List of foods that start with ‘A’ or list of names of food that begin with letter ‘a’ in english alphabets!
I already have lists for foods that start with u, foods that start y, foods that start with b and foods that start with e, which are helpful and useful resources for those who are looking for names of food items or dishes that begin with specific english alphabet letters.
Making food lists that based on their names starting with specific letters is fun to do and it is helpful and useful for many including kids or students who are learning new food names and also for parents and teachers who look for references for discussions based on different food names in different cuisines.
It is interesting to see how unique food names you can find in different cuisines and as a food blogger, this is definitely more interesting for me.
So here let us have a look at the list of foods that start with ‘A’.
Keep in mind that this is not a complete list of foods that begin with letter ‘A’, but an attempt to find as many food names as possible that have names that begin with letter ‘a’.
If you wish, you may more add more food names that begin with ‘a’ in the comment section!
So here goes the list of foods that begin with ‘A’, and I will add more to the list as I find more!
Foods That Start With A
Below you can see the list of food names that begin with letter ‘a’.
That includes fruits, vegetables, desserts and other food names that start with letter ‘a’ including some popular food names from other languages (though some of those names originated in other languages, since they don’t have a different name in english language, we include those as well).
So here is the list!
Apples are one of the most famous, popular, natural foods that you can find that has name that start with letter ‘a’!
Apples are also one of the most popular fruits enjoyed all around the world, and you probably know, there are many varieties of apples and not all apples are red either!
Almonds are popular healthy nuts and nowadays it’s even more popular as a health food. Almonds have different names in different languages, and you can find a lot of recipes including dessert recipes using almonds!
Almond milk is one of the most popular plant based milk obtained from almonds. It is especially used in a lot of vegan recipes to replace regular milk easily!
Almond flour is a gluten free flour made from almonds. This flour is used in many keto recipes and gluten free recipes to replace regular wheat flour or all purpose flour!
Amaranth is a grain popularly used in many parts of the world for cooking.
Apricots are popular fruits which can also be found in the form of dried fruits (dried apricots) used for baking and other recipes.
All Purpose Flour
One of the most popular flours that is used across the world for cooking and baking. All purpose flour is commonly used to make flatbread, cookies, cakes and many more food items.
All purpose flour may come in different forms like bleached and unbleached flours.
Applesauce is popular in the US and elsewhere and it is often used for baking and also for snacking, side, dips etc.
You can make applesauce just from apples and water even without sugar.
But you can also add sugar or honey to sweeeten the applesauce if you wish and also you may add more fruits like strawberries to make mixed fruit sauces like strawberry applesauce.
Apple butter is a very delicious, spreadabale fruit butter made from apples!
Apple jam is a delicious fruit jam made using apples as the main ingredient.
Apple pie is one of the most famous American desserts ever! Apple pie is loved all across the United States and it is definitely one of the most popular world famous Amercian desserts made from sweet, delicious apples! Apple pie is often made for Thanksgiving and other American celebrations, especially during fall season.
Apple cobbler is another very popular American dessert which is so delicious with apples and topping made of flour, sugar, cinnamon etc.
Apple cobbler can be made using different varieties of apples and you can make the topping with a crumble like texture or you can make it more soft and cakey texture.
You can find delicious, soft, cakey apple cobbler recipe here.
Apple crisp is a popular American dessert made using delicious apples and with a crispy topping often made using a mixture of flour, oatmeal and sugar.
Apple tart is another very popular & delicious American dessert made using apples as the main ingredient!
Apple fritters are popular snacks made using apples, flour, eggs etc!
Apple cakes are delicious desserts made using apples as the main ingredient.
Often, cinnamon is paired with apples to add flavor to apple desserts and you can find the same with many apple cakes as well, like delicious apple cinnamon cakes and many more kinds of apple cakes.
Apple bread is a delicious, quick bread that is popular which is often paired with nuts, cinnamon etc! In fact, you can find different kinds of apple bread recipes just like you can find different kinds of apple cakes!
Avocados are superfoods which are considered very healthy & nutritious.
They are fruits that have a kind of buttery texture and is full of good plant based fats.
The flesh of avocados is green in color and they are used in a lot of recipes, especially in Mexican cuisine like the most popular dish guacamole!
Asparagus is a green vegetable which is often enjoyed as a side dish or enjoyed by mixing with pasta dishes. Asparagus is considered to be very healthy and nutritious and you can find a lot of asparagus recipes. You can learn more about how to cook asparagus from here.
Artichoke is a kind of thistle which is enjoyed as a food! They have a mild nutty flavor and are used in a lot of vegetable recipes.
Appam is a South Indian breakfast dish that is popular in India. It is kind of gluten free pancake made of rice and yeast!
The most popular white sauce for pasta from Italian cuisine! Alfredo sauce is a very famous and popular white cheese that pairs perfectly with pasta dishes and it is mostly used with fettucino noodles, which is popularly known by the name fettucino alfredo!
Acorn squash is a popular variety of squash and it is one of the vegetables that I usually buy during the fall season, along with butternut squash.
I like acorn squash recipes and while they are smaller than butternut squash in size, they are actually more easy to bake and use in recipes.
Here I have made acorn squash flatbread from roasted mashed acorn squash!
Acai berries are fruits from acai palm trees. You can read more about the uses and side effects of acai berry here.
Arugular is a healthy, leafy green vegetable popularly used in salads. Have you heard of arugula salads?
You can read more information about arugula leaves here.
Arrowroot is available in different forms like arrowroot powder, arrowroot starch, flour etc. They are very starchy and usually obtained from some tropical tubers.
Arrowroot powder is used as a substitute for cornstarch in many recipes, though they both are not the same.
Asiago cheese is a popular variety of Italian cheese produced from cow’s milk.
Many times, asiago cheese is used as a substitute for Parmesan cheese, but they are also used in other ways as well.
Apple dumplings are basically apples wrapped in pastry. They are often baked or boiled and served with cinnamon, sugar, sweetened sauce etc, that makes a great dessert or side dish.
Aloo paratha is a very popular potato stuffed flatbread from India. In hindi language, potatoes are known as aloo and paratha refers to flatbread!
Aloo gobi is a delicious Indian vegetarin dish made of potatoes, cauliflower and spices. Aloo refers to potatoes and gobi refers to cauliflower.
Aloo gajar matar
Aloo gajar matar is mixed vegetable side dish made of potatoes, carrots and peas. This dish is very popular in North India, as a vegetarian side dish!
Aloo palak is another Indan vegetarian side dish made using potatoes and spinach leaves with added spices!
Aloo baingan is yet another popular Indian vegetable side dish made of potatoes, eggplants (brinjal) and spices which goes great with rice or Indian flatbreads like chapathi.
Hope you found this post on foods that start with “A” helpful in finding list of food names that begin with letter “A”! I will add more food names to the list when possible!