G is for Gourmet. As in, “Wow! You may think that the foods starting with G are limited to green beans, goulash, and grapes. But did you know there are many more? There are so many delicious foods to choose from that start with the letter “G”!
Most scrumptious foods starting with G
Garbanzo beans, also known as “chickpeas,” are a type of legume that is harvested from the garbanzo plant. They are high in fiber and protein and contain less fat than many other types of beans. These beans can be eaten on their own or used in a variety of dishes including soups, salads, curries, and hummus. Chickpeas are also often used to make falafel.
Garlic is usually used for cooking. Most people use garlic in cooking because it not only adds flavor to food, but it also has many health benefits that can’t be found in other cooking ingredients. Besides adding flavor to food, garlic is also used in natural medicine for a variety of things from healing wounds and calming an upset stomach to keeping bugs away. It helps with heart function by lowering cholesterol levels and blood pressure.
A gateau is a French confection made from several layers of sponge cake and various types of cream. It can also be made using choux pastry, custard, meringue, and fruit. Gateaux are usually decorated with sugar icing or chocolate ganache.
Gazpacho is a type of soup that originated from the Spanish region of Andalusia. The soup is usually served cold and is traditionally made with tomatoes, garlic, onion, olive oil, bread crumb, salt, and pepper. There are many variations of this soup that can be found in different regions in Spain. Besides being served as a cold soup, Gazpacho can also be eaten as a crudité or even used as a sauce for chicken or seafood dishes.
Gelatin is a substance made from animal tissue that can be used in the manufacture of foods. It is essentially the boiled skin, connective tissue, and bone of cows and other animals. It can also be used to make jellies in cooking. Gelatin is added to ice-creams as it makes them creamier and gives them a fuller texture.
Ghee is an Indian clarified butter. It is prepared by melting butter, cooling it, and finally clarifying the whole thing through a series of filtrations to remove the ghee solids. Ghee is used in various cuisines as a frying medium as well as in making sweets.
These peppers are mostly grown in Asian countries. There are many variations to the Ghost Pepper, but the pepper is either very hot or not spicy at all. It can be used for cooking or as a condiment.
Ginger is often used as a flavoring or a spice for foods and can be found in many different countries. In the United States, it is one of the more commonly used spices in cooking. There are also some medicinal uses for this spice, including reducing inflammation and relieving nausea.
Gingerbread is a type of cake that originated in England. It is made with ginger, flour, spices, sugar, and butter or shortening. Traditionally it was baked as a loaf-shaped cake, but today it is more often baked in rounds.
Gnocchi is often used as an Italian dish that is made of flour, eggs, and pasta. It is a type of Italian dumpling, rather than being ravioli type foods. You can make them out of boiled potatoes, egg, chicken broth, and salt. They’re typically served with tomato sauce or with cheese. Buffalo gnocchi is a variant that can be found in the United States.
Gorgonzola cheese is made using raw cow’s milk and it’s blue in color. It has a pungent flavor and it pairs beautifully with wines from the Piedmont region of Italy. Gorgonzola is typically aged for up to six months or longer, which allows it to develop the rich blue spots on its exterior. The cheese is used in both cooking and for desserts. Its creamy texture allows it to be spread easily on bread, pizza, vegetables, pasta, mashed potatoes, meat dishes, chili recipes, eggs benedict recipes, and cucumbers for an appetizer.
Gouda cheese is a type of cheese that is sweet, creamy, and typically used in sandwiches, salads, and other snacks. Gouda cheese can be found in most supermarkets.
Goulash is a soup from Hungary that has a spicy tomato sauce base with meat and vegetables. Goulash is a dish that typically gets cooked by boiling meat and vegetables in water or broth for about one hour. It can also get cooked by stewing the meat in oil.
Graham crackers are a type of cookie made from crushed graham flour, brown sugar, and melted butter. The dough is rolled out into a rectangle and cut into square crackers. Graham crackers are often eaten with milk or cream cheese.
Granny Smith Apples
Granny Smith apples are a variety of tart apples. They are named after one of the founders of the Granny Smith Company, Maria Ann Smith. Granny Smith apples can be used in many ways such as for baking, cooking into sauces and pies, and in salads. Granny Smith apples are also very good to eat raw as a snack on their own or with some cheese.
Granola is a tasty and crunchy breakfast cereal. Granola is used as an alternative to oatmeal at breakfast time, especially for those with intolerances to gluten. There are many different flavors of granola you can try, from coca to maple. Granola can be eaten by itself or it can be topped on top of yogurt, fruit, or other cereals for a more filling meal.
Grapefruit is a citrus fruit that belongs to the sour or sub-group of citrus. They can be eaten plain, cut in half with a spoon and sugar, or incorporated into salads and desserts. Grapefruit is naturally low in calories which makes it an attractive option for those who are looking to lose weight. It also contains vitamins A, C, and potassium which are important for fighting off illness.
Grapes are a sweet, juicy fruit that comes in the colors of green, purple, black, red, and white. Grapes can be eaten fresh as a snack or served with breakfast as cereal or oatmeal. Grapes are very popular around the world. The most common grapes are seedless (though not always).
Gravy is a type of sauce usually made from meat, vegetables, and other liquids that are often thickened with cornstarch or flour. It may include some or all of the following: onion, garlic, celery, carrots, parsley, salt, and pepper. Gravy is often served over meats such as roast beef or turkey.
A Greek salad is typically a fresh salad composed of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and green peppers. It also has some olives and feta cheese on top. Sometimes onions or the traditional Greek spice oregano are used as well.
Green onions have a milder flavor and a more crunchy texture than regular onions. Green Onions are used both raw and cooked- they can be added to a variety of recipes including salsa, jambalaya, soup, salads, omelets, and much more.
Green tomatoes are a vegetable and also a fruit (when unripe). They are popular in the southern United States. They can be used as ingredients in various dishes or eaten raw as a snack.
Grits are a type of coarsely ground cornmeal that is boiled in water. Grits are most often eaten as a side dish with breakfast and often served as a savory dish or for dinner. They are typically steamed and eaten plain with some salt, but can also be served as gravy or dipped in butter and sugar. Grits are very tasty and should be eaten by all people who want to have good health.
Guacamole is a traditional Mexican dish. It is traditionally prepared using raw avocados, tomatoes, onion, garlic, and salt. Guacamole can be served as a dip with tortilla chips or as an accompaniment to various dishes such as tacos, quesadillas, and burritos.
Guava is a tropical fruit that is grown across the world. It can be eaten raw, cooked as a pie filling, or in a jam and it’s also a base for drinks in some places. Guava is native to Guatemala and Mexico but has been distributed around the world over the centuries.
Gummy bears are a type of candy that comes in various flavors and colors. They are popular with children and can be found at most grocery stores or specialty candy shops. The gummy bear is made up of primarily gelatin, sugar, corn syrup, pectin, citric acid, artificial flavors, and food dyes.
Gyro is a traditional Greek sandwich. It consists of a pita made of thin dough, filled with slices of meat such as lamb, pork, or beef (often cooked on a rotating spit) and various vegetables. Gyro is one of the most popular foods in Greece.