60+ Foods Beginning With Q 

Finding foods beginning with Q could be difficult. This is why we have compiled a list of foods starting with Q from different regions of the world.

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Popular Foods Beginning With Q

This list contains all the popular foods starting with Q we could get our hands on:

  1. Quaker oats
  2. Quark: A fresh dairy product made by warming soured milk until the desired amount is curdling is met and then straining it.
  3. Queens cake: A dessert cake made with sugar, flour, dates, eggs, and butter topped with a sugary icing infused with shredded coconut.
  4. Queens fish: A fillet fish, also known as queen croaker used in cooking.
  5. Quick bread: A bread leaven with other leavening agents other than yeast or eggs.
  6. Quinoa: A salad made with fresh cucumbers, red bell peppers, red onions, chickpeas, fresh parsley and garlicky olive oil with a lemon dressing.
  7. Quaver Chewy Granola Bars
  8. Quiche: A French tart consisting of a pastry crust filled with savory custard and pieces of cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables.
  9. Quail meat
  10. Quail eggs
  11. Quality Street: A selection of individual tinned or boxed toffees, chocolates, and sweets.
  12. Quills pasta: A pasta with cylinder-shaped pieces and ends cut at a bias.
  13. Quarter-pounder burger: A hamburger sold by McDonald’s.
  14. Quisp: A cereal of baked paste of cornmeal and syrup shaped like saucers.
  15. Quarter pounder: A hamburger that weighs four ounces before it is cooked.
  16. Queso: An appetizer or side dish of melted or processed cheese.
  17. Quadrettini: A type of pasta that is flat and can be shaped to form a square or triangle.

Fruits Beginning With Q

These fruits have Q as their first letter.

  1. Quince: A hard, acid pear-shaped fruit used in preserves or as a flavoring.
  2. Quandong: A small shiny red fruit, also known as desert peach native to parts of Australia.

African Foods Beginning With Q

This list contains foods from different African countries starting with Q:

  1. Qatayef: A Sweet dumpling filled with cream or nuts.

Mexican Foods Beginning With Q

These are some Mexican foods starting with Q:

  1. Quesadillas: A tortilla filled with cheese and grilled.
  2. Queso añejo: Mexican cheese traditionally made from skimmed goat’s milk.
  3. Queso asadero: A rubbery-textured cheese pulled and twisted into strands.
  4. Queso blanco: White cheese.
  5. Queso cotija: A white crumbly Mexican cheese made from cow’s milk.
  6. Queso flameado: Flamed cheese made by roasting cheese over a flame.
  7. Queso fresco: Fresh cheese traditionally made from raw cow milk or a combination of cow and goat milk.
  8. Queso Oaxaca: A white semi-hard cheese from Mexico made from curd cheese and pulled apart used for fillings in tortillas or melted on cooked food.
  9. Queso panela: A white fresh and smooth Mexican cheese of pasteurized cow’s milk.

Continental Foods Beginning With Q

By continental foods, we mean foods from different Western countries of the world:

  1. Quatre-quarts: A French pound cake of four quarters.
  2. Quavers: A British snack food of curly potato puffs.
  3. Queen of Puddings: A traditional British dessert, consisting of a baked, breadcrumb-thickened mixture, spread with jam and topped with meringue.
  4. Quenelle: An egg-like shaped mixture of creamed fish or meat combined with breadcrumbs and a light egg binding.
  5. Quince cheese: A jelly-like confection made from the pulp of the quince fruit cooked into reddish gelatin.
  6. Quahog: An edible hard-shell clam.
  7. Quinoa flour: Gluten-free flour made from grinding quinoa grain used in making cookies, pancakes, waffles, and fruitcakes.
  8. Quiche: A French tart of a pastry crust filled with a savory custard and pieces of cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables.
  9. Quiche Lorraine: An open pie with eggs, cream, and lardons.
  10. Quorn: A meat substitute produce.

Indian Foods Beginning With Q

This Indian Food starts with Q:

  1. Qeema: An Indian dish of stewed or fried curry of minced beef, mutton or other kinds of meat with green peas or potatoes.

Foreign Candies Beginning With Q

These candies have Q as their first letter:

  1. Qottab: Almond filled deep-fried pastry.
  2. Queijadinhais: A sweet made from grated coconut, cheese, sweetened condensed milk, sugar, butter, and egg yolks.
  3. Qurabiya: A shortbread type biscuit made with ground almonds.
  4. Quindim: Baked custard dessert made chiefly from sugar, egg yolks, and ground coconut.
  5. Quesito: A cream cheese-filled pastry.
  6. Quetschentaart: An open fruit tart with damson plums.

 Ingredients Beginning With Q

These spices enhance the taste of food and all start with Q:

  1. Qi: A method of cooking done by steaming.
  2. QIàng guō: A mixture of chopped garlic, pepper, ginger, scallions fried before cooking.
  3. QIāo ròu: A technique used for softening or even mincing meat by knocking or hammering.
  4. Quassia: A bitter spice in aperitifs, some beers, and fortified wines.
  5. Quatre épices: A spice mix used mainly in French cuisine, but can also be found in some Middle Eastern meals.
  6. Qâlat daqqa–A spice blend made of cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, peppercorns and grains of paradise.
  7. Quassia: Also known as bitter-ash and used as an additive in food making.

Drinks Beginning With Q

Many drinks start with the letter Q, and we have listed some of them. Here are some drinks starting with Q:

  1. Quaalude: Yummy cocktail made with vodka, Irish cream, coffee liqueur, and hazelnut liquor.
  2. Quaff: An alcoholic drink.
  3. Quagmyre: A cocktail made with Irish cream, Canadian whiskey, coffee liqueur, and chocolate milk.
  4. Quaker cocktail: A fruity martini made with aged rum, brandy, raspberry syrup, and fresh lemon juice.
  5. Quarter deck: A cocktail made with cream Sherry, a sweet, dark fortified wine.
  6. Queen mother: A drink made with Rutte dry gin, dubonnet red, Aperol or Italian red aperitivo and pot still Jamaican rum.
  7. Queen soda: A soda made with butterscotch schnapps and cream soda.
  8. Quicksand: A cocktail made from Bacardi select rum, Kahlua coffee liqueur, vanilla ice cream, KitKat chocolate, bailey’s Irish cream, Hershey chocolate syrup.
  9. Quick Decision: A cocktail made with whiskey, Irish cream, rum, coffee liqueur and whipping cream
  10. Quick thrill: A cocktail drink made with red wine, rum, Cola soda.
  11. Quinine water: Tonic water made into a carbonated soft drink.

This list contains different foods, drinks, fruits and recipes spelled with Q as the first letter. Let us know if you have other foods starting with Q by leaving a comment.