Food in Portuguese
Oi! Tudo bom? Welcome to the Rocket Portuguese Lesson on a topic that’s sure to get your mouth watering - food! Today we’re going to learn some of the most common words for food items in Portuguese.
It’s important to know some basic vocabulary for food when traveling in a Portuguese-speaking country. You’ll find it handy when going out to eat or when shopping for food in a market. Talk about what you like, ‘Eu gosto de_____’, what you don’t like ‘Eu não gosto de ______’, or perhaps you have a food allergy you need to tell your waiter about, ‘Sou alérgico a ______’. Let’s tuck in to this lesson!
Pronouncing food in Portuguese
peixe / pescado
costela de porco
fried potatoes/french fries
Um hamburguer com alface, tomate, cebola, ketchup e maionese.
A hamburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, ketchup, and mayonnaise
I hope you enjoyed this lesson! I don’t know about you, but I am ready to tuck into um sanduíche! Next time you need to go grocery shopping or find out what kind of ingredients are in the food at a restaurant, you’ll be equipped with this vocabulary to help you along.
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