Type
Crossword
Description

cloves cloves
star anise star anise
soy sauce soy sauce
dragon fruit dragon fruit
rice noodles rice noodles
tofu tofu
spring onions spring onions
pak choi pak choi
water chestnuts water chestnuts
bamboo shoots bamboo shoots
mung beans mung beans
root ginger root ginger
garlic garlic
lychee lychee
chinese five spice chinese five spice
snow peas snow peas

ASIAN FOOD HABITS Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

BEEF
BLACK BEAN SAUCE
CABBAGE
CHICKEN
CHILLIES
CURRY
CURRY POWDER
DIM SUM
FISH
FORTUNE COOKIES
FRIED RICE
GARLIC
GINGER
HONEY CHICKEN
MOGOLIAN LAMB
NOODLES
OYSTER SAUCE
PRAWN CHIPS
PRAWNS
RICE
SATAY
SESAME OIL
SHALLOTS
SOY SAUCE
SPICES
SPRING ROLLS
STIR FRY
SUISHI
TURMERIC
WOK

Soups Around The World Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Dairy based soup Cream
Traditionally prepared with shellfish Bisques
Originally meat juices and now are thick purees Coulis
A thick soup in which meat and vegetables are boiled with water to form a thick mush. Porridge
A cold beet soup Borscht
Fish soup from France Bouillabaisse
Chunky soup served in Ukraine area made with sauerkraut and meat Kapusniak
A Caribbean chowder made with taro leaves usually with port or crab added for flavor Callaloo
A comfort soup made with chicken, stock and egg noodles Chicken noodle
Soup from China that has beaten eggs poured into swirling boiling water or broth Egg drop
Rich broth with onions and beef topped with croutons and gruyere cheese French onion
Hungarian soup made with beef, pork, paprika, peppers, tomato, potatoes and onions Goulash
Jewish soup served on Passover with dumplings in chicken broth, and sliced carrots Matzah
An irish stew Mulligan
fermented rice Japanese soup made with tofu and seaweed Miso soup
Italian vegetable soup with noodles Minestrone
Indian soup with meat, vegetables, spices in an Indian sauce Mulligatawny
Dried Japanese noodles in a variety of broths and toppings Ramen
Thick pea soup eaten in Hollands winter and served with pork Snert
Soup served in Sweden with dried fruits for dessert Swedish fruit soup
A cold creamy potato, leek soup served with chives Vichyssoise

Foods of South America, Latin America & The Caribbean Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A starchy root vegetable Cassava
A sauce, some can be chunky with tomatoes, onions, garlic and spices Salsa
A turnover filled with meat, vegetables, fruit or all 3. Empanada
A spicy sausage, often used to flavor many stews. Chorizo
An appetizer of raw fish marinated in citrus juice until firm and opaque. Fish is drained and served with chilies, tomatoes and onions. Ceviche
Soup features meat, sometimes peanuts and squash, toasted cassava, cornmeal and potatoes. Sopa
Beans, refritos/pintos. A very versatile ingredient Frijoles
Harina, a coarse- grained corn flour used to make tortillas, flatbread & a part of meals. Masa
Thick blend of chilies, ground pumpkin, sesame seeds, onion, garlic, chocolate and spices Mole
Blend of chilies, onion, garlic, allspice and other herbs to seasoned meat, poultry and fish. Jerk

Multicultural Foods Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

corriander
kaffir lime leaf
coconut cream
soy sauce
garlic
green beans
lemon grass
rice
green chicken curry
thailand
chicken
basil
spaghetti
meatballs
pasta
Italy

Culinary Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Italian short grain rain, very starchy; used to make risotto. Aborio
Food items on a menu, priced and served separately. alacarte
A spice that produces a licorice like flavour. Anise
French “garlic mayonnaise” made of oil and garlic and sometimes egg. aioli
A thick, rich creamy French Soup. Contains fish or vegetables. bisque
A French pastry bread; Large, light and very rich. High in butter and egg content. Brioche
A Spanish dish consisting of raw seafood and lime juice. Usually accompanied with corn and avocado. ceviche
Italian pastries from Sicily; tube made of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet ricotta filling. cannoli
An Italian dish consisting of thin slices of raw beef dressed with olive oil and parmesan cheese. Usually served as an appetizer. carpaccio
Salted and cured fish eggs. Can represent culinary and economic status. caviar
Prepared and cured meats. Served on a board accompanied with cheeses, purees, pickled condiments, and baguettes. Charcuterie
A French savory sauce, made of thickened cream, has a sharp tangy flavour and a rich texture. cremefraiche
Unit of measurement for temperature, 0 is the freezing point and 100 in the Boiling point. celsius
A traditional American breakfast dish, consisting of two English muffin halves, topped with Canadian bacon, a poached egg, and hollandaise sauce. eggsbenedict
A unit of measure for temperature where 32 is the freezing point and 212 is the boiling point. Fahrenheit
A middle eastern deep-fried ball, made of chickpeas, fava beans or both. falafel
French for “fat liver”. Made from the liver of duck or goose. Commonly made into parfait form. foiegras
Italian version of an omelet. Ingredients are mixed in with eggs rather than folded in. frittata
A cold spicy Spanish style vegetable soup. gazpacho
Thick, small, soft dumplings made from semolina, egg, and potato. A replacement for pasta in Italian cuisine. gnocci
A Hungarian style stew containing meat, vegetables and paprika and other spices. goulash
A mixture of chopped parsley, garlic, lemon zest and anchovy. Used as a garnish in many Milanese dishes. gremolata
A thick middle eastern sauce made from chickpeas, seasoned with garlic, lemon and olive oil. Served as a dip with pita bread. hummus
Culinary knife cut in which the food is cut into long thin strips. julienne
A Turkish skewer, made with meat, fish or vegetables. kebab
A side dish in Korean cuisine, made of salted and fermented cabbage. kimchee
An Indian dish made of meat or vegetables, braised in yogurt and spices, producing a thick sauce. korma
A young sheep, between 5 and 12 months of age. Has a lean and distinctive flavour, consisting of 5 main cuts. lamb
A cube of pork fat, used to flavour savory foods and salads. lardons
An edible seaweed, has a high salt content. Used to make laverbread. Laver
A small, flat, and fast cooking legume. Commonly used in soups and stews. lentil
Italian for barley, used to make rice-like pasta. orzo
“Italian Bacon” Italian cured meat made from the belly of a pig. pancetta
A long white root vegetable, tastes similar to a carrot and cooked in the same way. parsnip
French; a mixture of cooked ground meat and fat minced into a spreadable paste. Common additions include vegetables, herbs, spices, and either wine or brandy. Pate
Italian basil sauce, originally made with pine nuts, garlic and olive oil. Served on pasta. pesto
cooked food, usually vegetables or legumes, that has been ground, pressed, blended or sieved to the consistency of a creamy paste or liquid. puree
A semi-hard cow’s milk swiss cheese, most commonly used for melting. raclette
Italian pasta pillows filled with cheese, meat, vegetables or other fillings. ravioli
A classic northern Italy dish. Arborio rice cooked with stock until thickened. Vegetables, meat, seafood, cheese and many other ingredients are added. risotto
A French mixture of flour and fat, cooked slowly. Used to thicken sauces. roux
A spice from the flower of Crocus. Little threads used as a seasoning and add colour to food. saffron
A species of saltwater clams. Has a buttery texture, and is commonly pan seared. scallop
A bulb related to onion and garlic. Has a mild onion flavour. Also called scallions” shallot
Originated in Spain. An assortment of hors d’oeuvres or cocktail snacks tapas
Flavoured brother from meats, fish, and vegetables; the base for sauce and soups. stock
A Japanese dish of raw fish wrapped around cold rice. Can be help together by a seaweed wrapper. sushi
An Italian dessert consisting of sponge cake, soaked in espresso, and layers with sweetened mascarpone cheese. tiramisu
A bland food made from soybeans, high in protein, and common in vegetarian dishes. tofu
The edible stomach lining of beef, pork or sheep. Most common: beef tripe
An expensive fungi, famous in Italian and French cuisine, known for their flavour and aroma. truffle
Thick Japanese wheat-flour noodles. Often found in soups. udon
Also know as “Japanese green horseradish” powder. Has a pungent taste and a spicy finish. wasabi
A round bottomed pan, used in Asian cooking. wok
Made by mixing an oil with something acidic such as vinegar or lemon juice. The mixture can be seasoned with salt, herbs and/or spices. It is used most commonly as a salad dressing. Vinaigrette
Italian word meaning “soup”. zuppa
A British dessert made with wine or liqueur soaked sponge cake, layered with fruit and whipped cream. trifle
A frozen dessert made from sweetened water with flavouring. sorbet
A savory, pastry crust with filling made of eggs, milk or cream, and/or cheese, meat and vegetables. quiche
A French term for a well seasoned stew, made from meat fish or vegetables. ragout
“In the manner of the gardeners wife”. Jardiniereala
A French dish of de-boned stuffed meat, poached and served cold, coated with aspic. galantine
A spice mixture in Asian and Arabic cuisine: star anise, cloves, cinnamon, pepper, fennel seed. fivespice
A Swiss condiment of melted cheese, served in a pot over a heat source. fondue
An Italian flat oven-baked bread, topped with herbs and seasoned with olive oil. focaccia
This 3 grape Italian blend pairs well with horse tartare ripasso

Potatoes, Legumes, Grains Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the most important non-cereal crop in the world potatoes
What is often served on New Year's Day and is said to bring good luck? Black Eyed Peas
Which seed is used to make oil and tahini paste or added to baked goods Sesame seed
An aromatic (nutty) rice with a delicate texture basmati
Made from durum wheat and used to make couscous and many types of pasta, pale yellow color semolina
This bean is popular in Oriental cuisine, used to make sauces, pastes, and more Soy
A type of corn used to make tortillas and other Mexican dishes. Masa
A type of corn used in succotash Hominy
A small blue-black seed often used as a filling in baked goods Poppy
Seeds from pod-producing plants legumes
Main ingredient in hummus Garbanzo Bean
Often roasted over an open fire Chestnuts
A bean popular in many Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cultures Fava
A potato originating in Asia, often mistaken for Sweet Potatoes Yam
Most commonly used potato in the US. Good for use in many cooking techniques. Russet
High-starch, low moisture potatoes swell and ____________ when they cook separate
Improper storage of potatoes can cause ____________________ growth and damage a shipment bacterial
Exposure to what causes green coloring in potatoes Sunlight

Herbs and Spices Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Angelica
Basil
Berbere
Cardamon
Cayenne
Cilantro
Dill
Epazote
Fenugreek
Ginger
Horseradish
Jasmine
Juniper Berry
Kaffir Lime
Lavender
Marjoram
Nutmeg
Oregano
Paprikaa
Parsley
Rosemary
Saffron
Sassafras
Star anise
Tarragon
Thyme
Watercress

Food Groups Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

calcium
vitamin D
brown rice
low fat milk
skim milk
beans
tofu
soy
nuts and seeds
leafy vegetables
nutrients
whole wheat flour
energy
healthy oils
dairy
protein
vegetables
whole grains
fruits

Foods Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It's used to make Guacamole Avocado
A green variety of smooth-skinned summer squash. Zucchini
thin strips of salted and smoked meat from the sides and the back of a pig Bacon
A hot drink made from the roasted and ground bean-like seeds of a tropical shrub. Coffee
A small lump of dough that is boiled or steamed Dumpling
A food that is made from cacao beans and that is eaten as candy or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods Chocolate
A very thin flat piece of dough that is wrapped around a mixture of chopped vegetables and often meat and then usually fried Egg roll
A dish that people prepare for themselves at the table by putting small pieces of food (such as bread, meat, or fruit) in a hot liquid (such as melted and flavored cheese or melted chocolate) Fondue
the strongly flavored root of a tropical plant that is used in cooking Ginger
a thick, sweet substance made by bees Honey
a small green pepper that is very hot and is used especially in Mexican cooking Jalapeño
A small fruit that has green flesh, black seeds, and brown, hairy skin Kiwi
An ocean animal that has a long body, a hard shell, and a pair of large claws and that is caught for food Lobster
A thoroughly shaken or blended drink made of milk, a flavoring syrup, and often ice cream Milkshake
:a thin, flat, round cake that is made by cooking batter on both sides in a frying pan or on a hot surface (called a griddle) Pancake
: pasta in the shape of long, thin strings Spaghetti
: an alcoholic drink made from the juice of grapes Wine
: a slightly acidic semisolid food that is often flavored and sweetened and is made of milk that has been soured by the addition of bacteria Yogurt
: a food made from flat, usually round bread that is topped with usually tomato sauce and cheese and often with meat or vegetables Pizza
: a Japanese dish of cold cooked rice shaped in small cakes and topped or wrapped with other ingredients (such as pieces of raw fish) Sushi
: a soup made of beef or chicken broth and rice noodles Pho
a Chinese food made of dough that is filled with meat or vegetables and often served boiled in soup Wonton
: a mixture of oats and other ingredients (such as brown sugar, raisins, coconut, or nuts) that is eaten especially for breakfast or as a snack Granola
a piece of sweet fried dough that is often shaped like a ring Doughnut
: a soft, juicy red fruit that grows on a low plant with white flowers Strawberry
: a tropical plant with a thick root that can be boiled and eaten Taro
: a juicy tropical fruit that has firm yellow and red skin and a hard seed at its center Mango
a vegetable pickle seasoned with garlic, red pepper, and ginger that is the national dish of Korea Kimchi
: a Spanish and Mexican pastry resembling a doughnut or cruller and made from deep-fried unsweetened dough and sprinkled with sugar Churros
a Vietnamese snack consisting of a baguette (traditionally baked with both rice and wheat flour) filled with a variety of ingredients, typically including meat, pickled vegetables, and chili peppers. Banh mi

Spanish foods/drink Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

apple
bread
breakfast
cereal
cheese
delicious
dinner
drink
eat
eggs
food
fruit
grapes
love
lunch
meal
milk
onions
orange
peas
potatoes
rice
salad
steak
tea
water