Alphabetical list of foods.
Food and drinks, from complete dishes to flavorings and beyond.
Dill is a feathery herb that can grow up to a metre tall. It can be grown easily from seed in spring and summer. It grows so easily from seed that once you have a dill plant go to seed once you will have dill everywhere!
Dill can be used in lots of different types of cooking but goes best with fish and potatoes. The fresh leaves are usually used, cut up finely and sprinkled over food.
A dip can be one of many things. As a verb, you dip something by lowering it briefly into a liquid, for example the person in the picture is dipping some bread. The semi-liquid food he is dipping the bread into is also called a dip. Dips are very tasty, can be made from virtually anything, and are usually served with some kind of bread. Many dips are made with a yoghurt base.
A dip is also a shallow dent or depression in the ground, often seen where a drain crosses a road.
You dissolve a solid in a liquid by mixing the solid around until it seems to disappear. Once the solid is completely dissolved, the resulting solution behaves exactly like a liquid. Solids won't dissolve in any liquid, they must be soluble in them. For example, table salt is soluble in water but not in oil.
Solids that do not dissolve in a liquid but are mixed into a liquid can be removed with a filter. Filtering is an effective way to remove very fine particles of dirt from water.
A donut, also spelt doughnut, is a sweet, fried batter-based food. Donuts are traditionally cooked as a ring shape with a hole in the middle.
Donuts can be served in many flavours, with the traditional flavour being sugarspice or cinnamon donuts, which are dipped in a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. Donuts can also be sugar glazed, iced with chocolate, iced with ordinary icing, and iced donuts can have sprinkles stuck to the icing too.