Last modified on 11 July 2014, at 03:24

antojito

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of Spanish antojo "craving"

NounEdit

antojito (plural antojitos)

  1. Any of various types of snack or appetizer in Mexican cuisine, such as a torta or pambazo
    • 2009 January 16, Marian Burros, “Penn Quarter’s International Flavor”:
      At this little-plates restaurant, where tapas are called antojitos, even the salads are refreshingly different: slices of chayote topped with crumbled queso fresco and sprinkled with crushed peanuts in a hibiscus dressing.