Food & Drinks in Dutch

Food & Drinks in Dutch 2017-11-27T08:20:19+00:00

Food and drinks are a recurring talking point, not only while eating out on vacation. So let’s learn the most common words and phrases related to this topic.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Dutch“.

Food & Drinks in Dutch

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Basic Food & Spices

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
bread [Sg]
brood
breads [Pl]
broden
roll [Sg]
rol
rolls [Pl]
rollen
butter
boter
cheese
kaas
honey
honing
jam [Sg]
jam
jams [Pl]
jams
egg [Sg]
ei
eggs [Pl]
eieren
noodles
noedels
rice
rijst
yoghurt [Sg]
yoghurt
yoghurts [Pl]
yoghurts
sugar
suiker
salt
zout
pepper
peper
spice [Sg]
kruid
spices [Pl]
kruiden
oil
olie

Basic Words & Phrases

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) eat
eten
food
voedsel
(to) drink
drinken
drink [Sg]
drankje
drinks [Pl]
drankjes
hungry
(hebben) honger
hongerig

hunger
honger
thirsty
(hebben) dorst
dorstig

thirst
dorst
(to) cook
koken
(to) taste
proeven
tasty
smakelijk
delicious
heerlijk
Bon appetit! / Enjoy your meal!
Eet smakelijk!
Cheers! / To your health!
Proost!
breakfast
ontbijt
lunch
lunch
dinner
avondeten
restaurant [Sg]
restaurant
restaurants [Pl]
restaurants
bar [Sg]
bar
bars [Pl]
bars
café
café

Dishes

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
soup [Sg]
soep
soups [Pl]
soepen
salad [Sg]
salade
salads [Pl]
salades
french fries / chips
friet

Dishes & Cutlery

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
cutlery
bestek
fork
vork
spoon
lepel
knife
mes
plate
bord
glass
glas
cup
kop
mug
mok

Drinks

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
water
water
mineral water
mineraal water
soda water / sparkling water
koolzuurhoudend water
still water
koolzuurvrij water
juice [Sg]
sap
juices [Pl]
sappen
beer
bier
wine
wijn
champagne
champagne
cocktail
cocktail
milk
melk
cocoa
cacao
coffee
koffie
tea
thee

Flavors

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
sweet
zoet
sour
zuur
spicy
gekruid
salty
zout
bitter
bitter

Fruit & Vegetables

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
fruit
fruit
vegetables
groenten
apple [Sg]
appel
apples [Pl]
appels
orange [Sg]
sinaasappel
oranges [Pl]
sinaasappels
strawberry [Sg]
aardbei
strawberries [Pl]
aardbeien
banana [Sg]
banaan
bananas [Pl]
bananen
potato [Sg]
aardappel
potatoes [Pl]
aardappelen
cucumber [Sg]
komkommer
cucumbers [Pl]
komkommers

Meat & Sausages

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
meat
vlees
sausage [Sg]
worst
sausages [Pl]
worsten
small sausage [Sg]
worstje
small sausages [Pl]
worstjes
ham
ham
chicken
kip
fish
vis
beef
rundvlees
lamb
lam

Sweets

EnglishDutchPronunciation
(Audio)
chocolate
chocolade
pie [Sg]
taart
pies [Pl]
taarten
cake [Sg]
cake
cakes [Pl]
cakes
biscuit [Sg]
koekje
biscuits [Pl]
koekjes
icecream
ijsje

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