Foods that Start with T

I am back with the list of foods that start with T. I Hope you guys have missed me enormously. *wink wink*

Let’s get to the point. I am going to tell you about the list I curated for you and it is about how much we are missing in our lives. I do not want to give you an existential crisis but it’s quite a lot. Before researching for this article, I couldn’t name a single food that starts with the alphabet T but now I can name a bunch of them with all the beneficial properties they encapsulate. 

Foods that Start with T

1. Tostada


Tostada is an interesting Spanish and Mexican dish. It is a delicious dish that can be served as an appetizer, side dish, main course or salad. I really like to serve tostada on a festive table, because this dish always looks appetizing and aesthetically pleasing.

2. Tortilla


In Mexico, tortilla is a thin flatbread made from wheat or corn flour. In Mexico, these tortillas are the basis for many dishes. Enchilada and burritos are tortilla rolls or buns with a variety of fillings. Unlike burritos, which are immediately served with a filling inside, for fajitas, the filling is served separately from the flatbread, and everyone at the table chooses what to wrap in it.

3. Torta


Torta is a Mexican-style sandwich. It’s like soft French bread, with a little hard outside called “Terella” or “Borillo”, with plenty of meat, fish, vegetables and cheese sandwiched between them! In Mexico, there are more torte stalls than tacos, so it is popular as a local food.

4. Tacos


Tacos, a national dish of Mexico, are easy to make and delicious, so I highly recommend them. They are also among the most common foods that start with T around the globe. It is minced meat wrapped in tortillas. This is the main ingredient.

5. Tandoori Chicken

Chicken tandoori

Tandor is a chicken baked in a tandoor kiln. A tandoor is a cylindrical kiln for baking chicken and naan (the store is made of ceramic). A tandoor that is made by sticking chicken on a skewer called seek and heating it to about 300 ° C. Put it in the kiln, cover it, and bake it. A dish that makes you want to praise yourself. 

6. Takoyaki


Takoyaki is actually an octopus in a ball of dough. To some extent, takoyaki is Japanese fast food. The peculiarity of these balls is that they are cooked in a special electric frying pan. Takoyaki in a special form with semicircular notches, which can be put on the oven. Put the finished takoyaki on a dish, pour over a very thick soy sauce, sprinkle with green onions and serve.

7. Tapenade


Tapenade is a thick paste made from chopped olives, anchovies and capers. Paste is served spread over cold or warm toast, as an aperitif, on a slice of bread, or as a sauce for chopped fresh vegetables.

8. Tenderloin


One of the most delicious and expensive meat dishes is Tenderloin steak, which is made from beef tenderloin. Tenderloin steak is surprisingly tender meat, but all its properties can be preserved only by properly cooking. When tasting the degree of doneness, never pierce the meat with a fork. Press lightly on it with your spatula and measure the firmness. 

9. Tomato


An interesting fact is that initially the tomatoes were yellow, then they were brought to Europe, and already there, after a couple of hundred years, they acquired the familiar red color. Today in the world there are about 10 thousand varieties that differ in size, shape and color.

10. Tuna


Tuna is delicious in any form, cold and hot, fried, baked, boiled, stewed, dried, smoked, canned. Tuna meat is added to salads and sauces, sandwiches and pizza, minced meat for rolls and sushi are made from it. It goes well with vegetables like cucumbers, tomatoes, celery, lettuce, Chinese cabbage, bell peppers.

11. Tangerine

Tangerine Oranges

Not many people know about this fruit. Compared to other citrus fruits, tangerine has a brighter scent, and its skin is easier to separate from the pulp. There are about two hundred varieties and hybrids of this fruit in the world, they differ in shape, weight, skin color, and taste. 

12. Tayberry


When ripe, fruits appear large in size with rich purple color, they have a pleasant aroma and sweet taste, a little like raspberries. The berries are quite large, the size of one fruit is about 5-10 grams.

13. Tart Cherry

tart cherry

Tart cherries are also known as dwarf or sour cherries. They can be dried, frozen, or juiced. Sugar is often added to tart cherry juice for sweetening. These little food sources help you recover from a tough workout. The benefits of tart cherry juice include reducing muscle damage and soreness after exercise.

14. Totapuri Mango

totapuri mango

The Totapuri mango is an important commercial mango variety widely grown in the southern states of India. This variety of mango is easily identifiable with its oblong shape and beak-tipped. The consistency of Totapuri mangoes makes them the best choice for juices. In addition, our high-quality processed mango pulp and puree concentrate are also used to make fillings for fruit bread, baby food, cakes, pastries, muffins, etc.

15. Turnip


Turnip has been known since ancient times; researchers consider it to be the homeland of the region of present-day Persia. Initially, the turnip was considered the food of the poor, but already in ancient Rome, a variety of turnip dishes were served at feasts of the aristocrats.

Cooking turnips is easy. Moreover, it is easy to prepare both steamed turnips (steamed) and fried, and even just raw, which is very good to add to fresh salads.

16. Turmeric

Turmeric roots

Turmeric is a plant of the ginger family, the rhizomes and stems of which contain a yellow dye. In India since 600s BC, turmeric was used to make curry powder. The spice is loved for its rich, bitter taste, the color it gives to dishes, and its healing properties. 

17. Tomatillo


Most often, this plant is called the Mexican tomato, because its homeland is Mexico. The flavor of the ripe Mexican physalis fruit varies from sweet to sour, very unusual, at the same time pungent, sharp and sweet, but overall quite pleasant, slightly reminiscent of the taste of a good tomato. The freshness and rich green color of the tomatillo peel is an indicator of the quality and maturity of the fruit. 

Ripe fruit should be firm, and most often have a bright green color, since this color and slightly bitter aftertaste are its main culinary advantages.

18. Toast


The toast is a perfect thing to snack on. They are baked breads with a spread of your choice. I like peanut butter toast as it is healthy and tasty. You can simply add butter and eat it along with you coffee.

19. Terap


The other name of Terap is Durian. The name of the aphrodisiac fruit comes from the name of the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite. And for good reason: these sweet fruits heighten feelings and give inspiration. There is an assumption that durian has a particularly positive effect on the human body, rejuvenating it. It tastes like melted ice cream in a waffle cup, uncooked condensed milk, candy, or barberry. If the slices are thick, in consistency, then the fruit will be very sweet, and if they are thinner, then sweet and sour.

20. Tatsoi


Compared to mitsuna, tatsoi leaves are rounded, denser, darker and crunchy, without jagged edges. Ta-tsoi also does not form a head of cabbage, its leaves form a loose, raised rosette up to 20 cm high and up to 40 cm in diameter, weighing 1.5-2 kg. The first greens can be removed after 15 days, provided that there are about 10 leaves.

The use of tatsoi in cooking is similar to the use of close relatives: vegetable salads, side dishes, stews, you can add tatsoi to soup, marinade, stew, boil, fry, use in making sandwiches. Leaves of this cabbage will add a pleasant spicy flavor to any dish.

21. Tigernut

Tiger Nuts

The plant is very ancient, it was cultivated in Ancient Egypt. Subsequently, the tiger nut was brought to Spain by the Arabs in the Middle Ages. Today in Valencia it is cultivated on an industrial scale, as well as throughout the Mediterranean and African countries. 

It has a high nutritional value and a very pleasant taste. In Spain, it is used to prepare a sweet soft drink called horchata. Roasted and ground tubers are used as substitutes for coffee. The oil of this nut is close to olive in its composition. It is often used for making confectionery and as table oil. Also, the nut is used in the manufacture of soap.

22. Tamarillo


Tamarillo is an exotic fruit that looks like a tomato, so people have long called the plant a tomato tree. Tamarillo grows in Brazil, Colombia, and Argentina, Venezuela, Haiti, Guatemala, the mountains of Costa Rica, Hawaii, Java, and New Zealand.

There are red, orange, and yellow colors, depending on the species. There are also purple-skinned fruits. The skin is smooth, thin, and bitter, the flesh is dark orange or light brown, with small black or red seeds. Tamarillo fruit pulp combines a sour, sweet, and salty taste.

23. Tabbouleh


A dish of Levantine cuisine. Tabbouleh salad includes the traditions of the Eastern Middle Ages. It is a shredded wheat salad with onion, tomatoes, cucumber, chopped parsley, and then season it with salt to taste and pepper.

24. Taleggio


A semi-soft Italian cheese with a pink mold on the crust, which is named after the Taleggio area. The cheese has a thin crust and strong aroma, and its taste is comparatively delicate with an unusually fruity flavor. The cheese can be eaten grated in salads such as radicchio or arugula, and with spices and tomatoes on bruschetta.

25. Tempura

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Tempura is a Japanese batter that has a particularly thin and crispy crust. Anything can act as a basis- rolls, shrimps, chicken. Or vegetables, which in this form can be served both as a snack and as a side dish.

26. Terrine


Terrine is a very tasty dish, not quite ordinary, but quite simple to prepare. It is a cross between pate, roll, and casserole. When serving, the terrine is cut into thin slices and can be eaten both hot and cold. The ingredients for its preparation are ground into minced meat through a coarse mesh or simply cut into slices.

27. Tetrazzini

The dish is named after the Italian opera star Luisa Tetrazzini. It is prepared with turkey or chicken, seafood, and mushrooms. Usually served with spaghetti. 

28. Trout


Trout is widely used in dietary nutrition. It is preferable to use not frozen, but fresh or chilled trout. Trout dishes are found in many cuisines around the world. It is usually baked, fried, salted. This fish is quite fatty, so it is especially tasty when grilled. Lemon, ginger, and various greens go well with trout.

29. Turkey


Turkey meat has become widespread in cooking. It is very tender and not at all greasy, so cooking a turkey does not require any special culinary skills. A large number of dishes are prepared from turkey meat: it is boiled, fried, baked, stewed, and added to various salads. Turkey breasts are stuffed with mushrooms, vegetables, fruits, or nuts. Christmas turkey is well known in many European countries; it is stuffed and baked in the oven as a whole.

30. Tofu


In general, the production of tofu is similar to the process of making cheese from milk, which is why tofu is sometimes called soy cheese or cottage cheese. Tofu is consumed in a wide variety of forms. It is tasteless, allowing it to be used with a variety of sauces, spices, and seasonings for almost any cooking method.

31. Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki

Japanese sauce-seasoning Teriyaki is prepared on the basis of soy sauce with the addition of pineapple, fresh ginger, garlic, and other spices. Meat, seafood, vegetables, and even fruits are marinated in this sauce, then fried on wire racks and served in the same sauce.


That’s the end of foods that start with T. I hope you enjoyed it and learned a lot of new stuff. Include them in your meals and stay healthy. We are always happy to help you by providing you with the right information. Goodbye and take care.

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