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Apuntes (3, Noviembre, 2021)

Food & cooking (Comida y Cocina)


preparar: Prepare

cortar: Cut, chop, slice

pelar: peel

hervir: boil

freir: fry

saltear: Sauté

revolver: Stir

hornear: bake

cocinar: cook

cocinar al vapor: steam

verter: Pour

batir: whisk

mezclar: blend

añadir: add

derretir:Melt

calentar: Heat up

servir: Serve


Chop vs slice

Translations

¿Cuál es tu comida favorita? What is your favorite food?

My favorite food is green enchiladas.

My favorite food is pozole.


¿Cuáles son los ingredientes? What are the ingredients?

Corn tortillas, red chili pepper, cheese, onion, oil,

I like cheese more than chicken.


Red pepper, chicken, hominy, oregano, tostadas (chips), spicy red salsa,


¿Cómo cocinar que? How do you cook?

¿Cuánto tiempo se tarda en cocerlo? How long does it take to cook?

¿es fácil de hacer? Is it easy to make?





Conversation


Jamie: Wow, it smells really good! What are you making?
Enrique: I am making shrimp tacos.
Jamie: Really? That’s my favorite food!
Enrique: I made plenty of tacos. You can have some if you want!
Jamie: I would love to! I just had a dinner with my friend so I will just try one.
Enrique: I am sure you will have more than one!
Jamie: Oh my god, this is so good. How did you make it?
Enrique: You sauté shrimps with minced garlic, chili peppers and other seasonings.
Jamie: What about this sour cream with sliced cabbage?
Enrique: I just found that recipe. You thin-slice cabbage and mix it with sour cream, lime juice, salt, pepper, and a little bit of honey and mayo.
Jamie: This is so yummy! Can I have one more? I should try this recipe by myself!
Enrique: I told you that you are going to eat more than one!


Jamie: Wow, it smells really good! What are you making?

huele muy bien! ¿Qué estás haciendo?


I am making soup.

I am making a cake.

I am making tacos.


I am (verbo)+ing

I am studying


I am playing

I am dancing


Enrique: I am making shrimp tacos.


Jamie: Really? That’s my favorite food!

¿Realmente? ¡Esa es mi comida favorita!


Enrique: I made plenty of tacos. You can have some if you want!

Hice muchos tacos. ¡Puedes tomar un poco si quieres!


Muchos/muchas: plenty of (something)

Plenty of = many or a lot of


Many (contable) or much (incontable)

Plenty of

A lot of (contable y incontable) a lot of water, a lot of people,

There are many students.


Many people, many trees, many flowers,

Much Rice, much water, much money



Jamie: I would love to! I just had a dinner with my friend so I will just try one.

¡Me encantaría! Acabo de cenar con mi amigo, así que probaré una.


Enrique: I am sure you will have more than one!

¡Estoy seguro de que tendrás más de uno!



Jamie: Oh my god, this is so good. How did you make it?

Dios mío, esto es tan bueno. ¿Cómo lo lograste?


Enrique: You sauté shrimps with minced garlic, chili peppers and other seasonings.

Salteas camarones con ajo picado, chiles y otros condimentos.



Jamie: What about this sour cream with sliced cabbage?

¿Qué hay de esta crema agria con repollo en rodajas?


Enrique: I just found that recipe. You thin-slice cabbage and mix it with sour cream, lime juice, salt, pepper, and a little bit of honey and mayo.

Acabo de encontrar esa receta. Corta el repollo y mézclalo con crema agria, jugo de lima, sal, pimienta y un poco de miel y mayonesa.


Jamie: This is so yummy! Can I have one more? I should try this recipe by myself!

¡Esto es tan delicioso! ¿Me das uno más? ¡Debería probar esta receta yo sola!


Yummy = delicious = good


By myself: por mi cuenta


Enrique: I told you that you are going to eat more than one!

¡Te dije que vas a comer más de uno!




Activity:

1. What is your favorite food?

2. What is your favorite restaurant? I don’t have any specific restaurant.

3. How do you make your favorite food?

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