Food that Starts with A

Starting with AC
  1. acerola
  2. acetum
  3. ackee
  4. acorn squash

Starting with AD
  1. ade
  2. adobo

Starting with AF
  1. afters

Starting with AI
  1. ail
  2. aioli
  3. aitchbone

Starting with AK
  1. akee
  2. akvavit

Starting with AL
  1. albacore
  2. albumen
  3. alcohol
  4. ale
  5. alewife
  6. alfalfa
  7. aliment
  8. alimentation
  9. allemande
  10. allspice
  11. almond

Starting with AM
  1. amarelle
  2. amaretto
  3. ambrosia
  4. amontillado

Starting with AN
  1. ananas
  2. anchovy
  3. anchovy pear
  4. angelica
  5. anise
  6. aniseed
  7. anisette
  8. anjou
  9. annon
  10. antipasto

Starting with AP
  1. appetizer
  2. apple
  3. applejack
  4. applesauce
  5. apricot

Starting with AQ
  1. aquavit

Starting with AR
  1. arak
  2. armagnac
  3. arrack
  4. artichoke

Starting with AS
  1. ashcake
  2. asparagus
  3. aspartame
  4. aspic

Starting with AT
  1. atole

Starting with AU
  1. aubergine

Starting with AV
  1. avocado

Food that Starts with A

“A is for apple,” that is so true but not just apples. There are also many other food names that start with the letter A.  The list includes vegetables, fruits, meats even grains, perhaps any of these foods are in your fridge.


Fruits that start with A


Acerola: acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C.

– My grandmother used to prepare an acerola jelly that had a unique flavor.


Akee: red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe.

Akee, is a very famous fruit in Jamaica, although the unripe seeds are poisonous.


Annon: sweet pulpy tropical fruit with thick scaly rind and shiny black seeds.

– The man showed us fruit called annon, it looks a lot like an acorn covered in scales.


Ananas: large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated.

– The children learned the ananas it’s just another name given to the tropical fruit pineapple.


Amarelle: pale red sour cherry with colorless or nearly colorless juice.

– I love cherries, they are my favorite but this amarelle was pretty sour!


Meats that start with A


Aitchbone: a cut of beef including the H-shaped rump bone.

– On their date, they went to a new restaurant. He decided he would have an aitchbone.


Albacore: relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; a major source of canned tuna.

– The huge albacore he caught during his fishing trip on vacation astounded Peter.


Alewife: flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams.

– The North American alewife migration season just started, it swims to warmer water.


Vegetables that start with A


Acorn squash: small dark green or a yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh.

Acorn squash soup tastes delicious; it makes a great winter meal. My mother used to prepare it for us as kids.


Artichoke: a thistle like flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart.

-For tonight’s dinner I’ll prepare an artichoke salad with poached eggs and pasta.


Asparagus: edible young shoots of the asparagus plant.

– A very easy recipe is to prepare asparagus with garlic. First cook the asparagus in boiling water with salt for three minutes.


Grains that start with A


Almond: oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree.

– New studies have shown that almond milk provides more calcium that cow’s milk. It also tastes delicious mixed with fruit.