Food and Drink (Part 1) | Elementary Vocabulary

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Describing how to make food in English

Learn to talk about ingredients and methods of cooking with these activities.

Learn 15 words to describe food

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Practice Exercises for Food Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Find the vocabulary in this word search game

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Listening activity

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review the vocabulary about food and drink.

TermPart of speechDefinition
bakeverbto cook food in dry heat mostly an oven
bowlnouna round, deep dish or basin used for food or liquid.
dessertnounthe sweet course eaten at the end of a meal
dishnouna particular variety or preparation of food served as part of a meal
flournounpowder made from a grain (especially wheat) that is used in cooking for making bread, cakes, etc.
forknounsomething with sharp edges used to lift food to the mouth or hold it when cutting food
fridgenounan appliance which is artificially kept cool and used to store food and drink
friedadjectivefood cooked in hot oil
grilledadjective food cooked on a grill
loafnounan amount of bread that has been baked in a long, round, or square shape
main coursenounthe most important course of a meal
oilnouna liquid used for cooking as fuel
recipenouna set of instructions for making food
run out ofphrasal verbto use up the available supply of (something)
stovenounequipment used for cooking or heating that uses fuel or  electricity