List of Foods Starting with Y

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

Common Foods Beginning with Y

  • Yam: A starchy tuber that grows in tropical and temperate climates.
  • Yeast: A microorganism commonly used to leaven bread and make alcoholic beverages.
  • Yellow Squash: A summer squash with yellow fruits with long necks.
  • Yogurt: A thick, creamy, fermented milk product.
  • Yolk: The yellow part of an egg.
  • Yuca: A tropical plant with starchy, edible roots.

British Foods Beginning with Y

  • Yorkshire Pudding: A baked pudding made from batter and served with roast beef and gravy.

Oriental Foods Beginning with Y

  • Yangzhou Fried Rice: [Chinese] A wok-fried rice dish containing pork, chicken or shrimp mixed with vegetables.
  • Yum Woon Sen: [Thai] A glass noodles dish consisting of dried shrimp, fish sauce, onions, peanuts, celery, garlic and chili pepper.

African Foods Beginning with Y

  • Yassa: [West African] A dish of marinated chicken or fish cooked with onions and lemon juice.