Starting with CA
- cajan pea
- cayenne pepper
Starting with CE
Starting with CH
- chenin blanc
- cherry tomato
- chicory root
- chili pepper
- chinese anise
- chinese cabbage
- chinese gooseberry
- chinese mustard
- chinese parsley
Starting with CI
Starting with CL
Starting with CO
- coco plum
- cocoa plum
- common bean
- common fennel
- cos lettuce
Starting with CR
Starting with CU
Starting with CY
Food that Starts with C
Different kinds of foods exist in the whole world; some of them occurs in our country, some of them may not. Let’s learn some interesting names for interesting foods.
Fruits that start with C
Canistel: ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies.
– Mayans valued canistel flavor long time ago. Desserts prepared with canistel are delicious.
Capulin: Mexican black cherry.
– The fields looked very pretty with all those Capulin trees.
Cherimoya: large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples.
– My mother soaked the cherimoya seeds before planting them.
Citron: a large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved.
– I read that citron had been around for a long time ago.
Clementine: a mandarin orange of a deep reddish orange color and few seeds.
– Lucy loves her grandma’s clementine marmalade. She likes to eat in on a loaf of bread.
Meats that start with C
Chine: cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone.
– When I discovered, chine includes backbone I rather ordered fish filet.
Confit: a piece of meat (especially a duck) cooked slowly in its fat.
– Mrs. Sanders prepared the confit for dinner. Her family loved it.
Crabmeat: the edible flesh of any of various crabs.
– Crabmeat salad is the special dish in this place. You have to try it.
Croaker: the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic coast of southern U.S.
– Many fish can make sounds, but croakers can make drumming sounds. I’m not sure I want to try it.
Cusk: the lean flesh of a cod-like fish of North Atlantic waters.
-The fisherman caught a huge cusk, although he freed it minutes later.
Vegetables that start with C
Cocozelle: squash resembling zucchini.
-Nowadays you can buy organic cocozelle in the farmer’s market.
Cole: coarse curly-leafed cabbage.
– Cabbages are related to cole crops. It includes cauliflower and broccoli.
Collard: variety of kale having smooth leaves.
– Today’s lunch includes collard and bacon. My kids loved it.
Cos lettuce: lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head.
– Few people know that cos lettuce is the oldest cultivated lettuce.
Crookneck: yellow squash with a thin curved neck and somewhat warty skin.
– The farmer planted zucchini seeds, to his surprise crookneck grew instead.
Grains that start with C
Coffee: a seed of the coffee tree.
– These Colombian coffee grains smell and taste delicious.
Congee: a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast.
– Congee has a light and subtle flavor. I prefer rice.
Cornbread: bread made primarily of cornmeal.
– While walking on the street, the cornbread’s smell from the bakery invaded my senses.