Food that Starts with M

Food that Starts with M

Different kinds of foods exist in the whole world; some of them occur in our country, some of them may not. Let’s learn some interesting names for interesting foods.


Fruits that start with M

Mamey: globular or ovoid tropical fruit with thick russet leathery rind and juicy yellow or reddish flesh.

  • Mamey is a delicious fruit from the Tropics.


Mandarin Orange: A somewhat flat reddish-orange loose skinned citrus of china.

  • You can make a good fruit salad with some raspberries and mandarin orange.


Mango: A large ovoid tropical fruit having sooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed.

  • Allison likes to make cold strawberry mango smoothies for her and her friends while they hang out by the pool.


Marang: tropical fruit from the Philippines having a mass of small seeds embedded in sweetish white pulp.

  • The marang fruit tree has similar properties as a fig tree and can be mistaken for one.


Maraschino cherry: A cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur.

  • Carl’s mother likes to make her own cherry coke; she buys maraschino cherries from the store and uses the juice for her coke.


Marmalade: a preserve made of pulp and rind of citrus fruit.

  • Margo makes her own marmalade at home by boiling her favorite fruits in sugar and water.



Meats that start with M

Marbling: The immixture of fat and lean in a cut meat.

  • Good marbling is found on high quality steak.

Marrowbone: A bone containing editable marrow; used especially for flavoring soup.

  • Dogs enjoy bones for the marrowbone in the center; and it’s good for their teeth.


Meat: The flesh of animals (including fishes birds and snails) used as food.

  • You can find many different cuts and pieces of meat in a butcher shop.


Meatball: A ground meat formed into a ball of meat fried or simmered in broth.

  • Meatballs are made from many different types of meat, such as lamb, pork, and beef.


Meatloaf: A baked loaf of ground meat.

  • You cook meatloaf at a low temperature and it comes out tender.


Mouton: Meat from a mature domestic sheep.

  • You can find mouton chops at renaissance fairs.


Vegetables that start with M

Macedoine: Mixed diced fruits or vegetables; hot or cold.

  • My grandma prefers to make her own macedoine rather than buy it premade at the store.


Marinara: sauce for pasta; contains tomatoes and garlic herbs.

  • When Miles cooks his special spaghetti he makes marinara from scratch.


Minestrone: A soup made with a variety of vegetables.

  • Nathan always orders minestrone when he goes to Italian restaurants because of its thick texture.


Moussaka: A casserole of eggplant and ground lamb with onion and tomatoes bound with white sauce and beaten eggs.

  • There are three different variations of moussaka from Turkey, Balkins and Greece.



Grains that start with M


Macaroni: Pasta in the form of slender tubes.

  • Kyle likes to make baked macaroni casseroles for when his whole family gets together.

Manicotti: large pasta tubes stuffed with chopped meat or mild cheese and baked in tomato sauce.

  • Matthew brought his girlfriend to and Italian restaurant and ordered manicotti for the both of them.

Matzah: Brittle flat bread eaten at Passover.

  • Matzah is Jewish bread mostly eaten at Passover.


Mexican husk tomatoes: A small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladder-like husk.

  • The Mexican husk tomatoes are mostly found in the highlands of Guatemala; commonly seen in native markets.


Mostaccioli: A pasta somewhat resembling little moustaches.

  • Mostaccioli is an Italian dish served with tomato sauce, cheese, and herbs.


Muffin: A sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan.

  • Beth bakes muffins for the whole family every weekend.