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Food Translations:

Ajo-Garlic
AlPastor-Marinated Pork Loin In the style of the shepherd
Asada-Steak
Avocado-A fruit botanically a large berry that contains a single seed aka. Alligator pear
Botana-Appetizers
Burrito-Wheat flour tortilla wrapped to completely enclose a filling
Camaron-Shrimp
Carnitas-Literally “little meats,” a type of braised/roasted often after first being fried
Ceviche-Dish
Chihuahua-Small Dog
Chimichanga-A tortilla, fried or soft
Chipotle-Smoke-dried jalapeño
Chorizo-Mexican Sausage
Coctel-Cocktail
Enchilada-Burrito served with a chili sauce
Especialidades-Specialties
Fajitas-Grilled strips of meat
Filete-Steak
Flautas-a small rolled-up tortilla with filling
Frita-Fried
Grande-Large
Guacamole-Avocado-based sauce that originated with the Aztecs in Mexico
Guajillo-Chili pepper of the species Capsicum annuum
Huevos-Eggs
Jamon-Ham
Mar y tierra-Surf and Turf
Mariscos-Seafood
Mojarra-Fish
Molcajete-Stone tool for grinding
Monterrey-Thee capital city of the state of Nuevo León in the country of Mexico
Parrillada-Barbeque
Pescado-Fish
Pico de gallo-AKA salsa fresca, is a fresh, uncooked condiment made from chopped tomato, white onion, and chilis
Poblano peppers-A mild chili pepper
Pollo-Chicken
Quesadilla-A flour/corn tortilla filled with various fillings, then folded form a half-moon shape
Queso fresco-A fresh white cheese sauce
Queso Fundido-Melted Cheese
Ranchero sauce-A picante tomato-based sauce
Relleno-Stuffed
Roja-Red
Sangria-Red wine mixed with lemonade, fruit, and spices
Tamal-Made of masa a starchy dough, usually corn-based, which is steamed or boiled in a leaf wrapper
Tomatillo sauce-A plant of the nightshade family, related to the cape gooseberry, bearing green-purple fruit
Tortas-Flat bread
Tostada-Toasted
Verde-Green