Food that Starts with Q

Food that Starts with Q

Everyone loves food, whether its fruits, meats, vegetables and grains. In this following section you’ll learn about delicious new foods that all start with “Q”. And who knows, you might want to eat one of these foods someday, or include them in your recipes.


Fruits that start with Q


Quandong: Red Australian fruit; used for dessert or in jam.

  • The leaves of quandong are crushed to make an ointment for skin.


Quince: Atomic acid tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves.

  • The quince is too sour to be eaten raw, but it can be added to apple pies to enhance flavor.


Meats that start with Q


Quail: Flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised.

  • Many of the common larger species of quail are farm-raised for table food or egg consumption.


Vegetables that start with Q


Quiche: A tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables).

  • Quiche can be served hot or cold.