Foods That Start With E

Plenty of popular foods and dishes have names that start with the letter ‘E.’ Find out what they are in the list below. The list contains a lot of foods from around the world that you probably did not know about.

Foods That Start With E

List of Foods Beginning With E


  • Elderberry
  • Elephant Apple
  • Eggfruit
  • Emu Berry
  • Etrog
  • Entawak
  • Emu Apple


  • Eggplant (Aubergine or Brinjal)
  • Endive
  • Elephant Foot Yam
  • Elephant Ears
  • Eddo
  • Enoki Mushroom
  • Epazote
  • Elephant Garlic
  • Ensete (Ethiopean food crop)
  • Eucheuma (Seaweed)
  • Eelgrass (Seaweed)

Meat, Poultry, Fish, and Seafood

  • Elk Meat 
  • Entrecôte (A boneless cut of beef)
  • Eland
  • Emu
  • Escolar
  • Eel
  • English Sole
  • Escallop
  • Escargot (Snails)
  • Eggs


  • Edam
  • Emmental
  • Edelpilz 
  • Époisses
  • Esrom
  • Emental Grand Cru
  • Etorki

Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Foods)

Snacks, Appetizers, and Side Dishes

  • Empanadas
  • Egg Roll
  • Eggos Waffles
  • Elote (Mexican grilled sweetcorn)
  • Erbazzone

Main Course Dishes

  1. Egusi
  2. Enchiladas
  3. Eggplant Parmesan
  4. Edamame
  5. Elbow Macaroni
  6. Egg Drop Soup
  7. Egg Salad
  8. Eggs Benedict
  9. Embutido (Philipino meatloaf dish)
  10. Escabeche
  11. Etouffee
  12. Easter Pie (Pizza Rustica)

Sweets and Desserts

  • English Trifle
  • English Muffins
  • Éclair
  • Ensaimada
  • Empanadillas (Empanadas with sweet stuffing)
  • Eton Mess

Drinks and Beverages

  • Eggnog
  • Espresso
  • Earl Grey Tea
  • Egg Cream
  • Elderflower Tea


What are some popular Christmas foods that start with ‘E’?

The name of one of the most iconic Christmas beverages, the eggnog, starts with the 5th letter in the English alphabet. Eierpunsch is a similar beverage famous during the Christmas season in Germany and Austria.
Eggnog is a popular item on the Thanksgiving dinner table as well.

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