Food & Drink
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Let's start with una bebida – a drink.
¡Tengo sed! - I'm thirsty!
Quiero una bebida. - I want a drink.
Cuando tengo sed, bebo... - When I’m thirsty, I drink...
una Coca Cola - a coke
una limonada - a lemonade
un agua mineral - a mineral water
Can you guess what un agua mineral con gas would be? Yes, water with fizz!
un agua mineral con gas - a fizzy mineral water
un batido - a milkshake
un zumo - a juice
Just as with food, if you want to say what type of milkshake or juice you want, the flavour comes last:
un batido de chocolate - a chocolate milkshake
un zumo de naranja - an orange juice
If your Mum tiene sed (is thirsty) and fancies a hot drink, you could order:
un café con leche - a coffee with milk
If you don't want milk, you can ask for un café solo - a coffee on its own.
un café solo - a coffee (no milk)
Or you might want to ask for a cup of tea, which is just un té.
un té - a tea
Hot chocolate is very, very thick in Spain:
un chocolate - a typical, thick, hot chocolate
Sometimes people have a big cup of the chocolate with special types of long doughnuts called churros dipped in it.
un chocolate con churros - a hot chocolate with churros (long doughnuts)
Delicious, eh? In Spanish you could say:
¡Ñam, ñam! - Yum yum!
¡Riquísimo! - Delicious!
If you don't like the sound of that though, you might say:
¡Puaj! - Yuck!
¡Qué asco! - Yuck!