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Words: Food and drinks

食品shípǐnfood
càidish, vegetable
素菜sùcàivegetarian dish
饮料yǐnliàobeverage
  1. Fruits
  2. Vegetables
  3. Cereals
  4. Meat
  5. Other food
  6. Chinese dishes
  7. Spices
  8. Beverages
  9. Verbs
  10. Cook- and tableware

Fruits

水果shuǐguǒ1fruit
苹果píngguǒapple
xìng(zi)apricot
香蕉xiāngjiāobanana
樱桃yīngtáocherry
(zi)coconut
榴莲liúliándurian
哈密瓜hāmìguāhoneydew melon
猕猴桃míhóutáokiwi
柠檬níngménglemon
青柠qīngnínglime
(zi)mandarin
坚果jiāngguǒnut
chéng(zi)orange
木瓜mùguāpapaya
táo(zi)peach
花生huāshengpeanut
(zi)pear
菠萝bōluópineapple
(zi)plum
草莓cǎoméistrawberry
西瓜xīguāwater melon

Vegetables

蔬菜shūcài1vegetable
芦笋lúsǔnasparagus
竹笋zhúsǔnbamboo shoots
dòu(zi)bean
豆芽dòuyábean sprout
甜椒tiánjiāobell pepper
甘蓝gānláncabbage
胡萝卜húluóbocarrot
黄瓜huángguācucumber
qié(zi)eggplant
蘑菇mógumushroom
洋葱yángcōngonion
豌豆wāndòupea
土豆tǔdòupotato
马铃薯mǎlíngshǔpotato
南瓜nánguāpumpkin
萝卜luóboradish
沙拉shālāsalad
菠菜bōcàispinach
红薯hóngshǔsweet potato
西红柿xīhóngshìtomato
番茄fānqiétomato

Cereals

粮食liángshícereals (grain)
小麦xiǎomàiwheat
rice
米饭mǐfànboiled rice
玉米yùmǐmaize (corn)
面条miàntiáonoodles
米粉mǐfěnrice noodles
面包miànbāobread

Meat

ròumeat
猪肉zhūròupork
牛肉niúròubeef
羊肉yángròumutton, lamb
鸡肉jīròuchicken
fish
海鲜hǎixiānseafood

Other food

黄油huángyóubutter
蛋糕dàngāocake
糖果tángguǒcandy
奶酪nǎilàocheese
饼干bǐnggāncookie
曲奇qǔqícookie
奶油nǎiyóucream
鸡蛋jīdànegg
蜂蜜fēngmìhoney
冰淇淋bīngqílínice cream
yóuoil
tāngsoup
豆腐dòufutofu, bean curd
酸奶suānnǎiyogurt

Chinese dishes

杂碎zásuìChop suey
点心diǎnxīnDim sum
饺子jiǎoziDumplings
炒面chǎomiànFried noodles
炒饭chǎofànFried rice
火锅huǒguōHot pot
宫保鸡丁gōngbǎo jīdīngKung Pao chicken
麻婆豆腐mápó dòufuMapo doufu
北京烤鸭běijīng kǎoyāPeking duck
春卷chūnjuǎnSpring rolls
糖醋里脊tángcù lǐjǐSweet and sour pork
咕噜肉gūlūròuSweet and sour pork
馄饨húntúnWontons

Spices

香料xiāngliào1spice
辣椒làjiāochili
桂皮guìpícinnamon
丁香dīngxiāngclove, liliac
孜然zīráncumin
咖喱gālícurry
jiāngginger
胡椒hújiāopepper
yánsalt
酱油jiàngyóusoy sauce
八角bājiǎostar anise
tángsugar
vinegar
tiánsweet
suānsour
xiánsalty
bitter
hot, spicy
xiāngfragrant
好吃hǎochīdelicious

Beverages

shuǐwater
咖啡kāfēicoffee
chátea
绿茶lǜchágreen tea
红茶hóngcháblack tea
乌龙茶wūlóng cháOolong tea
茉莉花茶mòlìhuā cháJasmine tea
冰茶bīngcháice tea
果汁guǒzhīfruit juice
汽水qìshuǐlemonade
可乐kělècola
牛奶niúnǎicow's milk
豆浆dòujiāngsoy milk
jiǔalcohol
啤酒píjiǔbeer
葡萄酒pútáojiǔwine
米酒mǐjiǔrice wine
白酒báijiǔBaijiu

Verbs

chī [fàn]to eat
to drink
做饭zuòfànto cook, to prepare food
煮饭zhǔfànto cook
dùnto stew
shāoto braise
zhēngto steam
zhǔto boil
chǎoto stir-fry
jiānto pan-fry
zháto deep fry
hōngto bake
kǎoto roast
烧烤shāokǎoto barbecue

Cook- and tableware

杯子bēizicup, glass
玻璃杯bōlíbēiglass
盘子pánziplate
wǎnbowl
筷子kuàizichopsticks
叉子chāzifork
dāoknife
sháospoon
小勺xiǎosháoteaspoon
guōpot
平底锅píngdǐguōfrying pan
炒锅chǎoguōwok