaMustard
Pasta de curryCurry paste
Pasta de misoMiso paste
Pasta de pimiento rojoRed pepper paste
Pasta de tamarindoTamarind paste
PestoPesto
Rábano picanteHorseradish
Salsa agridulceSweet and sour sauce
Salsa barbacoaBarbecue sauce
Salsa chimichurriChimichurri sauce
Salsa de ajo y chileChili garlic sauce
Salsa de chipotleChipotle sauce
Salsa de maníPeanut sauce
Salsa de ostrasOyster sauce
Salsa de pescadoFish sauce
Salsa de sojaSoy sauce
Salsa hoisinHoisin sauce
Salsa holandesaHollandaise sauce
Salsa picanteHot sauce
Salsa ponzuPonzu sauce
Salsa SichuanSzechuan sauce
Salsa TabascoTabasco sauce
Salsa tártaraTartar sauce
Salsa teriyakiTeriyaki sauce
Salsa tzatzikiTzatziki sauce
Salsa WorcestershireWorcestershire sauce
SalsaSalsa
SrirachaSriracha
TahiniTahini
Vinagre balsámicoBalsamic vinegar
Vinagre de sidra de manzanaApple cider vinegar
VinagreVinegar
VinagretaVinaigrette

Unidades de Medida (Measurement Units) 

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
CelsiusCelsius (°C)
CuartoQuart (qt)
CucharadaTablespoon (tbsp)
CucharaditaTeaspoon (tsp)
FahrenheitFahrenheit (°F)
GalónGallon (gal)
GramoGram (g)
KilogramoKilogram (kg)
LibraPound (lb)
LitroLiter (L)
MililitroMilliliter (ml)
Onza líquidaFluid ounce (fl oz)
OnzaOunce (oz)
PintaPint (pt)
PizcaPinch, Dash
TazaCup (c)

Seguridad e Higiene Alimentaria (Food Safety and Hygiene)

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
Agentes de limpiezaCleaning agents
AlérgenosAllergens
Almacenamiento de alimentosFood storage
BacteriasBacteria
CongelaciónFreezing
Contaminación cruzadaCross-contamination
Control de plagasPest control
DescongelaciónThawing
DesinfecciónDisinfecting
Desinfectante de manosHand sanitizer
Enfermedad transmitida por alimentosFoodborne illness
Equipo de protección personal (EPP)Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Etiquetado de alimentosFood labeling
Fecha de caducidadExpiration date
Guantes de un solo usoSingle-use gloves
HigieneHygiene
Inspecciones sanitariasHealth inspections
Intoxicación alimentariaFood poisoning
Lavado de manosHandwashing
LimpiezaCleaning
Manipulación de alimentosFood handling
Pautas de seguridad alimentariaFood safety guidelines
Preparación de alimentosFood preparation
Procesamiento de alimentosFood processing
RefrigeraciónRefrigeration
Retiro de alimentosFood recalls
SaneamientoSanitation
Suministro seguro de aguaSafe water supply
Vida útilShelf life

Common Spanish Phrases in the Kitchen

Spanish WordsEnglish Translations
¡Que aproveche!Enjoy your meal!
¿Cómo te gustaría tu carne cocinada?How would you like your steak cooked?
¿Me pasas la sal, por favor?Can you pass me the salt, please?
¿Podrías revolver la salsa por mí?Could you stir the sauce for me?
¿Puedes ayudarme a cortar las verduras?Can you help me chop the vegetables?
¿Puedes ayudarme a poner la mesa?Can you help me set the table?
¿Te gustaría algo de beber?Would you like something to drink?
¿Te gustaría algo de postre?Would you like some dessert?
¿Todo está sabroso?Is everything tasting good?
¿Ya está hirviendo el agua?Is the water boiling yet?
El agua está hirviendo, hora de agregar la pasta.The water is boiling, time to add the pasta.
El pastel está listo; podemos sacarlo del horno.The cake is ready; we can take it out of the oven.
Es hora de voltear los panqueques.It's time to flip the pancakes.
La receta indica dos tazas de harina.The recipe calls for two cups of flour.
La salsa debe cocinarse a fuego lento durante al menos 15 minutos.The sauce needs to simmer for at least 15 minutes.
La salsa debe cocinarse a fuego lento durante al menos 20 minutos.The sauce needs to simmer for at least 20 minutes.
Necesitamos descongelar el pollo para la cena.We need to defrost the chicken for dinner.
Necesito un cuchillo afilado para cortar esto.I need a sharp knife to cut this.
No olvides poner el temporizador para las galletas.Don't forget to set the timer for the cookies.
No olvides sazonar las verduras.Don't forget to season the vegetables.
Nos quedamos sin azúcar, lo agregaré a la lista de compras.We're out of sugar, I'll add it to the shopping list.
Pongamos la mesa antes de que lleguen los invitados.Let's set the table before the guests arrive.
Por favor, lava los platos cuando terminemos de comer.Please wash the dishes after we're done eating.
Por favor, pásame la tabla de cortar.Please pass me the cutting board.
Ten cuidado con la sartén caliente, usa manoplas.Be careful with the hot pan, use oven mitts.
Ten cuidado, la estufa está caliente.Be careful, the stove is hot.
Voy a batir los huevos para la tortilla.I'll whisk the eggs for the omelet.
Voy a precalentar el horno.I'm going to preheat the oven.
Yo picaré las cebollas mientras tú pelas las papas.I'll chop the onions while you peel the potatoes.

Cultural Spanish Cuisine Names

  • Paella : A famous Valencian dish made with rice, saffron, vegetables, and a variety of meats like chicken, rabbit, and seafood.
  • Tapas : Small, flavorful dishes often served as appetizers or snacks. Common tapas include patatas bravas (fried potatoes with spicy sauce), tortilla española (Spanish omelette), and gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp).
  • Gazpacho : A cold tomato-based soup made with vegetables like cucumbers, bell peppers, and onions, seasoned with olive oil, vinegar, and garlic.
  • Jamón Ibérico : A type of cured ham made from black Iberian pigs. It comes in different grades, with acorn-fed jamón (Jamón Ibérico de Bellota) being the most prized.
  • Churros : Fried dough pastries, often served with a cup of thick hot chocolate for dipping.
  • Tortilla Española : A traditional Spanish omelette made with eggs, potatoes, and sometimes onions.
  • Bacalao : Dried and salted codfish, a common ingredient in Spanish cuisine.
  • Pisto : A vegetable stew made with tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, onions, and eggplant, often served with a fried egg on top.
  • Fabada Asturiana : A hearty bean stew originating from Asturias, made with large white beans, chorizo, morcilla (blood sausage), and pork.
  • Flan : A popular Spanish dessert, a creamy custard topped with caramel sauce.
  • Pulpo a la Gallega : Galician-style octopus, boiled and served with olive oil, paprika, and coarse sea salt.
  • Patatas Bravas : Fried potato cubes served with a spicy tomato-based sauce.
  • Gambas al Ajillo : Garlic shrimp cooked in olive oil and chili peppers.
  • Horchata : A refreshing drink made from tiger nuts (chufas), sugar, and water.
  • Escabeche : A traditional preservation method for fish or meat, marinated in vinegar, oil, and spices.
  • Crema Catalana : A custard dessert similar to crème brûlée, topped with a caramelized sugar crust.
  • Tacos : Traditional Mexican street food, consisting of tortillas filled with various meats, vegetables, and salsa.
  • Ceviche : A popular dish in many Latin American countries, made with raw fish or seafood marinated in citrus juices, spices, and vegetables.
  • Empanadas : Savory pastries filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables, widely enjoyed throughout Latin America.
  • Arepas : A staple in Colombian and Venezuelan cuisine, these cornmeal cakes are often split open and filled with meats, cheese, or beans.
  • Pupusas : Traditional Salvadoran dish, thick corn tortillas filled with cheese, meat, or beans.
  • Ropa Vieja : A Cuban shredded beef stew cooked with tomatoes, peppers, and onions.
  • Cuy : A traditional dish in the Andean region, particularly in Peru and Ecuador, where guinea pig is roasted or fried.
  • Arroz con Pollo : A popular Latin American chicken and rice dish, cooked with various spices and often vegetables.
  • Pisco Sour : A famous Peruvian cocktail made with pisco, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white.
  • Pozole : A traditional spicy Mexican soup or stew made with hominy (large corn kernels) and meat, usually pork or chicken.

 

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