Food that Starts with M: 11 Foods that Start with M (with Fun Facts)

Can you think of some foods that start with M? Maybe? Well, here are some examples of and fun facts about some foods that start with the letter M.

Foods that Start with M

List of Foods that Start with M

  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • Mango
  • Maple Syrup
  • Margarine
  • Mangosteen
  • Mulberries
  • Melon
  • Millet
  • Macaroon
  • Mochi

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In Chilean cuisine, mayonnaise is a popular ingredient in a type of hot dog called a Completo. This type of hot dog is served with avocado, sauerkraut, tomato, mayonnaise, pickle relish (Salsa Americana, a relish of chopped carrot and onion) — filling a large, dense bun.



In French cuisine, Dijon mustard originated in the country’s Burgundy region in the city of Dijon. Instead of combining powdered mustard seed with vinegar, Dijon mustard combines powdered mustard with verjuice, or the high-acid juice of crushed grapes — or, alternately, white wine.



In Indian cuisine, Aam panna is a drink made from raw mangos, sugar, water, salt, and spices such as cardamom, cumin, and black pepper. Aam panna is resistant to heat, is said to aid digestion, and is garnished with leaves of fresh mint.


Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is made from a large amount of sap from the maple tree — which has been boiled down to reduce its water content. It takes about 40 gallons of sap to produce one gallon of maple syrup, but this number can vary from 20 to 60 gallons.

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Margarine was originally created in 1869 by Hippolyte Mege-Mouries, a French chemist and inventor. During a butter shortage in France, Emperor Napoleon III offered a challenge to someone who could create a butter substitute, and Mege-Mouries created one with skimmed milk and beef tallow.



Mangosteens are a tropical fruit with an edible endocarp — that is, the part of the fruit that surrounds the interior seeds. The edible part is white and fleshy in appearance, while its exterior is hard and purplish in color.



Mulberries are not only a food that humans enjoy — especially when eaten fresh, or used for pies, tarts, jams, and juices. They also come from one of the few species of plant that the silkworm, the larval form of the silk moth (Bombyx mori) tends to enjoy.



In Sicilian cuisine, Gelo di melone is a type of dessert that consists of mashed watermelon, sugar, cinnamon, rose water, pistachios, and candied fruit. It is likely of North African or Middle Eastern origin and is traditionally served in Sicily during summer festivals.



In Ghanaian cuisine, Brukina is a beverage that is comprised of ground millet and milk. It is flavored sometimes with sugar — and is popular street food in Ghana, especially in the country’s northern region.



Macaroons are desserts typically made from almond paste, sugar, and a combination of fruit, nut, and spice ingredients. They are enjoyed all over the world. Popular variants include those made with coconut, chocolate, hazelnuts, cashews, raisins, and lemon zest.



In Japanese cuisine, mochi are sweet rice-based foods made of pounded glutinous rice, sugar, and a binding ingredient (like cornstarch). They are traditionally served during New Year’s celebrations.


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