Food Translations

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Translation of food
One of the greatest challenges in cooking for you and you family in a new country is not necessarily finding the items you want, but rather knowing their name in Portuguese. Here is a short list of common translations to get you started…

VEGETABLES

Artichoke Alcachofra Manioc Mandioca
Asparagus Espargo Mustard Mostarda
Beet Beterraba Okra Quiabo
Broccoli Brócolis Onion Cebola
Cabbage Repolho Parsley Salsa
Carrots Cenoura Peas Ervilhas
Cauliflower Couve-flor Peppers (hot) Pimenta
Chard Acelga Radish Rabanete
Chicory Chicória Spinach Espinafre
Cucumber Pepino Squash Abóbora
Eggplant Berinjela String Beans Vagens
Escarole Escarola Sweet Corn Milho Verde
Green Onions Cebolinha Sweet Potato Batata Doce
Green Peppers Pimentão Tomato Tomate
Heart of Palm Palmito Turnip Nabo
Kale Couve Watercress Agrupai
Lettuce Alface Zucchini Squash Abobrinha

 

FRUITS

Apple Maçã Nectarine Nectarina, Ponkan
Avocado Abacate Orange Laranja
Banana Banana Papaya Mamão
Cantaloupe Cantelupo, Melão Passion Fruit Maracujá
Fig Figo Pear Pêra
Grapes Uvas Persimmon Caqui
Guava Goiaba Pineapple Abacaxi
Lemon Limão Plum Ameixa
Mango Manga Strawberry Morango
Melon (honeydew) Melão Tangerine Tangerina
Watermelon Melancia

 

HERBS and SPICES

Allspice Pimenta de Jamaica Mace Maceis
Anise Anis; Erva Doce Marjoram, sweet Manjerona
Basil Manjericão Mint Hortelã
Bay Leaf Folha de Louro Mustard Mostarda
Capers Alcaparras Nutmeg Noz-moscada
Caraway Seed Algaravia Onion Cebola
Cardamom Cardamono Onion Salt Sal de cebola
Cayenne Pepper Pimenta Malagueta (cayena) Oregano Orégão
Celery Salt (seed) Sal de Aipo (sementes) Paprika Páprica
Chervil Cerefólio Parsley Salsa
Chili Powder Pó de Pimenta Mexicana Peppercorns Pimenta do reino em grão
Chives Cebolinha de Perez Pimento Pimentão doce ou Jamaica
Cinnamon, powdered Canela em pó Poppy Seed Sementes de papoula
Cinnamon, stick Canela em pau Rosemary Alecrim
Cloves Cravo da India Saffron Açafrão
Coriander Coentro Sage Salva
Curry Powder Curry ou Caril Salt Sal
Dill Aneto ou Entro Scallions Cebolinha Verde
Fennel Seed Funcho Sesame Seed Gergelim
Garlic Alho Soy Sauce Molho de soja
Garlic Salt Sal de Alho Tabasco Sauce Molho Tabasco
Ginger Gengibre Tarragon Estragão
Horseradish Raiz forte Thyme Tomilho
Leeks Alho poro