Food Dictionary

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

Food Dictionary

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