Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With G

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter G. See the whole food dictionary! Galettes French-style single-crust cake, most commonly filled with fruits. This is a flat free-form dessert made of puff pastry with the edges slightly folded around the filling, which can be … Read more

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Foods That Start With N

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter N. See the whole food dictionary! Naan Traditional Indian flatbread. It is made from white flour and baked in a hot clay oven called tandoor. Naan can be found in the cuisines of  Western and South … Read more

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Foods That Start With M

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter M. See the whole food dictionary! Macadamia nuts Round, white nut with a very hard shell, native to Australia. It is a group of fruit family Proteaceae, which are also known as Queensland nuts, Hawaii nuts, or … Read more

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Foods That Start With O

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter O. See the whole food dictionary! Oat Cereal grain is known as the species Avena sativa of the family Poaceae. It is grown for its seeds, used for making oatmeal flour and oat milk. Being rich … Read more

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Foods That Start With L

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter L. See the whole food dictionary! Lablab Lablab (Lablab purpureus) is a legume of the bean family, grown in tropical climates. It is known for its purple flowers and green or light purple pods. Each pod … Read more

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Foods That Start With K

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter K. See the whole food dictionary! Kabob Kabob is an Iranian, Afghan, Middle Eastern, Eastern Mediterranean, and South Asian dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit originating … Read more

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Foods That Start With J

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter J. See the whole food dictionary! Jabuticaba Fruit of the Brazilian grape tree. This is a tropical and subtropical fruit that grows directly on the trunk. With its round shape and thin purple-black skin, it is … Read more

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Foods That Start With I

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter I. See the whole food dictionary! Icaco The Chrysobalanus icaco species, also known as icaco, paradise plum, or cocoplum, is grown in two varieties with edible fruit and seeds. This is a tropical fruit, cultivated in … Read more

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Foods That Start With H

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter H. See the whole food dictionary! Habanero Pepper Small lantern-shaped chili pepper, native to the Caribbean and Yucatan. Named after Cuba’s capital, Havana, (the name habanero means “from Habana”), this pepper is considered one of the … Read more

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Foods That Start With Z

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter Z. See the whole food dictionary! Za’atar Middle Eastern herb mixture made of sesame seeds, thyme, salt, and sumac. It is used as a condiment in meat, bread, or vegetables. It is often mixed with olive … Read more

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Foods That Start With Y

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter Y. See the whole food dictionary! Yabby A freshwater crustacean of the family  Parastacidae, native to Australia. Yabbies have a subtle, delicate flavor and a soft consistency. They can be eaten boiled, grilled, or roasted, simply … Read more

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Foods That Start With X

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter X. See the whole food dictionary! Xacuti An aromatic Indian curry. This curry is cooked with lamb, chicken, or beef. The meat is flavored with coconut, red chili peppers, and white poppy seeds. The coconut is … Read more

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Foods That Start With W

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter W. See the whole food dictionary! Wafer A thin, crisp biscuit is usually sweet-flavored. Wafers can be round or square and usually have a very dry texture. A large number of candy bars and cookies is … Read more

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Foods That Start With V

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter V. See the whole food dictionary! Vacherin Soft, rich-flavored cheese made from cow’s milk. The name vacherin refers to French and Swiss types of soft and creamy cheeses. They can vary in flavor and consistency based … Read more

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Foods That Start With U

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter U. See the whole food dictionary! Ube Ube is a purple yam native to the tropical areas of Asia. This is a light purple or violet-colored tuber, also known as the water yam. Ube has a … Read more

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Foods That Start With T

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter T. See the whole food dictionary! Tahini Sesame seed paste, most commonly used in Middle Eastern specialties. It has a creamy consistency and a light, nutty flavor. It can be served as a dip or used … Read more

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Foods That Start With S

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter S. See the whole food dictionary! Salmon An oily fish found in the family Salmonidae, that lives in the sea but returns to the freshwater to reproduce. It is native to the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. As … Read more

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Foods That Start With R

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter R. See the whole food dictionary! Raclette du Valais Swiss semi-hard cheese, made from unpasteurized Alpine cow’s milk. It has a strong, pungent flavor and it is used usually grated or melted. Raclette originated in the … Read more

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Foods That Start With Q

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter Q. See the whole food dictionary! Qatayef Small-size pastry filled with sweet cream or nuts. This is an Arabic specialty, made from flour, water, yeast, and baking powder. The batter is cooked in a skillet on … Read more

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Foods That Start With P

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter P. See the whole food dictionary! Paella Traditional Spanish dishes made of rice as the main ingredient. It originated in Valencia (paella means “frying pan” in the Valencian language). This famous dish has many varieties, but usually contains … Read more

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Foods That Start With F

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter F. See the whole food dictionary! Fajitas Strips of meat marinated in lime juice, oil, garlic, and spices and grilled or cooked with sliced peppers and onions. This Texan-Mexican American dish is traditionally served in a … Read more

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Foods That Start With E

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter D. See the whole food dictionary! Éclair A decadent French dessert that consists of a pastry filled with a cream or custard and covered with icing. It was invented by French Chef Antonin Carême who named … Read more

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Foods That Start With D

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter D. See the whole food dictionary! Daikon A white root vegetable with green leaves, a type of winter radish. It is native to East Asia and a popular ingredient in Japanese and Chinese cuisine. It has … Read more

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Foods That Start With C

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter C. See the whole food dictionary! Cabbage Large, round-shaped, green or red cruciferous vegetable. It consists of a firm stalk with smooth leaves around it. Cabbages are a rich source of vitamins B, C and K, … Read more

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Foods That Start With B

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter B. See the whole food dictionary! Baba Ghanoush Middle Eastern specialty made of broiled or roasted eggplant combined with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt with additional seasoning based on the origin of the recipe. … Read more

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Foods That Start With A

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter A. See the whole food dictionary! Abalone Abalone is a sea snail, a member of the molluscan class Gastropoda. It has an oval-shaped shell that contains a rich, salty, and buttery flavored meat that can be … Read more

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This is a project that I have started for people who love word games. Many of these types of food can be prepared with a toaster oven, and I especially recommend Oprah’s favorite Cuisinart Air Fryer/Toaster Oven combo or one of the Breville’s toaster ovens. For some of those foods, … Read more