40+ Foods Beginning With N

There are many foods beginning with N. These foods range from fruits, recipes, and ingredients.

The following is a list of all foods starting with the letter N:

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Popular Foods Beginning With N

This list contains some popular foods starting with N and you might know some of them:

  1. Neep
  2. Nesselrode: A frozen pudding made of chopped maraschino cherries, chestnuts, candied fruits, and rum or liquor.
  3. Noodle
  4. Nonpareil: A flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar used as a topping on cakes or candies.
  5. Nougat: A thick sweet food made from sugar cooked with the white parts of eggs, usually containing nuts and sometimes fruit.
  6. Nuts
  7. Nutmeg

Fruits Beginning With N

In this list, we have included various fruits all starting with N, some you might have heard of, others maybe not. Here are some fruits starting with N:

  1. Nance fruit: A small ball-shaped berry which turns orange or yellow when ripe.
  2. Naranjilla fruit: A fruit similar to an orange but smaller with a citrus flavor.
  3. Nashi pear: A fruit similar to an apple often called apple pear.
  4. Natal plum: A plum-like fruit grown in South Africa.
  5. Nectarine fruit: A fruit similar to plum with red, yellow or white flesh and used in conserves, jams, and pies.
  6. Nonda plum: An edible native fruit with a yellow-orangeish color.
  7. Nungu fruit: Popularly known as palm fruit. Black to brown fruits with sweet, fibrous pulp and each seed is enclosed within a woody endocarp.
  8. Nutmeg

African Foods Beginning With N

This category contains various traditional African dishes all starting with N. Here are some African foods starting with N:

  1. Ndole: A Cameroonian national dish consisting of a stew of nuts, ndoleh (bitter leaves) and fish or ground beef.
  2. Nkwobi: An Igbo dish of Eastern Nigeria made with cow foot, Ehu (calabash nutmeg), potash, utazi and palm oil.
  3. Nshima: A cornmeal product from Eastern Africa made from ground maize (corn) flour locally known as ‘mealie-meal’.
  4. Natilla: A Puerto Rican dish of cornstarch custard topped with butter and cinnamon.
  5. Ninos Envueltos: A traditional Dominican dish of rice and ground beef wrapped in cabbage and cooked in tomato sauce.
  6. Norman Tart: A tart filled with apples, sliced almonds, sugar topped with creamy egg custard and baked until the topping is caramelized.

Continental Foods Beginning With N

Different continental foods from Europe and other Western countries are spelled the letter N. Here are some continental foods starting with N:

  1. Navette: French cookies from Marseilles that are shaped like a boat or a shuttle.
  2. Nettle soup: A soup prepared from stinging nettles eaten in parts of Eastern Europe.
  3. New England clam chowder: A milk or cream-based chowder with a thick consistency.
  4. Norbury pie: An English blue cheese.

Mexican Foods Beginning With N

There are different Mexican foods starting with N. If you love Mexican foods then you should recognize some foods on this list. Here are some Mexican foods starting with N:

  1. Nachos: A Tex-Mexican dish of heated tortilla dish or totopos covered with melted cheese served as a snack or appetizer.
  2. Natillas: A soft custard-like dessert made from egg whites, milk, white sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  3. Navajo taco: Taco made with frybread, rather than a tortilla.
  4. Nopalitos: A Mexican dessert dish made with diced nopales and the naturally flat stems, called pads, of prickly pear cactus.

Oriental Foods Beginning With N

Oriental foods are foods from parts of the Asian continent. Here are some oriental foods starting with N:

  1. Naengmyeon: A Korean noodle dish of long thin handmade noodles made from flour and starch.
  2. Natto: A Japanese dish of fermented soybeans, stringy like melted cheese.
  3. Nikujaga: A Japanese stew of meat, potatoes, and onion stewed in sweetened soy sauce.
  4. Nizakana: Fish poached in sweet soy.
  5. Nori: A name for an edible seaweed species.

Indian Foods Beginning With N

Different Indian foods all start with the letter N. This list contains different foods from India all starting with N:

  1. Naan: A leavened bread baked in a clay oven.
  2. Naan roti: Tandoor baked soft flatbread made with refined wheat flour.
  3. Namakpara: A crunchy savor snack made from ribbon-like strips of pastry and delicately seasoned with cumin seeds, carom seeds, caraway seeds and deep-fried in pure ghee.
  4. Nannaari: Lemon-based drink.
  5. Nankhatai: An Indian shortbread biscuit made from refined flour, besan, ghee, powdered yogurt, and green cardamom seeds.
  6. Navrattan korma: Vegetables, nuts, paneer cheese in a tomato cream sauce.
  7. Neera: Sap extracted from toddy palms and used as a drink.
  8. Neyyappam: A Kerala snack made of rice flour, ghee, and jaggery.
  9. Noon chai: A traditional tea beverage made with green tea leaves rolled into small balls, milk, and baking soda.

Mediterranean Foods Beginning With N

Different Mediterranean foods from parts of the Mediterranean region start with N. This list contains different Mediterranean foods starting with N:

  1. Nargesi: A frittata style egg and spinach dish.
  2. Nihari: A Pakistani beef stew made with shank meat, beef or lamb and mutton along with bone marrow.
  3. Nokhod polo: Chickpea and rice
  4. Noon nokhodichi: A snack made from roasted chickpeas seasoned with salt, hot spices, dried cloves, or candy-coated.

We hope you enjoyed this list of different foods starting with N. Leave us a comment to let us know your thoughts and any other foods starting with N.