04 February 2010

¡Bolivia: La Comida!

Find 5 interesting facts out about the food you made for our FOOD FIESTA or choose ONE of the recipes you translated to research! Please post your facts in English or Spanish on our blog site!

Facts can include:
· A picture (just inserting the link is fine)
· Ingredients (in Spanish)
· Where the food is typically eaten (country/region/city)
· Why the food is prepared (special occasion, daily meal etc.)
· What meal it is served with/how it’s served
· What other foods accompany this food typically
· Any different versions based on regions/cities/countries



Madeline said...

1) Salsa is a spanish word for "sauce"
2) Common tomato salsa looks like this- http://serialdeviant.org/images/2006/fresh-tomato-salsa.jpg
3) Some ingredients include tomatoes, unions, garlic, parsley, and peppers.
4) Salsa is often served as an appetizer in the US and served very often in Spanish speaking countries.
5) Salsa is common served with fresh chips, and is sometimes considered a "tapa".

Fitz said...

1) Flan is a carmel custard.
2) It has a layer soft caramel on top of it.
3) Flan is found in recipes as far back as ancient Rome
4) It was during Roman times that do mesticated chickens were first kept for laying eggs.
5) Some ingredients are sugar, eggs, evaportaed milk, vanilla and salt

Jake Acee said...

1. The real definition of Salsa is A spicy sauce of chopped, usually uncooked vegetables or fruit, It especially includes tomatoes, onions, and chili peppers.

2. Four meals that include salsa are: Salsa Salmon, Chicken with salsa, Pasta salad, and salsa cheese muffins.

3. Salsa was a creation of ancient Mesoamericans.

4. The chemical Capsaicin causes heat in salsa.

5. The main base of salsa is tomatoes.

Sam said...

1) mexcan pizza has Beef, Cheese, and veggies in it and is on a pizza crust (mainly)
2) there is salsa surved with it
3)they are eaten as a tapa
4) also called quesadillas http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_pizza
5) it is just a mexican spin on american pizza http://mexicanfood.about.com/od/mexicantwists/r/mexicanpizza.htm

Anonymous said...

1.A Spanish omelet is a food that you would typically eat for breakfast.

2.There are many different kinds of omelets that you could make it all depends on what you want to eat.

3.A Spanish omelet looks like..http://www.about-recipes.com/imgrec/301291-Spanish-Omelet.jpg.

4.The word omelet means tortilla de huevos in Spanish.

5.The ingredients include petroleo, papas con sal,cebolla de armarillo, ajo, cinco huevos, sal.

jake said...

1.) beans and rice in spanish is called "frijoles y arroz
2.)some ingredients typically in the dish beans and rice includes water, beans, bacon, green bell peppers, chopped onion, rice and salt
3.) beans and rice in spain is a popular dish it is usually served as and appetizer.
4.) a picture of my dhttp://southerngracegourmet.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/black-bean-rice-400x300.png
5.) the dish is really good with meet for example chicken

Brandon E said...

1)Flan molds come in a variety of shapes and sizes.
2)Flan is pronounced "faun" in spain
3)The dishes flan is served on may be made of glass, pyrex and porcellain.
4)Spanish flan normaly looks like this:http://flan.holidaycook.com/images/spanish-flan-02.jpg
5)Flan is made with condensed and evaporated milk and baked in a pie dish.

Brandon E said...

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John C. said...

1. The Aztecs had made guacamole in the early 1500s
2. The name (Guacamole) is originated from the Aztec dialect Nahuatl āhuacamolli; the term āhuacamolli means avocado sauce
3. It is recommended that avocados be sliced into cubes before being smashed to prevent guacamole from turning brown
4. Guacamole is made with: avocados, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, sour cream, lemon or lime juice or can contain jalapeños or black pepper.
5. Guacamole is popular during the Super Bowl; millions of pounds are consumed on Super Bowl Sunday

Chelsea said...

1. Lemon almond cake usually has almonds baked into it with a syrup made of lemon peels over the top of it.
2. In Madrid, they eat a similar cake around Christmas time. Instead of lemon, they use cinnamon.
3. Lemon almond cake is served by itself as a dessert.
4. The cake is prepared for family dinners, or small parties.
5. The cake's shape is similar to a bunt cake.

Madeline said...

1) Salsa is a spanish word for "sauce"
2) Common tomato salsa looks like this- http://serialdeviant.org/images/2006/fresh-tomato-salsa.jpg
3) Some ingredients include tomatoes, unions, garlic, parsley, and peppers.
4) Salsa is often served as an appetizer in the US and served very often in Spanish speaking countries.
5) Salsa is common served with fresh chips, and is sometimes considered a "tapa".

Maddie Show said...

1. Churros are pastries made of either fried dough or potato dough.
2. Churros get their name from their shape that are simialar to the horns of a breed of sheep called the Churro.
3. There are two types of churros One is thin and knotted, the other is long and thick.
4. Churros are a popular breakfast along with some hot chocolate.
5.Churros are fried til crunchy and then sprinkled with sugar

-Churros can be:prisms, straight, curled or spirally twisted.
-Some street vendors can be seen selling churros
-Are very big in spanish speaking countries

Maddie Show said...

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remmi zaepfel said...

1) Ingredients of the almond lemon cake include
lemon juice-jugo de limon
baking powder-polvo de hornear
ingredients for the lemon syrup include
2)This is a picture of the almond lemon cake
www.tasteofhome.com/.../ Almond-Lemon-Pound-Cake
3)Almond lemon cake is served as a dessert
4)Almond lemon cake is served with a lemon syrup and whipped cream
5)Here is a video explaining how to make an almond lemon cake.Insted of a lemon syrup this example uses an almond sauce

Anonymous said...

Jessica Dadswell
1.) Ingredients in Churros include:
flour- harina
sugar- azucar
cinnamon- canela
water- agua

2.)A churro maker is called a "Churrero."

3.) Churros is often topped with chocolate or suger.

4.) A churro is often called a "mexican doughnut."

5.) Churros orginated in spain, and are traditionally made with potato dough.

6.) Churros is a sprial shaped fried pastry similar to a doughnut.

Facts found at: http://www.mahalo.com/churros

michael keller said...

1) Guacamole traces back to the ancient Aztecs. http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/Articles/Avocado-Recipes-681/guacamole.aspx
2) There are different kinds of avocados for making Guacamole. http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/Articles/Avocado-Recipes-681/guacamole.aspx
3) One avocado is equal to about 200 calories but it's a great source of vitamins A, B, C and E. http://www.fooducate.com/blog/2009/02/01/holy-guacamole-nine-facts-and-one-recipe-for-avocados-big-superbowl-sunday/
4) Guacamole was first made in the 1500's. http://www.freebase.com/view/en/guacamole
5) Some ingredients are avocado, Serrano Chile, onion, tomato, and cilantro. http://blog.foodnetwork.com/fn-dish/2009/01/14/fun-facts-about-guacamole/

Picture: www.ossamples.com/recipes/

Kasey said...

1}Nachos are a corn based food
2}From Mexican Origin
3}First created in 1943 by Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya
4}Ingredients- Vegtable Oil, 6 Flour or corn totilles, 1 1/2 cups shredded chesse and 6 jalapeno peppers


Kaitlyn O said...

1)A picture of a chuuro can be found at www.cooking-mexican-recipes.com/churro-recipe.html.

2)Churros are usually referred to a Spanish donuts.

3)Churros are very popular in Madrid.

4)Filled, straight churros are found in Cuba (with fruit), Brazil (with chocolate), and in Argentina, Peru, Chile and Mexico (usually filled with chocolate and vanilla).

5)In South east Spain churros are made with a thinner dough.

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taylor said...

1)chili con queso dip is usally served with tortilla chips.
2)it can be spicy, medium, or mild
3)made with pasteurized cheese spread, diced tomatoes and green chilies, sliced green onions, ground coriander, ground cumin
4)in a sauce pan u stir cheese and other ingredients together over low heat until cheese is melted
5)you serve the dip hot.

Tyler L. said...

1. Mexican cheese puffs are snacks or "tapas".
2. normal Mexican cheese puffs look like the rolls you get at red lobster (i couldn't copy and paste the pictures).
3.some ingredients include chilies, cheese, and Bisquick.
4.they are often served at restaurants like appetizers but that is all that you would eat as you converse with friends.
5.They arent very good in my opinion but try them for yourself http://www.everydaycook.com/recipebox/appetizers/mexicanpuffs.htm

Casey said...

1)Mexican Shells are similar to mine in this photo http://dailybreadpersonalchef.com/Shells.jpg
2)They are eaton all over Mexico.
3)Some ingredients are hamburger, taco seasoning, salsa, dried onions, tomatoe sauce.
4)spanish name is conchas de Mexico.
5)Chips can also be a replacement for the shells so it would be like taco salad.

Taylor H. said...

1) the cheese puff's look like this: http://img.timeinc.net/recipes/i/recipes/su/06/12/cheese-puffs-su-1559162-l.jpg
2) cheese puff's are usually eaten as "tapas" or appetizers.
3) cheese puff's are usually eaten in Mexico and other Spanish countries.
4) the ingredients for cheese puff's include Bisquick,chilies and queso.
5) these tapas are served as a meal starter as you talk with your friends.