List of Foods Starting with G

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

Common Foods Beginning with G

  • Garlic: A culinary herb that is the edible bulb of a plant of the onion genus.
  • Gelatin: A flavorless and colorless thickening agent used in various foods, made from animal byproducts.
  • Ginger: The spicy root or rhizome of a plant of the ginger family.
  • Gingerbread: Baked good flavored with ginger, usually containing molasses or brown sugar.
  • Gooseberries: The fruit of a plant in the genus Ribes.
  • Goulash: A soup or stew made from meat, onions, paprika and other sprices.
  • Grain: The edible seeds of plants such as wheat and oats.
  • Granola: A mixture of rolled oats and other ingredients, such as nuts, honey and dried fruit, baked in a pan.
  • Granular sugar: A hard sugar.
  • Grape: The fruit of the vine Vitis vinifera.
  • Grapefruit: Fruit from a tree of the genus Citrus.
  • Gravy: A thick liquid made from meat or poultry drippings.
  • Green Bean: The edible pods of a plant of the genus Phaseolus.
  • Green Onions: A plant of the genus Allium.
  • Green Tea: Any tea made from Camellia sinensis leaves or twigs.
  • Groundnut: The edible seeds of the Arachis hypogaea.
  • Grubs: The larva of insects, especially those of beetles and moths.
  • Guava: The fruit of the tree Psidium guajava.
  • Gumbo: A soup or stew made from ingredients such as meat, fish, okra, onions and lima beans.

European Foods Beginning with G

  • Gelato: [Italian] a frozen dessert with a less creamy texture than ice cream.
  • Gnocchi: [Italian] small, round, soft dumplings typically made from potatoes or semolina.
  • Gouda Cheese: [Dutch] A type of cheese named after the Dutch city of Gouda, Netherlands, which is made with cow’s milk and aged between four and thirty months.

Mexican Foods Beginning with G

  • Gordita: A tortilla-like hamburger bun filled with beans, cheese, meat or vegetables.
  • Guacamole: A dip made from avocados, often with tomatoes, onions and cilantro.

Indian Foods Beginning with G

  • Garam Masala: A fiery blend of ground spices including black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
  • Ghee: Clarified butter, from which the milk solids have been skimmed off.

African Foods Beginning with G

  • Garri: [West African] A sweet-tasting, slightly sticky bread made from cassava and dried grains.
  • Genfo / Ga’at: [Ethiopian and Eritrean] A thick porridge made from barley flour.
  • Gored Gored: [Ethiopian and Eritrean] A dish of cubed, raw beef.