BAKERY AND PATISSERIE IN MANDARIN CHINESE

BAKERY AND PATISSERIE 

 面包房和蛋糕店

Bakeries are relatively new additions to Chinese markets and high streets, the result of influence from Western countries. They are gaining in popularity, especially with the younger generation. A Chinese equivalent is a traditional “steamed bun shop” – 馒头店 (mán tou diàn).

YOU MIGHT SAY…

Where is the…?

…在哪儿?

… zài nǎr

What time do you open/close?

几点开门/关门?

jǐ diǎn kāi mén/guān mén

Do you sell…?

有…吗?

yǒu … ma

May I have…?

可以给我…吗?

kě yǐ gěi wǒ … ma

YOU MIGHT HEAR…

Are you being served?

有人为你服务吗?

yǒu rèn wèi nǐ fú wù ma ?

Would you like anything else?

还需要其它的吗?

hái xū yào qí tā de ma

It costs…

这个是…(钱)

zhè ge shì … (qián)

I’m sorry, we don’t have…

对不起,我们不卖…

duì bù qǐ , wǒ men bù mài

VOCABULARY

 

baker

面包师

miàn bāo shī

bread

面包

miàn bāo

dough

面团

miàn tuán

flour

面粉

miàn fěn

loaf

一条面包

yī tiáo miàn bāo

steamed bun

馒头

mán tou

slice

薄片

báo piàn

gluten-free

无麸质的

wú fū zhì de

to bake

烘焙

hōng bèi

baguette

法棍面包

fǎ gùn miàn bāo

bread rolls

圆形小面包

yuán xíng xiǎo miàn bāo

croissant

牛角面包

niú jiǎo miàn bāo

Danish pastry

丹麦酥皮馅饼

dān mài sū pí xiàn bǐng

doughnut

炸面圈

zhá miàn quān

éclair

闪电泡芙

shǎn diàn pào fú

fruit tart

水果挞

shuǐ guǒ tà

macaroon

马卡龙

mǎ kǎ lóng

pain au chocolat

巧克力包

qiǎo kè lì bāo

pancakes

薄煎饼

báo jiān bǐng

waffle

华夫饼

huá fū bǐng

wholemeal bread

全麦面包

quán mài miàn bāo

Example sentences 

这个生日蛋糕是在杭州路买的。

This birthday cake was bought on Hangzhou-Road.

你做的蛋糕好吃极了。

The cake you made is very delicious.

法国蛋糕的味道很甜。

The taste of frensh cakes is very sweet.

我想去德国的黑森林吃黑森林蛋糕。

I want to go the Black Forest in Germany and eat Black Forest cake.

这个蛋糕是一朵花的形状。

碗里有一个蛋糕。

Inside the bowl is a cake.

我要吃蛋糕。

I want to eat the cake.

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