Learn Food and Drinks Vocabulary through Pictures.
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals.
A drink or beverage is a liquid intended for human consumption. In addition to their basic function of satisfying thirst, drinks play important roles in human culture.
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Types of Food
Food is divided into 4 main groups:
- Meat, Poultry & Seafood (chickens, sheep, pigs, cattle, eggs, fish…)
- Fast Food (fish and chips, sandwich, pita, hamburger, fried chicken, french fried, onion ring, pizza, hot dog…)
- Fruits (apples, bananas, grapes, lemons, oranges, and strawberries…)
- Vegetables (bean, cabbage, potatoes, corn, carrots…)
In general, fast food is a mass-produced food that is prepared and served very quickly.
Fast food includes:
- Fish and chips
- Fried chicken
- French fries
- Onion ring
- Chicken nugget
- Hot dog
- Ice cream
Types of Bread
There are many different types of bread, such as white bread, rye bread, croissant, bagel…
“Fruit” normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures of a plant that are sweet or sour, and edible in the raw state, such as:
List of vegetables in English.
Herbs & Spices
A list of culinary herbs and spices.
Types of Meals
There are three main meals:
Each meal contains different types of food, especially in different cultures.
Drinks (Food and Drinks Vocabulary)
Drinks, for many reasons, are divided into two main types:
- Hot drinks
- Cold drinks
Some drinks could be used in both hot and cold condition.