Nouns denoting foods and drinks

pet food
food prepared for animal pets
 
winter cress
cress cultivated for winter salads
 
oxheart
large heart-shaped sweet cherry with soft flesh
 
falafel
small croquette of mashed chick peas or fava beans seasoned with sesame seeds
 
vodka martini
martini made with vodka rather than gin
 
hominy
hulled corn with the bran and germ removed
 
tourtiere
a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
 
hamburger bun
a round bun shaped to hold a hamburger patty
 
pickle relish
relish of chopped (usually sweet) pickles
 
generic
wine that does not meet the minimum qualifications and standards for use of a designation by appellation of origin (where the grapes are grown) or by varietal content; may only be labeled by proprietary (made-up) name, by general color (such as `vin rouge', `vino rosso', `rotwein', `red wine', etc.), or by general class (as `vin ordinaire', `vin de table', `vino da tavola', `tafelwein', `table wine', etc.)
 
buttermilk pancake
a pancake made with buttermilk
 
haddock
lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod; usually baked or poached or as fillets sauteed or fried
 
leftovers
food remaining from a previous meal
 
slop
(usually plural) weak or watery unappetizing food or drink
 
tea-like drink
a beverage that resembles tea but is not made from tea leaves
 
rat cheese
informal names for American cheddar
 
starter
food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
 
orzo
pasta shaped like pearls of barley; frequently prepared with lamb in Greek cuisine
 
health food
any natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good health
 
five spice powder
Chinese seasoning made by grinding star anise and fennel and pepper and cloves and cinnamon
 
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