EspañolNombre ______________________________________ Hora ______ Una Receta

EspañolNombre: ______________________________________   Hora: ______
Una Receta
Spanish cooking project                                                                  /25 pts.
To end our food unit, you are going to prepare an authentic Hispanic dish to share with the class! If you choose to bring your food in to share with the class, you must actually prepare the recipe yourself (it cannot be store bought) and it must be a dish that is typically eaten in a Spanish speaking country. It cannot be a dish like tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas etc which are common in the United States as well as Mexico.
First, select an authentic recipe. There is a list of ideas on the back of this page, however, you may choose other recipes as well, AS LONG AS THEY ARE AUTHENTIC. If you choose a different recipe, it MUST be approved by me. Once you have chosen your recipe, you will need to complete the following steps to earn your points:
Please turn in the following on the day of our food fiesta:
Background Information on your country.   (5 points)
Which country is your recipe from? What is the capital and population of that country? Where is it located?
A copy of your recipe, including a list of ingredients and directions    (10 points)
The recipe must be typed and cannot be copied and pasted directly from a website. (This can be in English.)
You also need to include a list of the ingredients for your recipe in SPANISH, as well as a
color picture of the dish.
Background information on your dish  (10 points)
Is your dish served for desayuno, almuerzo, or cena? Is your dish served on a special
occasion or holiday? If so, which one? Does the dish have an interesting history? If so,
include this as well. Be specific and add as much detail as you can!
The recipe:
You must type your recipe and bring it to class.
The recipe must be written in English, with a list of the ingredients translated to Spanish.
Put the name of the dish you prepared in large font across the top.
Make a list of all of the ingredients used in the dish in English, with their measurements. Next to them, write the ingredients translated to Spanish (you may have to look up a couple words).
Include a list of the steps used in English.
Possible dishes to prepare:
Albóndigas (Spanish meatballs)
Arroz con leche (rice pudding)
Bizcocho (Spanish cake/bread)
Los Buñuelos (donuts)
Camarones al ajillo (garlic shrimp)
Crema Catalana (Spanish crème brulée)
Flan (Spanish custard)
Higos con jamón serrano (ham and figs)
Huevos a la Flamenca (Spanish eggs)
Pan con tomate, ajo y jamón
Patatas Alioli (garlic potatoes)
Patatas Bravas (fried potatoes)
Pescado frito
Tortilla Española
Puerto Rico:
Alcapurrias (stuffed fritters)
Arroz con dulce (rice pudding)
Arroz con gandules (rice and peas)
Arroz con habichuelas (rice and beans)
Pastelón (plantain and beef lasagna)
Picadillo (ground beef)
Tembleque (coconut pudding)
Besitos de coco (coconut cookies)
Cachitos de jamón (pastry filled with ham)
Empanada (stuffed pastry)
Pabellón criollo (rice, beans and beef)
Pan de jamón (rolled bread with ham)
Quesillo (Venezuelan flan)
Tequeño (similar to fried mozzarella sticks)
**Or any other foods you                           know for sure to be authentic.                             
You will be graded on the following rubric:
Background Information on your country: ________ / 5 pts
Recipe typed in English +Spanish:     ________ / 10 pts
Background information on your dish: ________ / 10 pts
TOTAL:________ / 25 pts
Authentic Mexican Recipes
Spanish foods –
South American food
Caribbean (Puerto Rico, Dominican, Cuba)


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