French Food Vocabulary - La Nourriture - Fruits and Vegetables

Learn how to talk about food in French - fruits, vegetables and more

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Edited By Camille Chevalier Karfis

Whether you're traveling in Europe or just going out to a local French restaurant, food is one of the necessities of life. Furthermore, the French love food, and talking about food is one of the most common topic of French conversations.

Here are some key French words and vocabulary related to food.

Click on the link to hear the word or phrase pronounced.

I also encourage you to visit my article to know about the most important word of all: Bon appétit !

French Food Vocabulary Generalities 

French Food Vocabulary - Meals

French Food Vocabulary-  Dishes

French Food Vocabulary-  Places

French Food Vocabulary-  Miscellaneous

French Food Vocabulary-  Fruits

French Food Vocabulary-  Vegetables


The lists of French foods continues on page 2.

French Food Vocabulary-  Meats

French Food vocabulary - Dairies

More About French Milk and Dairy Products

French Food Vocabulary - Desserts


Note: In France, coffee is served after dessert, not with it.

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