115 Foods That Start With The Letter ‘C’
An amazing grouping of fun foods to try or culinary foods beginning with the letter C! Whether you’re working on answering a list challenge or cooking through the alphabet, you’ve got a great selection of words to choose from!
This list is composed of classic recipes, comfort foods, fruits, vegetables, desserts, appetizers, spices, and more from around the world! This tasty collection is a great way to explore new foods and recipes as well as planning for fun events and holidays!
Don’t forget to check out all of our foods that start with A-Z list challenge answers!
Cabbage is a densely-leaved leafy green plant that is grown in red cabbage or white ( also called Dutch ) cabbage varieties. It is closely related to broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, and savoy cabbage.
Cabbage originated in Europe and flourished in European cuisine before first being planted in Canada around 1541 or 1542 by Jacques Cartier during his third voyage to the Americas.
Cabrito is the name for roast goat in both Spanish and Portuguese languages. Typically when cabrito is served in Latin dishes, they are referring to a roast of young goat meat.
3. Cactus Pear
4. Caesar Salad
A popular salad traditionally served tableside in restaurants. A caesar salad typically has romaine lettuce and croutons. With a dressing made of lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, garlic, Dijon mustard, Parmesan cheese, and black pepper.
5. Cajon Pea
A type of pea also called a pigeon pea.
Squid, typically served fried. The word calamari derives from the Italian word “Calamaro” which came from the Latin word “calamarium” which means inkpot.
A Portuguese fish stew.
A type of brandy made from apples.
An Italian oven-baked folded pizza typically filled with ricotta, mozzarella, salami, and ham.
A small hors d’oeuvre usually consisting of a cracker or bread topped with a savory butter or spread.
A popular Italian pastry. Typically a fried dough in a tube shape filled with a sweet cream filling.
14. Canola Oil
Immature flower bud from the caper bush. Typically pickled and used in recipes like tartar sauce.
The cuisine of the Guangdong province of China.
18. Capulin Cherry
A type of cherry native to Central America.
Swiss dessert pastry like a tart.
Also known as star fruit.
22. Caraway Seeds
24. Carne Asada
Carne Asada is typically a skirt steak that is marinated in lime juice and other seasonings.
25. Carne Guisada
A type of tacos with lean meat simmered in tomatoes, red bell pepper, onion, garlic, and seasonings.
Carnitas are a Mexican cuisine dish using braised or simmered meat that is served in tortillas.
28. Carrot Cake
37. Cayenne Pepper
52. Cherry Pie
Chicharos are Cuban split peas and the name usually refers to a traditional green split pea stew.
55. Chicken and Dumplings
56. Chicken And Rice
57. Chicken Breast
58. Chicken Casserole
59. Chicken Chili
60. Chicken Curry
61. Chicken Enchiladas
62. Chicken Noodle Soup
63. Chicken Parmesan
64. Chicken Pasta
65. Chicken Pot Pie
66. Chicken Salad
67. Chicken Stir Fry
68. Chicken Thighs
69. Chicken Tortilla Soup
70. Chicken Wings
71. Chicken Wrap
73. Chico Fruit
74. Chile Relleno
81. Christmas Cake
Christmas Cake is a British traditional cake that is the origin of our American fruit cake!
82. Christmas Cookies
84. Cinnamon Rolls
88. Clam Chowder
91. Coconut Shrimp
93. Coffee Cake
100. Corn Chowder
101. Corned Beef
105. Crab Dip
108. Crème Brulèe
Is there anything that I am missing from this list of classic recipes, international foods, fruits, vegetables, greens, desserts, and more starting with the letter C? Leave a comment and let me know below!
Angela is an at home chef that developed a passion for all things cooking and baking at a young age in her Grandma’s kitchen. After many years in the food service industry, she now enjoys sharing all of her family favorite recipes and creating tasty dinner and amazing dessert recipes here at Bake It With Love!