What are foods that start with F? There are so many different types of foods, it can be hard to keep track of them all. This week, we’re going to focus on foods that start with the letter F. From fajitas to french toast, there’s no shortage of tasty foods and dishes to enjoy and there’s something for everyone. So check out this list and see what catches your eye!
The fennel plant is the source of just one food that begins with the letter F, but it’s definitely an important one. Fennel is known for having a very strong licorice flavor and scent. It has many health benefits including helping digestion by increasing your saliva production so you can digest easily. You can use this in dishes like soups or salads to add some zesty flavor!
Fried chicken is made by coating pieces of chicken in flour and spices, then deep frying them until they’re crispy golden brown. It’s typically served with mashed potatoes and gravy alongside green beans or corn. Fried chicken can be spicy, plain, or even have a honey glaze to it. Though the exact origin is unknown, fried chicken has been around since at least the 1800’s!
The French baguette was created in the late 1700s as an adaptation of Italian bread recipes brought to France by Napoleon Bonaparte’s army bakers. This versatile loaf of bread is similar to a traditional bagel because both are shaped long and thin. The key difference however between these two products is that French baguettes are baked at a much higher temperature than bagels.
Frozen yogurt is just like regular ice cream, but it uses cultures of lactobacillus bulgaricus and streptococcus thermophilus to ferment milk sugars instead of adding in extra sugar. This helps cut calories so you don’t need as much. Then it’s frozen and served with your favorite toppings to make a delicious treat!
French beans are a type of string bean and were first cultivated in the late 17th century. They’re much longer and thinner than regular green beans, and have a subtle nutty flavor to them. You can eat them raw or cooked – they really pop when served with cheese!
French toast is a simple yet delicious dish made by soaking bread in milk or egg batter then deep frying it to eat. It’s usually served with powdered sugar, syrup, fruit, jams, nut butters, spreads, and more. This dish has become popular throughout the years in many different cultures including France!
Once you bake a cake and let it cool down completely frosting can be added to top your creation off. Frosting is generally made from powdered sugar whipped up with some sort of liquid ingredient such as milk or juice plus flavorings like vanilla extract and cocoa powder for chocolate. The consistency of frosting varies depending on what recipe you use – piped through a pastry bag or spread with a knife.
A fajita is a traditional Mexican dish composed of grilled meat/fruits/vegetables chopped into small pieces and put into tortillas for serving. The word fajita means “little belt” in Spanish because this type of food was eaten
If you’ve never tried fried rice before, it’s definitely worth picking some up at your local Chinese restaurant! This dish is made by cooking white rice, typically left over from the night before, then stir-frying it with your favorite vegetables like carrots, peas, onions, garlic, cabbage… you name it! Then you can add soy sauce or oyster sauce to give it that extra tasty flavor before enjoying this mouth
French onion soup:
French onion soup consists of caramelized onions cooked in beef stock with white wine then topped with croutons and melted cheese. This dish became popular in Paris in the 1800s, but it has since evolved into many different variations around the world. One common variation includes adding egg yolks to the top for dipping!
Fried green tomatoes:
Green tomatoes are harvested when they’re firm and not yet ripe, so you can eat them at any stage of ripeness even if they’re still green! When these unripe fruits are fried, their tartness is replaced by a delicious greasy taste that everyone loves. Fried green tomatoes are commonly served as an appetizer or side dish alongside other items like pulled pork sandwiches or crab cakes!
French fries are a classic that you can enjoy at many fast food restaurants around the world. They’re made from potatoes that have been cut into thin strips, then fried in oil until crispy on the outside but deliciously soft within. French fries are typically served with ketchup, but you can also order them plain or with mayo instead.
These small brownish-yellow seeds come from plants of the pea family and are used to flavor all kinds of dishes including meats, vegetables, sauces like sauce tomate and rouille… and teas! Fenugreek is also great for stimulating milk production in nursing mothers and for improving digestion. It’s slightly bitter and has a maple scent and flavor.
Fish sauce is used in all kinds of Southeast Asian food including Vietnamese cuisine where it’s known as nước mắm. This special sauce contains only anchovies, water and salt so its savory taste is commonly described as “umami,” which means deliciousness in Japanese!
What better way to celebrate your wedding anniversary than enjoying some delicious foie gras? This dish is made from duck or goose livers which are specially fattened up by feeding them extra amounts of food three times a day for two weeks before slaughtering. The liver is then marinated or cooked in various dishes like pâté, parfait and rillettes before serving.
Fox grapes are small dark blue fruits that grow on vines like grapes! They’re sweet and tart with a slightly crunchy skin, similar to blackberries. You can find them at most grocery stores in the U.S., usually near other types of berries or alongside specialty produce items. If you have trouble finding them, try growing your own vines by planting seeds from these delicious fruits!
Field peas are similar to Southern peas which are harvested in their green stage then dried before being cooked into dishes like soup, stew or fried. They can also be ground into flour that’s used for breads and other baked goods. Field peas are so versatile they can even be fermented to make alcohol!
Fajitas are a traditional dish of Mexican food that refers specifically to the meat (usually beef or chicken) and vegetables served on small soft tortillas. The word fajita means “little belt” in Spanish, which is an accurate description of how this dish was originally prepared by cowboys who wrapped their meat around their saddle straps then grilled it over campfires!
Made of sheep’s or goat’s milk, the cheese has a sharp, salty taste.
The name “Fettuccine” comes from the Italian word “fettuccina,” which means noodle. Fettuccine is a flat type of pasta that’s thicker than spaghetti but thinner than lasagna noodles.
This popular type of cookie was created in 1891 by Englishman Charles Roser. His bakery produced them until 1963 when the company was bought by Nabisco and production moved to the United States. It’s believed that Fig Newtons got their name from a play called “The Rivals” written in 1775 where a character says, “A bunch of grapes brought hither in a pattern and full ripe,” and another responds, “Yes sir, two figs grown together.” The story goes that people thought these cookies looked like bunches of grapes which were often eaten with cheese.
Deep purple figs grow on trees and can be eaten raw or cooked into desserts such as jam, pudding and pie. They’re also a very good source of fiber, potassium, calcium and iron!
Fish sticks are a popular type of frozen food that’s usually made from chunks of fish such as pollock which is mixed with breadcrumbs and spices then fried before being coated in more breadcrumbs and deep-fried again.
Fish tacos are a popular type of taco that feature chunks of white fish served in a corn tortilla with shredded cabbage and other ingredients like cheese, salsa, avocado and sour cream. They’re a great option for people who don’t eat pork or beef!
Flan is a type of custard dessert that’s popular in Italy, Latin America and Spain. It’s made from milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract then baked in a bain-marie until it sets. Flan can be served alongside other desserts or on its own accompanied by fruit!
Frosting is a sweet spread or topping used to decorate cakes and cupcakes. In order to make frosting, confectioners’ sugar is beaten with either butter or shortening plus flavorings like vanilla extract and food coloring depending on the recipe.
Fish sauce contains high levels of sodium so it usually has to be used sparingly but this condiment is an important
Flatbread is a popular type of bread that’s usually unleavened and has a thin, crispy crust. It can be made from flour, cornmeal or even legumes like chickpeas!
Frosted Flakes are Kellogg’s breakfast cereal which are essentially flakes of corn covered with sugar icing. The cereal was created by accident when William Kellogg hired his brother John Harvey who was studying to become a doctor at the time to work at the company’s experimental station. One day, John accidentally left a batch of wheat dough out overnight and it dried out. When William found it in the morning, he baked it into loaves of bread then crumbled them up before adding them to his cereal recipe!
A mixture of chopped meat (e.g. ground raw chicken)and spices that is cooked to be used as a filling for other dishes.
A dense, rich cake that can be made with nuts, dried fruit and flavored with brandy. The cake is usually covered in marzipan then decorated to look like a gift before it’s served!
A mixture of chopped fruit that’s sweetened with juices or refined sugar. It can be enjoyed as an appetizer or dessert depending on the fruit used!
French beans are long, thin green beans that are flat rather than round which are very popular in France where they’re called “haricots
Fudge is made by cooking chocolate and sugar together until the mixture becomes stiff. It’s often flavored with vanilla extract or nuts before it’s allowed to cool and harden.
A fried dessert that’s shaped like a doughnut and covered in powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar.
A type of pasta that’s shorter and thicker than spaghetti and has a spiraled shape.
A cut of beef steak that’s considered to be one of the most tender and is best served with a sauce.
A type of pancake that’s thin and made from wheat or rye flour, butter, and milk. They’re brushed with melted butter and often eaten with sour cream.
A seed that is often used as a food and to make oil, butter, and milk.
An Italian flatbread that’s topped with salt, herbs, or other mixed ingredients.
A cut of meat that is taken from the lower back area of beef.
A seasoning made from the sassafras plant that’s often used to season gumbo.
A dish made of cooked, mashed beans mixed with tahini sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin.
A type of fruit that is round with dark green skin and white flesh.
Made of sheep’s or goat’s milk
A type of bean that is usually cooked and served as a side dish.
A type of cereal that is made from wheat or corn and often used as a hot breakfast food.
A small plant that is often ground into powder and used in Indian cooking for spices, curry, etc.
A deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, onions, and parsley.
A type of pasta that’s shaped like a cork and is most often used in soups.
So, what are you waiting for? Get cooking and enjoy all the deliciousness that awaits you. From savory dishes to sweet flavor, there’s something for everyone when it comes to foods starting with F. What will be your next culinary adventure?