List of Foods Starting with E

The letter E is the fifth letter of the English alphabet. Here is a list of foods that begin with the letter E, along with their definitions.

Common Foods Beginning with E

  • Egg: A hard-shelled, usually oval-shaped body laid by a chicken fowl for the purpose of hatching into a chick.
  • Eggplant: A plant cultivated for its large, purple-colored vegetable that resembles a small egg.
  • Eggs Benedict: A traditional breakfast consisting of an English muffin topped with Canadian bacon and poached eggs, and hollandaise sauce.
  • Elderberry: A dark red, seasonal berry that grows on small shrubs and trees.
  • Endive: The leafy, green portion of an endive plant.
  • Escarole: A variety of endive, often used in salads.

European Foods Beginning with E

  • Eclair: [French] A pastry filled with cream and topped with chocolate icing.
  • Edam Cheese: [Dutch] A semi-hard Dutch cheese, round and smooth, with a red wax rind.
  • Escargot: [French] Snails cooked in garlic butter.

Mexican Foods Beginning with E

  • Enchilada: A tortilla filled with meat and cheese and served with chilli sauce.

African Foods Beginning with E

  • Efo Riro: [Nigerian] A spinach stew containing meat or fish.
  • Egusi Soup: [Nigerian] A groundnut soup with other seasonings.
  • Ekwang: [Cameroonian] A dish of grated cocoyams covered with cocoyam leaves and cooked in a spicy stew.
  • Eru: [Cameroonian]. A stew of eru leaves cooked with waterleaf and red palm oil.
  • Ewa Agoyin: [Nigerian] A street food fish made from mashed beans.