Food & Drinks in French

Food & Drinks in French 2017-07-03T14:26:56+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 French“.

Food & Drinks in French

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Basic Food & Spices

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
bread [Sg]
(le) pain
breads [Pl]
(les) pains
roll [Sg]
(le) pain
rolls [Pl]
(les) pains
butter
(le) beurre
cheese
(le) fromage
honey
(le) miel
jam [Sg]
(la) confiture
jams [Pl]
(les) confitures
egg [Sg]
(l') œuf
eggs [Pl]
(les) œufs
noodles
(les) nouilles
rice
(le) riz
yoghurt [Sg]
(le) yaourt
yoghurts [Pl]
(les) yaourts
sugar
(le) sucre
salt
(le) sel
pepper
(le) poivre
spice [Sg]
(l') épice
spices [Pl]
(les) épices
oil
(l') huile

Basic Words & Phrases

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) eat
manger
food
(la) nourriture
(to) drink
boire
drink [Sg]
(la) boisson
drinks [Pl]
(les) boissons
hungry
affamé
hunger
(la) faim
thirsty
assoiffé
thirst
(la) soif
(to) cook
cuisiner
(to) taste
goûter
tasty
bon
delicious
délicieux
Bon appetit! / Enjoy your meal!
Bon appétit!
Cheers! / To your health!
Santé!
breakfast
(le) petit-déjeuner
lunch
(le) déjeuner
dinner
(le) dîner
restaurant [Sg]
(le) restaurant
restaurants [Pl]
(les) restaurants
bar [Sg]
(le) bar
bars [Pl]
(les) bars
café
(le) café

Dishes

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
soup [Sg]
(la) soupe
soups [Pl]
(les) soupes
salad [Sg]
(la) salade
salads [Pl]
(les) salades
french fries / chips
(les) frites

Dishes & Cutlery

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
cutlery
(les) couverts
fork
(la) fourchette
spoon
(la) cuillère
knife
(le) couteau
plate
(l') assiette
glass
(le) verre
cup
(la) tasse
mug
(la) tasse

Drinks

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
water
(l') eau
mineral water
(l') eau minérale
soda water / sparkling water
(l') eau gazeuse
still water
(l') eau plate
juice [Sg]
(le) jus
juices [Pl]
(les) jus
beer
(la) bière
wine
(le) vin
champagne
(le) champagne
cocktail
(le) cocktail
milk
(le) lait
cocoa
(le) cacao
coffee
(le) café
tea
(le) thé

Flavors

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
sweet
sucré
sour
aigre
spicy
épicé
salty
salé
bitter
amer

Fruit & Vegetables

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
fruit
(les) fruits
vegetables
(les) légumes
apple [Sg]
(la) pomme
apples [Pl]
(les) pommes
orange [Sg]
(l') orange
oranges [Pl]
(les) oranges
strawberry [Sg]
(la) fraise
strawberries [Pl]
(les) fraises
banana [Sg]
(la) banane
bananas [Pl]
(les) bananes
potato [Sg]
(la) pomme de terre
potatoes [Pl]
(les) pommes de terre
cucumber [Sg]
(le) concombre
cucumbers [Pl]
(les) concombres

Meat & Sausages

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
meat
(la) viande
sausage [Sg]
(la) saucisse
sausages [Pl]
(les) saucisses
small sausage [Sg]
(la) petite saucisse
small sausages [Pl]
(les) petites saucisses
ham
(le) jambon
chicken
(le) poulet
fish
(le) poisson
beef
(le) bœuf
lamb
(l') agneau

Sweets

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
chocolate
(le) chocolat
pie [Sg]
(la) tarte
pies [Pl]
(les) tartes
cake [Sg]
(le) gâteau
cakes [Pl]
(les) gâteaux
biscuit [Sg]
(le) biscuit
biscuits [Pl]
(les) biscuits
icecream
(la) glace

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