Let's learn about food and meals!

Bite into the rich vocabulary of food and meals! From breakfast to dinner, this list spices up English learning with delicious words.


Dive into the delectable realm of food, where every bite is a step closer to mastering a deliciously diverse vocabulary. This flavorful journey isn’t just about tickling your taste buds; it’s a banquet of learning! Whether it’s the crunch of an apple or the warmth of freshly baked bread, every item on this menu offers a slice of daily life, enriching both our plates and our conversations.

Let’s jump in!

Food and meals vocabulary

Transform mealtime into a feast of learning with these appetizing activities designed to enhance your vocabulary:


A staple food made from flour and water, baked into various forms.
”We start our meals with slices of fresh, warm bread.”


A dairy product made from curdled milk, available in many flavors and textures.
”Cheese goes well with fruit for a quick snack.”


A dish of Italian origin consisting of a flat, round base of dough topped with tomatoes, cheese, and other ingredients.
”Friday nights are for homemade pizza and movies.”


A grain that is a staple food in many countries around the world.
”Rice is versatile and can be used in savory and sweet dishes.”


A sweet baked dessert, often layered or frosted, served on special occasions.
”Her birthday cake was chocolate with strawberry frosting.”


A liquid dish, typically made by boiling meat, fish, or vegetables in stock or water.
”A bowl of hot soup is comforting on a cold day.”


A sweet, fried dough snack, often glazed or sugared.
”He picked a glazed doughnut with sprinkles at the bakery.”


A cooked sausage served in a sliced bun, often with condiments.
”Hotdogs are a must-have at any baseball game.”


An oval or round object laid by female birds, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates, often eaten as food.
”She starts her day with a boiled egg for breakfast.”


A type of poultry, widely consumed as food for its meat.
”Roast chicken is her specialty, seasoned with herbs and lemon.”


Sweet food made with sugar or syrup, often flavored or colored.
”Halloween is a perfect time for sampling all sorts of candy.”


A staple made from dough, rolled and cut into various shapes, then cooked in boiling water.
”Noodles can be the base for dishes from all around the world.”


The first meal of the day, typically eaten in the morning.
”Breakfast might include eggs, toast, and coffee.”


A meal eaten in the middle of the day, usually lighter than dinner.
”For lunch, we’re having sandwiches and salad.”


The main meal of the day, eaten in the evening or at midday.
”Dinner tonight will be grilled fish with vegetables.”

Discovering the wide array of foods and understanding meal times not only broadens our culinary horizons but also brings us closer through the shared experience of eating. Studycat’s engaging characters make learning about food and meals an adventure in taste and language!

How to learn and remember food and meals words

Diving into the delicious world of food vocabulary with Studycat turns every meal into a learning opportunity. Here are some fun and tasty ways to practice:

  • Cooking Together: Prepare meals using recipes that include the vocabulary words, talking about each ingredient as you go.
  • Food Diary: Keep a diary of what you eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, using the new words to describe each meal.
  • Picture Menu: Create a menu with pictures and names of different foods, then take turns ordering from it.
  • Food Tasting Party: Organize a tasting party with small samples of various foods from the vocabulary list, discussing each one.
  • Label the Kitchen: Label items in your kitchen or dining area with their English names to reinforce learning.

As we conclude our culinary exploration, remember that every food item and mealtime brings a chance to savor not just flavors but also new words and expressions. With Studycat’s playful approach, expanding your English vocabulary becomes as enjoyable as sharing a meal with friends.

Until our next flavorful adventure, keep tasting and talking about the wonderful world of food and meals!