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.