¡La comida española y
¿Dónde se habla español?
En un país en Europa…
En América
¿Cómo se llama esta (this) parte del
mundo (world) ?
Chorizo: una salchicha fresca que
viene de (comes f rom) la Peninsula
Gazpacho es una sopa de tomates.
Es una sopa fría.
El origen de Gazpacho es Andalucia
(España) pero hoy en día es popular
en muchos lugares (places).
Tostones son plátanos tostados dos
Tostones son populares en La Republica
Dominicana, Puerto Rico, Cuba,
Colombia y otros países de América
Paella es un plato muy popular
que consiste en arroz, carne,
mariscos, frijoles y vegetales.
Paella es uno de los platos
nacionales de España.
Arroz y frijoles (o habichuelas):
muy popular en América Latina.
Existen frijoles negros, rojos,
rosados, etc.
¡Frijoles contienen mucha fibra!
Enchiladas, with Mexican
rice and beans.
A Brief History of Arroz y Frijoles
(frijoles aka habichuelas or simply habas)
Rice and beans is a staple food (un
alimento básico) in many cultures
around the world. It provides several
important nutrients, and is widely
available. Rice and beans is referred to
as arroz y habas, arroz con habichuelas,
arroz con frijoles in Spanish.
A Brief History of Arroz y Frijoles
(frijoles aka habichuelas or simply habas)
While beans are native to the Americas, rice
is not!!
Rice was brought to the Caribbean and South
America by the European colonizers at an
early date, with Spanish colonizers who
introduced Asian rice to the country of
Mexico in the 1520s and the Portuguese and
African slaves introducing it at about the
same time to colonial Brazil.
Arepas are a staple food (un alimento
básico) in both Venezuela and
Colombia. Arepas are corn cakes made
from special precooked corn flour
Carnitas: Roasted pork served with
corn tortillas and salsa. Translated, it
means _______________.
Empanadas: A stuffed, savory
pastry of Spanish origin.
A Brief History of “Empanadas”
These pastries, filled with seafood,
meat, cheese, vegetables or fruit are
wildly popular throughout Latin
and South America. Thought to
have originated in Spain, where the
Empanada Festival is part of
Galician culture, the name comes
from empanar, or to coat with
¡Salmón a la
parrilla es muy
Pollo guisado
es popular en el
¡Muy delicioso!
Dulce de Leche: Refers to both a sauce
and caramel-like candy.
About “Dulce de Leche”
Dulce de leche is a South American confection
prepared by slowly heating sweetened milk to
create a substance that derives its taste from the
Maillard reaction, changing flavor and color.
Literally translated, it means candy of milk "candy
[made] of milk", "milk candy.
¡Es dulce, pero delicioso…….!
The Maillard reaction is a chemical reaction between amino acids &
reducing sugars that gives browned foods their desirable flavor. Seared
steaks, pan-fried dumplings, breads, and many other foods make use of the
effect. It is named after French chemist Louis-Camille Maillard, who first
described it in 1912 while attempting to reproduce biological protein
Flan es un postre muy rico, hecho
de (made of) crema y caramelo.
Flan es muy popular en Europa,
América Latina y el mundo. ¡Es
muy delicioso!
Tres leches es un pastel
preparado con 3 tipos de leche
(evaporada, condensada y leche
entera (whole) /crema.
Tres leches es popular en
muchas partes de América
¿Qué quiere decir…..?
(What does this mean….?)
a la parrilla
On the grill
a la plancha
→ Griddle →
¡Buen Provecho!
2 1/2 cups masarepa cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
2 3/4 - 3 1/2 cups hot water
2 tablespoons melted butter
Vegetable oil

arroz con frijoles - Fair Lawn Schools