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Food starting with H

Food that starts with H

Food and drinks, from complete dishes to flavorings and beyond.
Photo of a haggis

His forHaggis

Haggis is a traditional Scottish pudding. It is made from minced sheep's heart, liver and lungs, mixed with diced onion, oatmeal, fat and spices. The whole lot is put into a sheep's stomach and simmered for around three hours. It tastes a lot better than it sounds.
A hake dish.

His forHake

Hake is a fish that is similar in taste and texture to cod.

His forHam

Ham is a type of preserved pig meat. In Italy it is called prosciutto. Ham is usually sold sliced, for people to use in sandwiches. At Christmas you can often buy ham on the bone to slice up yourself for Christmas dinner. Ham and pineapple pizza is a very common food with ham in it.
A hamburger is a type of sandwich made on a thick, round bread bun. The main ingredient of a hamburger is usually a meat patty, with cheese, lettuce, tomato and sometimes fried eggs.

His forHazelnut

Scientific name: corylus avellana
Hazelnuts are the nut of the hazel tree, and are very commonly used as an ingredient in chocolates, cakes and cookies (biscuits). Most hazelnuts are grown in Turkey. Hazelnuts can also be eaten raw or roasted.

His forHoney

Honey is something bees make from the nectar of flowers. Bees store the honey in their hives for when there is less nectar around, such as winter time. Honey is thick, golden and sticky and is delicious on toast, crumpets and scones. You can also use honey to sweeten tea or use it to cook cakes and cookies.
Photo of a honeydew melon

His forHoneydew

Scientific name: cucumis melo
Honeydew is a sweet melon with a smooth skin and green flesh.
Hot cross buns are sweet buns that are usually made with raisins or other dried fruit. They are marked with a cross on top, and are traditionally eaten on Good Friday at Easter time.
Photo of a hotdog

His forHot dog

A hot dog is a type of food made from a sausage inside a bread roll. You can add other things to a hot dog, like tomato ketchup, onions, mustard, cheese or anything else you think might taste good.

His forHummus

Hummus is made from cooked, mashed chickpeas, olive oil, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic, all mixed together into a smooth paste. Hummus can be used as a dip or a spread, and is often used in middle-eastern cooking.