Words Related to Foods and Drinks

Words Related to Foods and Drinks - Appetizers

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Here you will learn some English words related to Appetizers. Read the whole list to learn more.
antipasto
antipastonoun

a dish of small amount eaten before the main part of a meal, originated in Italy

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finger foodnoun

food to be eaten with the fingers

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canapé
canapénoun

a small piece of pastry or bread with meat, cheese, etc. on top, which is served with drinks at parties

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cruditesnoun

raw vegetables cut into bite-sized strips and served with a dip

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bruschetta
bruschettanoun

‌a dish that consists of toasted bread soaked in olive oil with garlic or slices of tomato, originated in Italy

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caviar
caviarnoun

the preserved eggs of some fish, especially one called sturgeon, eaten as food, which is considered a very expensive dish

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charcuterienoun

a delicatessen that specializes in meats

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deviled eggnoun

halved hard-cooked egg with the yolk mashed with mayonnaise and seasonings and returned to the white

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dumpling
dumplingnoun

a dish consisting of small balls of dough that can be baked, fried, or boiled, served with meat

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gherkin
gherkinnoun

small prickly cucumber

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pigs in a blanketnoun

*** a small hot dog or other sausage wrapped in pastry commonly served as an appetizer in the United States

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smoked eggnoun

*** a food that involves the smoking of eggs and fish eggs

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amuse-bouchenoun

*** a single, bite-sized hors d'ouvre, they are not ordered from a menu by patrons but are served free and according to the chef's selection alone

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dim sum
dim sumnoun

a dish of small round pieces of food with various fillings wrapped in dough, originated in China

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chicken nuggetnoun

*** a food product consisting of a small piece of deboned chicken meat that is breaded or battered, then deep-fried or baked

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tongue toastnoun

*** a traditional open sandwich prepared with sauteed beef tongue and scrambled eggs

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spanakopitanoun

*** a Greek savory spinach pie

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pinchonoun

*** a small snack typically eaten in bars, consist of small slices of bread upon which an ingredient or mixture of ingredients is placed and fastened with a toothpick

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crostininoun

*** an Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread and toppings

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angels on horsebacknoun

*** a hot hors d'œuvre or savory made of oysters wrapped with bacon

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blooming onionnoun

*** a dish consisting of one large onion, cut to resemble a flower, battered, and deep-fried, often served with dipping sauce

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buffalo wing
buffalo wingnoun

chicken wings coated in a spicy sauce and then deep-fried

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cheese and crackersnoun

*** a dish consisting of crackers paired with cheese

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chicken fingernoun

*** chicken meat prepared from the pectoralis minor muscles of the animal

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crab puffnoun

*** a ball of crab meat that has been deep-fried in batter

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jalapeño poppernoun

*** jalapeño peppers that have been hollowed out, stuffed with a mixture of cheese, spices, and sometimes ground meat, and breaded and deep fried

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onion ring
onion ringnoun

*** a form of appetizer or side dish, generally consist of a cross-sectional "ring" of onion dipped in batter or bread crumbs and then deep fried

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samosanoun

small turnover of Indian origin filled with vegetables or meat and fried and served hot

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stuffed mushroomnoun

mushrooms stuffed with any of numerous mixtures of e.g. meats or nuts or seafood or spinach

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garlic knotnoun

*** a type of garlic bread

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cheese straw
cheese strawnoun

a thin stick of pastry containing cheese

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mozzarella sticknoun

*** elongated pieces of battered or breaded mozzarella, usually served as hors d'oeuvre

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pakoranoun

*** made by coating ingredients, usually vegetables, in a spiced batter, then deep frying them

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potato skinnoun

*** a snack food or appetizer made of unpeeled potato halves, hollowed and dressed with bacon, cheddar cheese and green onions before being baked again

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potato wedgenoun

*** irregular wedge-shaped slices of potato, often large and unpeeled, that are either baked or fried

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shrimp cocktailnoun

a cocktail of cold cooked shrimp and a sauce

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salmon tartarenoun

*** prepared with fresh raw salmon and seasonings. It is commonly spread on a cracker or bread and eaten as an appetizer

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baked potato
baked potatonoun

‌a potato cooked with its skin on

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tea sandwichnoun

*** a small prepared sandwich meant to be eaten at afternoon teatime to stave off hunger until the main meal

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jacket potato
jacket potatonoun

a potato cooked and served with its skin on

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