Food Products: Short List

Food Products


wheat, rye, oats, corn, rice;

Grain products

bakery goods, bread, rolls, cakes, cookies, pies;

cereal, corn flakes, oat flakes, popcorn;

pasta, macaroni, noodles, spaghetti;


white bread, whole-wheat bread, rye bread;

Rolls, buns

sesame roll, cinnamon roll, hamburger bun, hot dog bun;


birthday cake, wedding cake, Christmas cake, chocolate cake, coffee cake;

Cookies and crackers

oatmeal cookie, chocolate cookie, crackers, biscuits, toast;


apple pie, meat pie, pizza, pancake, doughnut, muffin;

Meat and meat products

beef, pork, veal, lamb;

beefsteak, roast beef, ground beef, hamburgers, pork chops, lamb chops;

ham, bacon, sausage, hot dogs;

Chicken, turkey

whole chicken, chicken leg, drumstick, chicken breast, turkey breast; eggs;

Fish and fish products

salmon, trout, cod, tuna, sole;

fish steak, fish fillet, smoked fish, caviar;


shrimp, crab, oysters;

Dairy products

milk, yogurt, cream, sour cream, butter;

cottage cheese, cream cheese;


Swiss cheese, Parmesan, Cheddar, Mozzarella, Roquefort, blue cheese;

Ice cream

ice cream, vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream;


apple, pear, apricot, peach, nectarine, plum, grapes, cherry, sweet cherry;

lemon, orange, tangerine, grapefruit;

banana, kiwi, pineapple; melon, watermelon;


strawberry, blueberry, cranberry, raspberry;

Dried fruit

dried apricots, raisins, figs, prunes, dates;


hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, peanuts;


strawberry jam, raspberry jam, cranberry jam, honey, maple syrup;


tomato, cucumber, onion, garlic, sweet pepper;

cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce, spinach;

carrots, beets, potatoes, mushrooms;

Peas, beans, corn

peas, green peas, beans, string beans, kidney beans, corn;

Herbs and spices

dill, parsley, mint, pepper, salt, mustard, garlic;

Fruit juice

apple juice, orange juice, grapefruit juice, tomato juice;

Beverages and drinks

tea, coffee, milk, cocoa, hot chocolate, mineral water, soft drinks;

Alcoholic drinks

beer, red wine, white wine, champagne;

vodka, cognac, brandy, whisky; cocktails;


tomato sauce, ketchup, meat sauce, spaghetti sauce, hot sauce;

Salad dressing

Russian dressing, Italian dressing, French dressing, mayonnaise;

Vegetable oil

olive oil, corn oil, sunflower seed oil;

Sweets and chocolate

sweets, caramels, chocolate candies, chocolate.

Expressions of quantity

A bag of: a bag of potatoes; a bag of oranges; a bag of potato chips;

A bar of: a bar of chocolate; a bar of soap;

A bottle of: a bottle of mineral water; a bottle of red wine; two bottles of beer; a bottle of ketchup;

A box of: a box of corn flakes; a box of crackers; a box of cookies; a box of chocolates; a box of matches;

A can of: a can of green peas; a can of olives; a can of sardines; a can of beer;

A carton of: a carton of milk; a carton of fruit juice; a carton of eggs; a carton of cigarettes (ten packs of cigarettes);

A cup of: a cup of coffee; a cup of tea;

A glass of: a glass of milk; a glass of beer; a glass of wine;

A loaf of: a loaf of bread; two loaves of rye bread;

A mug of: a mug of coffee; a mug of beer;

A package of: a package of hot dogs; a package of sesame rolls; a package of cookies;

A pack of: a pack of chewing gum; a pack of cigarettes; a six-pack of beer; a twelve-pack of mineral water;

A piece of: a piece of bread; a piece of cake; a piece of pie; a piece of fruit;

A pound of: a pound of cheese; a half pound of butter; two pounds of apples;

A slice of: a slice of bread; a slice of pizza; a slice of meat; a slice of tomato;

A teaspoon of: a teaspoon of instant coffee; a teaspoon of syrup;

Sugar: a lump of sugar; two lumps of sugar; a cube of sugar; a teaspoon of sugar;

One, two, five: two fish; four salmon steaks; five frozen hamburgers; three sesame buns; five oranges.

(Phrases for buying food are listed in Shopping for Food in the section Phrases.)

(Фразы для покупки еды даны в материале "Shopping for Food" в разделе Phrases.)