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Spanish Breakfast
Article Submitted by Escuela Montalbán

Escuela Montalbán offers Spanish Intensive Courses for students from all over the world in Granada since 1986.

The school is a member of TANDEM International and is accredited by the Spanish Instituto Cervantes.

View their Web Site at www.escuela-montalban.com
Escuela Montalbán

!Bienvenidos a la Escuela Montalbán!

En el primer desayuno con nosotros, os damos esta lista de aclaraciones para futuras dudas.
During the first breakfast with us, we will give you a translation of the menu.

El desayuno (breakfast) - El café (coffee) -
En España generalmente se ofrece un café solo (express); excepto el café americano que tiene más agua.
In Spain we generally offer an expresso coffee; if you want a a filter coffee ask for a “café americano”.
Un café con leche - a white coffee (expresso with milk)
Un (café) cortado – an expresso coffee with a small amount of milk
Una (leche) manchada – a glass of hot milk with a small amount of coffee “manchar” means “to stain”.
Un (café) descafeinado de máquina – decaffeinated expresso coffee
Un té (solo; con leche o limón) – a tea (black; with milk or lemon)
Un “colacao” – drinking chocolate*
Un vaso de leche – a glass of milk*
Zumo de naranja natural – orange juice (natural)
Zumo de melocotón, piña, tomate – tomato, peach, pineapple juice (not natural) *
caliente = hot *
frío = cold -

La tostada (toast) - Media tostada (pan blanco o pan integral) – half a roll of toast (white or brown bread)
Una tostada (pan blanco o integral) – a roll of toast (white or brown bread)
Puedes pedir una tostada con: You can have a toast with:
Aceite y tomate – olive oil and tomato (very typical; with a little bit of salt)
Mantequilla - butter
Jamón - ham
Queso - cheese
Paté - pâté
Sobrasada – sausage spread
Tortilla española – potato omelette
Un croissant - croissant
Un suizo – sugared bun
Una ensaimada (bollo de azúcar) – a typical sugar cake from Mallorca

Una tapa después de las clases (a “tapa” after class)
Si os apetece venir después de las clases, durante el día servimos una buena selección de vinos y cervezas.
If you want to join us after the class, we can offer you a variety of beer and wine.

Una caña – a small glass of beer
Un tubo – 0.25 l glass of beer
Una copa de vino tinto / vino blanco – a glass of red / white wine
Agua mineral (con gas) – sparkling mineral water
Agua mineral (sin gas) – still mineral water

La tapa es un alimento que acompaña la bebida. Solo en las provincias de Granada y Almeria se sigue sirviendo gratis. The tapa is a small snack which accompanies a drink. Only in the provinces of Granada and Almeria it is free of charge.