English Spanish Vocabulary – Herbs and Spices Hierbas y especias Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

Today we are going to practice some useful Spanish vocabulary related to herbs and spices.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con las hierbas y especias.








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Herbs and Spices: Hierbas y especias

Aniseed: anís
Basil: albahaca
A bay leaf: una hoja de laurel
Cardamom: cardamomo
Cayenne pepper: pimienta de cayena
Chervil: perifollo
Chili: chile
Chives: cebollinos
Cinnamon: canela
Cloves: clavos
Coriander: cilantro/coriandro
Cumin: comino
Curry: curry
Dill: eneldo
Fennel: hinojo
Garlic: ajo
Ginger: jengibre
Juniper: enebro
Lemon grass: limoncillo
Mace: macis
Marjoram: mejorana
Mint: menta
Mustard: mostaza
Nutmeg: nuez moscada
Oregano: orégano
Paprika: pimentón dulce
Parsley: perejil
Pepper: pimienta
Peppermint: hierbabuena
Poppy seeds: semillas de amapola
Rosemary: romero
Saffron: azafrán
Sage: salvia
Sesame seeds: semillas de sésamo
Spearmint: menta verde
Tarragon: estragón
Thyme: tomillo
Turmeric: cúrcuma
Vanilla: vainilla

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Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.