Food that Starts with S: 11 Amazing Foods that Start with S

Can you think of some foods that start with the letter S? Sure! In case you can’t, here are some foods and interesting facts about foods that start with S.

Foods that Start with S

List of Foods that Start with S

  • Sugar
  • Salami
  • Spinach
  • Sorbet
  • Sorghum
  • Sukiyaki
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Spaghetti
  • Spanakopita
  • Squash
  • Soybeans

Food that Starts with S | Facts & Pictures


White sugar can come from different originating plants. The sugar beet is the root of the Beta vulgaris species (the Altissima cultivar), and sugar from sugarcane comes from the Saccharum officinarum plant. When refined, both plants produce what is known as white or table sugar.



In Italian cuisine (specifically of the region of Tuscany) Finocchiona is a type of salami that consists of salt, pepper, chopped pork belly (as well as shoulder and cheeks), red wine, and fennel. The salami is high in menthol and is aged for at least five months.



100 grams of spinach contains an amazing 460% daily value of vitamin K, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Vitamin K aids with the body’s blood coagulation, as well as binding calcium to bones and other internal tissues.



Sorbet is usually a dessert that consists of water that has been sweetened with fruit juice, honey, fruit puree, wine, or liqueur. The mixture may be served as a chilled beverage (as in Iranian Sharbat) or as a frozen processed ice dish. Sorbet does not contain dairy, but sherbert does.



Sorghum is a cereal grain that comes from a plant that grows anywhere from 2 to 8 feet tall. The plant can at times reach as high as 15 feet tall. In 2018, American sorghum production reached 365 million bushels. Sorghum, when processed, can be used as flour or a sweetener.



In Japanese cuisine, sukiyaki is a hot pot dish that contains sliced meat, tofu, mushrooms, green onions, and cabbage. It is stewed in a broth of soy sauce, sugar, and sweet rice wine. Once cooked, the ingredients are dipped into raw beaten egg yolk and eaten with rice.


Sesame Seeds

In Chinese cuisine, Jian dui, or sesame balls, are fried dumplings of glutinous rice flour, sugar, water, sweet bean paste, and roasted sesame seeds. The flour/water/sugar mixture is wrapped around the bean paste, covered with sesame seeds, and then fried.

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In Italian cuisine — specifically that of the southwestern Campania region — Spaghetti alle vongolle is a dish that consists of spaghetti cooked with clams, garlic, olive oil, crushed red pepper, parsley, and white wine.



In Greek cuisine, spanakopita is a dish that is made of chopped spinach, feta cheese, eggs, phyllo dough, onion, and garlic. Traditionally, the phyllo dough covers the other ingredients in a baking pan and is baked until the eggs and cheeses are cooked/melted.



Squash is the fruit of the Cucurbita genus of plants. There are many varieties of squash including zucchini, acorn, butternut, buttercup, pumpkin, spaghetti, Hubbard, dumpling, banana, kabocha, yellow, and zephyr.



In Japanese cuisine, Kinako is the yellowish flour of roasted soybeans. This flour dates back at least to the 14th century and is used in drinks, dumplings, and desserts.


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