Food in Spanish

This free audio lesson is all about food in Spanish. Knowing the basic Spanish food vocabulary is a must to help you when scouring menus at restaurants and cafes or to feel confident about what to ask for at the grocery store. You might also need to know the words to talk about your likes and dislikes or even to describe an allergy.

Being able to use Spanish food vocabulary is one of the fundamental basics when it comes to speaking Spanish so here are some of the key words to get you started. Repeat them aloud and test your memory - good luck!

Talking about Food in Spanish

When talking about a specific food you use el alimento and when you are talking about food in general you use la comida.

Alimento

Food / Nourishment

Es comida caribeña.

It’s Caribbean food.

Les servimos la comida.

We serve them the food.

Pan

Bread

Mantequilla

Butter

Torta

Cake

Queso

Cheese

Huevo

Egg

Carne

Meat

Leche

Milk

Ensalada

Salad

Sal

Salt

Salchicha

Sausage

Fruta

Fruit

Verduras

Vegetables

Comida

Food

Harina

Flour

Filete

Steak

With any of the Spanish food words you just learned you can talk about your likes and dislikes in the following way - to say "I like ____" you say "a mi me gusta ____" and to say "I don't like ____" you say "a mi no me gusta ____". Practice making a few I like and don't like sentences with the new food vocabulary words you have just heard.

Try another Spanish lesson, how about learning to describe your hobbies in Spanish or what about your house in Spanish. A useful lesson when having a conversation! 


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