Food & Drinks in Italian

Food & Drinks in Italian 2017-07-03T14:27:01+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 Italian“.

Food & Drinks in Italian

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Basic Food & Spices

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
bread
pane
roll [Sg]
panino
rolls [Pl]
panini
butter
burro
cheese
formaggio
honey
miele
jam [Sg]
marmellata
jams [Pl]
marmellate
egg [Sg]
uovo
eggs [Pl]
uova
noodles
pasta
spaghetti

rice
riso
yoghurt [Sg]
yogurt
yoghurts [Pl]
yogurt
sugar
zucchero
salt
sale
pepper
pepe
spice [Sg]
spezia
spices [Pl]
spezie
oil
olio

Basic Words & Phrases

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) eat
mangiare
food
cibo
(to) drink
bere
drink [Sg]
bevanda
bevuta

drinks [Pl]
bevande
bevute

hungry
affamato
hunger
fame
thirsty
assetato
thirst
sete
(to) cook
cucinare
(to) taste
assaggiare
tasty
saporito
delicious
delizioso
Bon appetit! / Enjoy your meal!
buon appetito!
Cheers! / To your health!
salute!
breakfast
colazione
lunch
pranzo
dinner
cena
restaurant [Sg]
ristorante
restaurants [Pl]
ristoranti
bar [Sg]
bar
bars [Pl]
bar
café
bar

Dishes

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
soup [Sg]
zuppa
soups [Pl]
zuppe
salad [Sg]
insalata
salads [Pl]
insalate
french fries / chips
patatina fritta

Dishes & Cutlery

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
cutlery
posate
fork
forchetta
spoon
cucchiaio
knife
coltello
plate
piatto
glass
bicchiere
cup
tazza
mug
tazza

Drinks

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
water
acqua
mineral water
acqua naturale
soda water / sparkling water
acqua gassata
still water
(acqua) liscia
juice [Sg]
succo
juices [Pl]
succhi
beer
birra
wine
vino
champagne
champagne
spumante

cocktail
cocktail
milk
latte
cocoa
cacao
coffee
caffè
tea

Flavors

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
sweet
dolce
sour
aspro
spicy
piccante
salty
salato
bitter
amaro

Fruit & Vegetables

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
fruit
frutto
vegetables
verdura
apple [Sg]
mela
apples [Pl]
mele
orange [Sg]
arancia
oranges [Pl]
arance
strawberry [Sg]
fragola
strawberries [Pl]
fragole
banana [Sg]
banana
bananas [Pl]
banane
potato [Sg]
patata
potatoes [Pl]
patate
cucumber [Sg]
cetriolo
cucumbers [Pl]
cetrioli

Meat & Sausages

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
meat
carne
sausage [Sg]
salsiccia
sausages [Pl]
salsiccie
small sausage [Sg]
salsicciotto
small sausages [Pl]
salsicciotti
ham
prosciutto
chicken
pollo
fish
pesce
beef
manzo
lamb
agnello

Sweets

EnglishItalianPronunciation
(Audio)
chocolate
cioccolato
cioccolata

pie [Sg]
torta
pies [Pl]
torte
cake [Sg]
torta
cakes [Pl]
torte
biscuit [Sg]
biscotto
biscuits [Pl]
biscotti
icecream
gelato

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