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(Fra.) - French word, and pronounced somewhat in that manner
(Engl.) - word from English
eten
maaltijd
drinken
hear
food; to eat more
meal
drink; to drink

water
wijn
soep
hear
water
wine
soup

vlees
vis
eieren
hear
meat
fish
eggs
groente
fruit
vlees
hear
vegetables
fruit
meat

room
boter
kaas
hear
cream
butter
cheese

melk
karnemelk
magere melk
yoghurt
hear
milk
buttermilk
lowfat ('skinny') milk
yogurt
rijst
aardappels
brood
graan
hear
rice
potatoes
bread
grain

lepel
vork
mes
bord
kopje
dienblad
hear
spoon
fork
knife
plate
cup
tray

taart
jam (Engl.)
snoep
suiker
zout
vergif
hear
cake
jelly, jam
candy
sugar
salt
poison
zoet
zuur
zout
bitter
hear
sweet
sour
salty
bitter

peper
zout
jus (Fra.)
hear
pepper
salt
gravy

zoet
hartig
scherp
machtig
hear
sweet
savory
hot, spicy
heavy, filling
koffie
thee
melk
slagroom
suiker
koffie verkeerd
hear
coffee
tea
milk
whipped cream
sugar
café au lait ('the wrong way')

brood
broodje kaas
broodje ham
friet
pannekoek
haring
hear
bread
cheese sandwich
ham sandwich
French fries
pancake
herring
ui - uien
prei
knoflook
hear
onion - onions
leeks
garlic

peterselie
selderie
kervel
sterkers
hear
parsley
celery (somewhat like parsley)
chervil
garden cress (sprouts)
worteltjes
sperziebonen
doperwten
bloemkool
hear
carrots
green beans
English peas
caulilower (flower-cabbage)

andijvie
witlof
postelein
zuurkool
hear
chicory (note switch)
Belgian endives (note switch)
purslane
sauerkraut
bruine bonen
kapucijners
kekererwten
linzen
tuinbonen
hear
brown beans (~ kidney beans)
(~ marrowfat pea)
chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
lentils
fava beans

bietjes
spinazie
rode kool
boere(n)kool
spruitjes
hear
red beets
spinach
red cabbage
curly kale
Brussels sprouts
asperges (Fra.)
bleekselderie
knolselderie
snijbonen
hear
asparagus(es)
'blanched' celery (stalks)
celeriac
Italian beans

kastanjes
walnoten
hazelnoten
amandelen
hear
chestnuts
walnuts
filiberts (hazelnuts)
almonds
sla
komkommer
radijs
hear
lettuce
cucumber
radish

paddestoelen
cantharellen
champignons (Fra.)
hear
mushrooms (toadstools)
chanterelles
button mushrooms
tomaten
paprika's
avocado's
hear
tomatoes
bell peppers
avocados

sla
salade
slaatje
hear
(lettuce)
(salad)
(small serving of salad)
ei
eieren
spiegelei
roerei
hear
egg
eggs
(mirror-egg) 'sunny side up'
scrambled ('stirred') eggs

kip
rundvlees
varkensvlees
hear
chicken
beef
pork
aardappels
gebakken aardappels
aardappelpuree
appelmoes
hear
potatoes (ground-apples)
sauteed potatoes
mashed potatoes
applesauce

rijst
macaroni
spaghetti
hear
rice
macaroni (elbow)
spaghetti

[a Dutchman preparing food]
Recipes

[a bottle of water]
een flesje water click to hear
[a cup of tea]
een kopje thee click to hear
[a cup of coffee]
een kopje koffie click to hear
[a mug of milk]
een beker melk click to hear
[a glass of orange juice]
een glas sinaasappelsap click to hear - 2
appels
peren
kersen
hear
apples
pears
cherries

aardbeien
bramen
frambozen
rozebottels
hear
strawberries
blackberries (bramble)
raspberries
rosehips

kruisbessen
bosbessen
zwarte bessen
aalbessen
hear
gooseberries
blueberries
black currants
red currants
pruimen
perziken
abrikozen
druiven
hear
plums
peaches
apricots
grapes

citroenen
sinaasappels
mandarijntjes
hear
lemons
oranges (~china-apples)
tangerines, mandarins

ananas
banaan
meloen
hear
pineapple
banana
melon
rauw
gekookt
gebakken
gebraden
hear - 2
(raw)
(boiled)
(baked; sauteed)
(broiled, roasted)
erwtensoep
hutspot
stamppot
hete bliksem
hear
pea soup
~hotchpotch (potatoes, carrots and onion, boiled and mashed)
(mashed potatoes with sauerkraut, curly kale or chicory)
'hot lightning' (potatoes and apples, boiled and mashed)
gestoofd
geroosterd
gerookt
hear - 2
(stewed)
(roasted)
(smoked)
Brussels Lof
hachee (Fra.)
rijsttafel
hear
Belgian endives dish
a meat stew
'rice-table:' Indonesian, rice with many side dishes
tuinbonen
spek
gekookte aardappelen
gebakken ei
hear - 2

fava beans ('garden beans')
bacon
boiled potatoes
fried egg
voedingswaarde
energie
calorieën
hear

nutritional value
energy
calories

eiwit
koolhydraten
suiker
vet
hear

protein
carbohydrates
sugar
fat

[a meal of fava beans with bacon, potatoes and a fried egg]
Fava Beans Meal - recipe

Fast Food (not recommended)
patat friet (patates frites (Fra.))
kroket (croquet)
bitterballen
frikadel
loempia
hear

French fries
croquette (fried questionable meat paste)
as previous, in smaller size
kind of sausage ('frika(n)del' is said to be the ugliest word in Dutch)
large spring roll
eet smakelijk!
proost!
op je gezondheid!
hear
have a nice meal!
a toast
to your health!

dank U wel
dank je wel
bedankt
hear
thank you (formal)
thank you (informal)
thanks (casual)

alstublieft
alsjeblieft
graag
heel graag
hear - take 2
please - also: here you are
please - also: here you are
please
yes, please!
(het) ontbijt
(de) lunch
(het) avondeten
hear
(breakfast)
(lunch)
(dinner)

aperitief
voorgerecht
hoofdgerecht
dessert
hear
(pre-dinner drink)
(appetizer)
(main course)
(dessert)
(het) eten
(het) hapje
(het) taartje,
(het) gebakje
(het) warm eten
hear
(food; to eat) more
(snack)
(1-person serving of cake)
(1-person serving of cake))
(hot meal)

fantastisch!
geweldig!
buitengewoon
erg lekker
héél erg lekker
hear
(marvelous)
(great)
(exceptional)
(very good (food))
(superlative (food))
In a restaurant, (de) spijskaart click to hear is an old-fashioned word for the bill of fare. The modern word is (het) menu click to hear
What would you recommend?
Wat zou U aanraden? click to hear 2
Do you have any vegetarian dishes?
Heeft U iets vegetarisch? click to hear
Check, please (May I have the bill?)
Mag ik de rekening? click to hear 2 3
Or in jest, you could say:
Hoeveel is de schade? click to hear
which is literally, 'what's the damage?' - like, 'How far does that set me back?'
For 'lunch,' most people in Holland will use the English word. If it's a hot meal, you could say middageten click to hear ('afternoon meal.')
For laughs, you could use the almost Medieval word het noenmaal click to hear ('the noon meal') - no Dutchman would say that, but it will be understood. (It's a standard example at school.)
(de) fooi click to hear tip
vegetarian (person)
vegetariër click to hear
vegetarian (food)
vegetarisch click to hear 2
I'm a vegetarian
ik ben vegetariër click to hear
I'm not a vegetarian
ik ben geen vegetariër click to hear 2
a vegatarian dish
een vegetarische schotel click to hear 2
a vegetarian meal
een vegetarische maaltijd click to hear

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