Mouth-watering. Perhaps you meant “viscous” which means having resistance to flow (think maple syrup) as opposed to “vicious” which means evil, immoral, malicious and spiteful which, come to think of it, could describe a particularly bad meal! Granulated Crumbly: The texture of a food with a loose structure that falls apart into small pieces or crumbs. Ok , here’s a list of what you could add: Good Get! Brackish Fudgy Julienne I’ve been looking at words for a new restaurant design business. By: kathytemean on April 3, 2012 at 12:18 am. Lean. Thanks for sending these in for the list. You are right. Do you describe the food in your stories? Hearty Learning new ways to describe food can help you find the perfect culinary terms. Filled Bland Buttercream Chilled. Acrid Scorched Jiggly Maybe you can enlighten me with the meaning and use it in a sentence, so I will understand. Cars & Vehicles. Loren makes a delicious and moist chocolate cake. Glossy How about nidor, proteinous, citric, lukewarm, cold, prepared, seasonal, expensive, exotic, cultural, thin, and cheap. aste dour food. Heat Viscous Moist describes foods that are slightly wet and soft. POSITIVE WORDS. Spoiled By: Kathy Temean on March 19, 2014 at 7:44 pm, Kathy, Thanks for the comment. Comfort Food Now I add to it with suggestions and when I hear something new. By: Fizet50 @gmail.com on May 28, 2015 at 5:57 pm. Thank you for this great list of Food words! Awesome bruised excellent fantastic great incredible perfect indescribable wonderful!!! Orgasmically-delicious Fibrous Nice job, and thank you very much! Diluted To bear a striking resemblance to somebody :to look very similar Example: Everyone often says th… love them all, By: franky on December 18, 2015 at 5:07 am. Dehyrated This is amazing! Describing the extent to which food is cooked and the temperature at which it is served can be important to help accurately describe it. Describing a food by painting vivid word pictures brings everyday foods to life. Homogenized on September 6, 2014 at 7:49 am. Sweet. Almond flavored Reduced By: Erin on February 12, 2015 at 2:45 pm, How about treacly? Morsel Saporous I think things are correct now. PRACTICE. Fatty Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I can’t believe I missed that. Free shipping for orders over $50. Luscious Sugary If I may contribute. Mushy I’ve never heard that word used to describe food. May I suggest: Astringent, Macerated, Rustic, Steeped, Warming, By: Neha N R on July 17, 2018 at 7:51 am, By: Miha on September 12, 2018 at 2:42 pm. Melting Airy Use the below list to find different terms pertaining to food. really helped with my work..don’t know what I would do without it. Divine. Hors d’oeuvre By: Kathy Temean on April 30, 2013 at 12:26 pm. Blended Anything cheesy is good! Search. not came about in advance! Eatable Zestful Sure! Here is the list of adjectives to describe food in English: Acid. These adjectives are merely meant as suggestions, and the best thing is if they can come up with suggestions of their own. Devein is what you do with Shrimp, so I did not change that. Reply. Warm 4. Tender. Crispy: A light texture with a slight crunch. I’ll bookmark your site and take the feeds additionally? It’s great to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same great site! This is really useful coz I need to use descriptive word for my evaluations as I do GCSE food technology. Aroma Penetrating Food Adjectives! Sliced. If I think of any more, I will, too. Sunnyside up By: Angel on November 3, 2012 at 10:53 pm. Wilted Saturated Golden Grilled. Crystalized Thanks for sending in yours. Drenched thank you Kathy. By: Kathy Temean on September 3, 2012 at 12:56 am, By: Huma on September 18, 2012 at 12:45 am. Feel free to use this list to expand your vocabulary and be more descriptive! List of positive words that can be used to describe taste or food. Good one! Words for General Food. Sparkling Pasty Thanks for helping to list more words. Light Your site is amazing! Dull Lucky me I found your web site accidentally, and I am shocked why this coincidence did Good one. Learning these adjectives to describe food help improve your vocabulary Foie gras Dried out By: Faith on February 25, 2013 at 6:28 pm, By: Kathy Temean on February 25, 2013 at 6:50 pm. Flaming. Would “spiffy” be acceptable for a food item? Zest I’m happy to find a lot of helpful information right Oniony Oily Dripping Battered A food can be described as cold and rubbery or rich, flaky, and savory. I added it along with soggy. Thank you for taking the time to compile. A la carte Is it possible to describe everything in the world around us? Here is a list of words that describe Appearance. Not sure if you have it but. Food appearance determined mostly by surface color is the first sensation that the consumer perceives and uses as a tool to either accept or reject food (Leon et al., 2006). (I love it when barbecued enough that it’s a little crisp on the outside.). Parched adjectives for describing food vocabulary amp grammar. Yucky Salted By: Kathy Temean on January 23, 2015 at 11:25 am. Powdery . It is important to note though, that some words are more suitable for describing certain foods than others. Low-Fat Words To Describe Appearance Of Food 10 fancy words every food lover should know babble. I started keeping a notepad where I wrote down words as I thought of them and then I would look at recipes, restaurant menus, and Theseus. Hot Sauce I will add it to the list. This is a great list! My chef asked me to come up with words to describe our new dishes. There are many words that can be used to create tasteful images for those who listen to or read our descriptions. Pretty nice post. I can’t believe I missed that one, too, especially knowing how much I love cheesy food. Condiment Plants & Flowers. Tantalizing Fantastic read! By: Kathy Temean on August 24, 2013 at 12:45 pm. Redolent Useful words to describe appearance: stringy firm dry. Lumpy Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Thanks for thinking of something new. Lemony Gourmet is a food description I use often , By: craftycookingamanda on November 19, 2016 at 11:12 pm. Positive Adjectives from A to Z; Positive Verbs from A to Z ; Positive Nouns from A to Z; Positive Interjections from A to Z; BLOG; SHOP. Bolognese Escalloped Thanks for the other words to add. Fishy Delicious Organic By: Guardian Angel. Chewy. Refrigerated Zippy, Posted in list, writing | Tags: Food List, words, writing, By: kathytemean on April 25, 2009 at 5:16 pm. hmm… what about sodden because characters foods are not always in perfect conditions. Thanks! Laced Enticing Cool. I’m having a testy discussion with chefs and other culinary journalists about the use of the word “moist.” One well-known critic in Denver slammed a top chef for his overuse of the word, yet no one has come up with an alternative. Thanks for adding to the list. Buttery I appreciate it. Mealy Juicy Wet tasteful By: Kathy Temean on November 13, 2015 at 2:56 pm, thank you for all the wonderful words that we do miss in our description. Burning Scented Feb 19, 2016 - This Pin was discovered by Li A. Sauté I constantly encourage my students not to use subjective and weak sensory words such as ‘nice’, ‘yummy’, ‘yuck’ and ‘disgusting’ when describing foods. Wild Limp yes, sorry I wasn’t clear, my post was a response to Suzanne H.’s question about what words could be used instead of “Moist.”, By: Zee Olsens on March 19, 2014 at 10:06 pm. Odoriferous Pulp Toasted live yoghurt contains the living bacteria that are used to make it. I am looking for a word describe the quality of piecrust and shortbread. I read a bunch of food reviews and zippy was used in a couple write ups, so I added it in. Dippable. Tepid Thanks! Watery Could you explain the difference between adjectives: tasty, delicious, yummy? Griddled Fried Boiled Thanks for letting me know. -healthy and By the way, we have a few words for body shape: “figure,” “physique” and “build” are the most common ones. Delightful Not sure if I am a poor speller or if I am a poot typist. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I will add them to the list. That is a good one. Whipped Learn how your comment data is processed. You helped a lot! By: Kathy Temean on November 12, 2014 at 2:47 pm, silky? ( Log Out /  Crumbly By: kathytemean on March 16, 2010 at 2:25 am, By: Carriehert on April 1, 2011 at 12:05 pm. Pulverized By: Zee Olsens on May 27, 2014 at 11:44 am. I never had a pineapple pie, but I would expect that if it sat in the refrigerator too long that the filling would be watery and the crust soggy. Characters have to eat, right? I had to a worksheet in class for describing food from a-z. Relish Stiff I can come up with a senetence for woven. Sliced I will add it to the list. Cheesy Thankyou ^.^, By: Ester Sin on August 24, 2013 at 3:33 am. I love the words you came up with. By: William Stewart on November 13, 2015 at 11:21 am. I couldn’t even find it because of the error. Gamy Subscribe to Writing and Illustrating by Email, Sharing Information About Writing and Illustrating for Children. By: Kathy Temean on November 20, 2016 at 12:46 am, Thanks this site has helped me with my homework alot, By: Malala Yousafzai on November 27, 2016 at 8:37 am, By: Kathy Temean on November 27, 2016 at 3:04 pm, You forgot to write cooked and overcooked but it’s a great idea n list is awesome. Searching for words to describe berries, and came across this amazing list…thank you! Paint a vivid picture of food in writing by using descriptive terms that describe how food smells, looks and otherwise appeals to the senses. By: Kathy Temean on January 16, 2014 at 10:47 pm. Flavorsome and maybe sec, meaning un-sweet or dry. I’ll add them. Frosty Thanks for sending. By: Marvin on August 13, 2016 at 8:17 am, By: Kathy Temean on August 14, 2016 at 1:13 am, By: Carline on August 14, 2016 at 3:14 pm, Kathy, Simmering By: Kyra on January 21, 2010 at 10:35 am. ambrosial, appetizing, aromal, aromatic, distinctive, fiery, flavorsome, fragrant, fresh, herbaceous, highly seasoned, hot, keen, odoriferous, peppery, perfumed, piquant, poignant, racy, redolent, savory, scented, seasoned, snappy, spirited, sweet, tangy, tasty, zesty, zippy bland, dull, flavorless, tasteless! Rank Spongy How does it smell? By: Hop over to This site on May 31, 2013 at 7:58 pm. 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