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editing: What to eat in Oaxaca City

Basics

La Carta
Comida Corrida
Comal

Signature Items

Caldo de Piedra
Empanada
Memelas
Mole
Tamales
Tlayuda

Preguntas = Questions

Quieres comer algo delicioso? Would you like something delicious to eat?
Quieres tomar algo delicioso? Would you like something delicious to drink?
Quieres ver la carta? - Would you like to see the menu?
Que te gustan = What would you like?

A comprar - Shopping

Cuanto cuesta - How most does this cost?

Salsas

Tomate - Tomato
Tomate asado con chile de agua
Miltomate hervido - Tomatillo (green tomato)
Miltomate con chile seco - ?
Miltomate con chile de árbol
Asada con chile de agua
Guacamole - Guacamole
Pica mucho - It's very spicy
Pica menos - It's not that spicy
Picante - Spicy
Me enchilo - That was spicy
Bolsas cuestan 6 pesos

Salsas with Cilantro
Verde
Pico de Gallo
Guacamole

Jugos / Juices

Jugos de verduras y frutas de temporada - Juices made from vegetables and seasonal fruit
naranja - orange
mandarina - tangerine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tangerine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandarin_orange
toronja - grapefruit
papaya
piña - pineapple
guayaba - guava
caña - sugarcane
durazno - peach
melón - cantaloupe
tuna - cactus fruit
noni - rambutan
sandia - watermelon
mango
gunabana
ciruela - plum
mamey
jamaica - Hibiscus flower
horchata - Rice water
horchata con tuna - Rice water with cactus fruit
chilacoyota
lima - lime
limón - Lime
zapote negro
Nanche
Tamarindo
Maracuyá - Passion fruit
Coco - coconut

Verdura / Vegetables

zanahoria - carrot
pepino - cucumber
calabaza - squash
flor de calabaza - pumpkin flower
championes, hongos, setas- mushrooms
cebolla - onion
chayote
Chile Morrón - red or green pepper

Huevos / Eggs

Oaxaqueños con salsa, quesillo, frijoles y guacamole - Oaxaqueños with sauce, beans and guacamole
Tibios con limón - medium boiled eggs
Estrellados con salsa, frijoles y guacamole - Fried eggs with sauce, beans and guacamole
Huevo escalfado - poached egg

Carnes / Meats

Cecina - Pork
Tocino - Bacon
Tasajo - Beef
Pollo - chicken
Cordero - lamb
Chiles Rellenos de Picadillo de Pollo
Puntas de filete a la Mexicana
Milanesa - Thin breaded fillet

Mariscos / Seafood

Cazon - Shark

Salads / Ensaladas

Lechuga - Lettuce
Aderezo - Salad dressing

Hierbas / Herbs

fennel - hinojo
thyme - tomillo
cilantro - cilantro

Antojitos / Appetizers

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Desert = Postres

gelatina = jello

Nieves / Sherbet

Leche quemada - Burnt milk
Tuna - Prickly pear cactus
Nuez - Nut
Aguacate - Avocado
Mamey- Mamey
Beso de Angel (con frutas secas) - Angel's kiss (with dried fruit)
Beso Oaxaqueño (con frutas frescas) - Oaxacan kiss (with fresh fruit)
Queso - Cheese

Paletas / Popsicles

Zapote negro (difficult to find)

Other Key Terms

rodajada - sliced
salteada - sauteed

Editing

What to eat in Oaxaca City
Where to eat in Oaxaca City
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