Foods that Start with S

Do you want to cook something good? You’ll find all the foods that start with S in this article.

Have you ever sat in a restaurant and wondered what the person beside you is eating? I mean it looks delicious and you are too introverted to ask them its name. Well, our website has everything that you need to know about the world of exotic and rare foods.

Foods that start with S

Read this blog till the end to know everything about the foods that start with the alphabet S.

1. Sushi


Sushi is among the most famous foods that start with S. It is the famous cuisine of Japan and now is world-famous. It is made from salted vinegar rice accompanied with seafood or raw vegetables.

2. Strawberry


Strawberries are not just delicious but they are also very healthy. It outshines the other fruits in the race of being rich in vitamin C. In the first half of the 16th century, Thomas Wolsey, Cardinal, and Chancellor under King Henry VIII of England, first combined strawberries with cream. It is by far the most famous, classic, and win-win combination that many strawberry desserts and drinks are based on.

3. Sweet potato

Sweet potatoes

Colombia and Peru are considered the birthplace of sweet potato, where the plant began to be used more than 800 thousand years ago. Sweet potatoes have elongated cylindrical tubers, the weight of which varies from 200 grams to 3 kg. The flesh of sweet potato is firm, juicy, and firm, creamy, pink, yellow, orange, or red. The flesh is slightly sweet to taste, reminiscent of carrots, pumpkins, or frozen potatoes.

4. Spinach


Spinach is a herb that is widely used in salads and dishes. This leafy vegetable is one of the healthiest foods by weight. It is rich in iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, and also contains a large number of vitamins.

5. Spaghetti

Spaghetti Sauce

Spaghetti is a type of pasta that is long rods (at least 15 centimeters), with a cross-section of about 2 mm. It can be safely attributed to the Italian national cuisine, at home they are served with various sauces, fried garlic, etc. 

6. Soy

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Soy is considered a miracle food, especially for a vegetarian diet. These beans are 40% protein, similar in composition to animals.  Dried soy meat is first soaked and then cooked in a variety of ways, fried, stewed with vegetables and spicy gravies, savory, chops, sausages, and meatballs are made from it.

7. Swordfish


Swordfish meat has a noble, and delicate taste. Often this fish is eaten raw in the form of carpaccio or tartare. The swordfish is especially popular in those countries in whose waters it is common.

8. Smoothie


A smoothie is a thick drink made from fruits, vegetables, or berries that are ground in a blender, sometimes with seeds or nuts added. In addition to the solid ingredients, liquids are added. Usually, vegetable milk is used as a base – soy, almond, coconut, as well as juice or yogurt. Many recipes use ice.

9. Shrimp

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It is a seafood, widely eaten all over the world. It can be roasted or boiled. Peel your shrimp if you like, but I like frying them in shells better. They are then juicier. Also, add parsley to it, tastes much better.

10. Shortbread


A fragrant, crumbly, shortbread delicacy that melts in your mouth with a cup of coffee is a traditional start to the day in my family. It’s incredibly easy to cook. The main thing here is good quality products. The entire cooking process takes about half an hour. The dough does not require aging or lengthy preparation.

11. Shallots


Shallots are a variety of onions. The bulbs themselves are small and elongated, with a pinkish tinge. 

Shallots have a beneficial effect on the body, in particular, on vision and digestion. And, of course, one of the main advantages is its taste, delicate and devoid of bitterness, in which the sugar content is noticeable, unlike onions. A nice bonus: there are practically no tears from the shallot.

12. Seville Orange

seville orange

 Seville orange is too tough to eat on its own, but it makes a wonderful marmalade, as well as an excellent component for cocktails. This citrus variety was grown mainly for the flowers that have a strong aroma, they are still used in perfumery today.

13. Scones


Scones are also popular in cafes, but you can easily make them at home. If you can make simple plain scones, you can make your own original scones while arranging them, and you can enjoy your home cafe. English scones are basically simple without any ingredients, but American scones contain ingredients such as chocolate chips, nuts, and dried fruits, and are characterized by the fact that they also contain a lot of sugar.

14. Schnitzel


A real Viennese schnitzel is always very delicate and beautiful, and really delicious! Of course, it is prepared not only in Vienna but throughout Austria and in neighboring countries. It is made by frying any kind of meat by first soaking them in breadcrumbs.

15. Scampi

Scampi Seafood

The traditional American dish of shrimp, scampi, is made from shrimp fried in butter, garlic, and white wine. Simmer the spiced shrimp in lemon-wine sauce and add the boiled spaghetti. Sprinkle on top with a delicious crispy mixture of chopped croutons, parsley, and lemon zest. You will truly enjoy the light and refreshing taste of this dish.

16. Scallop


The scallop is a seafood delicacy that has a very tasty, slightly sweetish dense meat that vaguely resembles crab meat. And this is the case when it is incredibly tasty and very useful for the body.

17. Savoy Cabbage

savoy cabbage

Savoy cabbage was brought to our country by Europeans in the 17th century. This vegetable is consumed mainly fresh. Used in salads, soups, baked goods. In the Sushi Wok chain of stores, you can find healthy dishes cooked with cabbage. It is a valuable ingredient that has a positive effect on the body.

18. Salsify


A root that belongs to the dandelion family. Salsify is also known as the oyster plant because of its taste when cooked. The root is similar in appearance to a long, slender parsnip. with creamy white flesh and thick skin. In the same way, like many other roots, salsify can be boiled, washed, or used in soups and stews.

19. Sashimi


The Japanese dish sashimi is a piece of meat, fish, or seafood. The fillet is cut into small slices, which are eaten raw. A variety of sauces, spices, and additives are used for serving, such as wasabi, soy sauce, siso sheets, and daikon. 

20. Sapodilla

 Sapodilla Fruit

Sapodilla is a real salvation for those with a sweet tooth because its rich taste at the same time resembles ice cream with caramel, toffee, and boiled condensed milk. Finding an Asian exotic fruit on European counters is tricky. At the same time, it is not only tasty but also rich in healthy substances. The size of the fruit resembles a plum, and in appearance – a young potato or kiwi without lint, therefore the fruit is often called “Thai kiwi”.

The color of the peel is brown or light beige, in unripe fruits it is greenish. The pulp can be yellow or slightly pinkish. It is soft and juicy, with small grainy blotches and fibers, like a pear or persimmon.

21. Sandwich


Another one of the great foods that start with S. Sandwiches are a perfect snack or you can also have them I breakfast. It is basically some stuffing between two or three slices of bread. You can make it veg, non-veg. But I want cheese as a compulsory addition to my sandwich.

22. Samosa


Indian spicy vegetarian cuisine would be incomplete without crunchy triangle patties – a compromise in terms of health, but such mouth-watering “street” food! Samosa pies of the original form with vegetable filling, deep-fried. The national dish of Indian cuisine, vegetarian, spicy. Samosas satisfy hunger well and are a kind of fast food in India, sold everywhere on the streets and markets, on buses and trains. Spicy, hearty, and crunchy.

23. Salmon


It is impossible to list all the dishes that are cooked around the world from salmon fish. Salmon meat is eaten fresh (sometimes raw), salted, smoked, dried, boiled, fried, and canned. Many soups are made from any type of salmon- chowder, fish soup, hodgepodge, mashed soups.

24. Salmagundi

Despite its unusual name, it is an English dish. Moreover, there is no single recipe, because it is prepared everywhere in absolutely different ways. The ingredients may be different, but all the options have one thing in common. The fact that this is a kind of “crumb”, where there is always something protein (meat/fish/seafood), a bunch of vegetables (fresh or pickled), and a spicy dressing.

25. Star Apple Fruit

How to Eat Star Apple –

The fruit of a star apple, up to 10 cm in diameter, has a round or ovoid shape, with a shiny green or violet-brown skin and a juicy white pulp with a sweet taste (calories). The fruit contains up to eight shiny dark brown seeds located in gelatinous seed chambers, which form a characteristic star-shaped pattern on the cross-section of the fruit.

They are eaten fresh and also used to prepare juices and various desserts. The rind, which contains the bitter milky juice, is inedible, so usually, the fruit is cut in half and the pulp is selected with a spoon.

26. Sugar Apple

sugar apple

The other name of Sugar Apple is Cherimoya. When you cut the fruit, you will smell strawberry and pineapple combined with coconut and banana. The inside of the cherimoya looks very interesting: the white fragrant pulp is eaten, and the middle of the fruit is made up of hard black seeds, a dense core, and fibers.

27. Strawberry Guava

 strawberry guava

Strawberry Guavas are round 3-6 cm in diameter, with numerous seeds. Fruits with red skin are usually sweeter, with a pronounced strawberry flavor, translucent, and very juicy pulp. Fruits with yellow skin are slightly larger, with yellow pulp, with a lemon aroma. Their taste is softer compared to the common guava. People use them to make juice and jams.

28. Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitake mushrooms

Shiitake are woody mushrooms that grow on a tree. They have exquisite taste and healing properties. The color of the fungus ranges from yellow-brown to dark brown. Shiitake is considered a delicacy, it is appreciated for its specific pleasant taste and aroma.

29. Sweet Corn

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Sweet Corn is one of the most popular cereals in the world and is the staple food in many countries including the US, Africa, etc. Not only does it provide the necessary calories for the daily and proper functioning of the metabolism, but it is also a rich source of vitamins A, B, E as well as many minerals. 

Its high fiber content ensures from the beginning the important role it plays in the prevention of digestive diseases such as constipation and hemorrhoids, as well as colon cancer. The antioxidants found in corn also act as anti-cancer agents and act as a preventative in Alzheimer’s disease.

30. Squash


Squash is a pumpkin with a sweet taste is the ultimate autumn vegetable and its consumption benefits health on many levels.

Whether it is the flesh or its seeds, the pumpkin is a source of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. It is a delicious ingredient for pies, soups, drinks, and other recipes, while due to its antimicrobial action it is an ideal addition to beauty masks.


That’s it about the foods that start with S. I learned a lot of things while researching for the blog and I hope you all learned a little something too. Are you ready to add them to your diet? Because I am surely going to give some pleasure to my taste buds by including them in my meals. So this is the end of the blog and I hope you liked it.

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