Writing on animal matters
Useful Phrases
The Italian for vegan is vegano (m)/vegana (f) – not to be confused with vegetariano/a (vegetarian), which some dictionaries supply as a translation.



I am a vegan
Io sono vegano/vegana
I don’t eat any animal products – meat, fish, eggs, milk, butter, cheese, honey
Non mangio prodotti degli animali – carne, pesce (pronounced peshay) easily confused with peaches (pesche, pronounced peskay !), uova, latte, burro, formaggio, miele
Can you ask in the kitchen, please? Thank you
Può chiedere in cucina, per favore? Grazie
Compliments to the kitchen
Complimenti alla cucina
100% vegetable
100% vegetale
Organic
Biologica
Soya milk
Latte di soia
Soya margarine
Margarina di soia
Dairy products
Latticini
Unsweetened
Senza zucchero
Animal ingredients
Ingredienti di origine animale
Animal fat
Grasso di animale
Gelatine
Gelatina
Vegetables
Vegetali
Only vegetables
Solo vegetali
Nuts
Nocciole
Beans
Fagioli
Lentils
Lenticchie
Wool
Lana
Leather
Pelle
Fur
Pelliccia
Fake fur
Pelliccia ecologica
Feathers/Down
Piume
Suede
Pelle scamosciata
Silk
Seta
Biscuits
Biscotti
No animal ingredients
Nessun ingrediente di origine animale
Not tested on animals
Non testato su animali
Cooked in vegetable/olive oil
Cucinato nell’olio vegetale/d’oliva
Bread and mixed/green salad
Pane ed insalata mista/verde
Lemon/strawberry ice-cream
Gelato al limone/fragola