Starting with MA
- macadamia nut
- mad apple
- mammee apple
- mash bean
Starting with MC
Starting with ME
- mexican husk tomato
Starting with MI
Starting with MO
- mountain cranberry
Starting with MU
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.