We explore a fascinating culinary journey with “100 Foods That Start With the Letter K (With Images).” From exotic fruits and traditional dishes to delightful desserts and refreshing beverages, this collection showcases a diverse array of flavors and cultures. Each entry provides a glimpse into the unique characteristics and benefits of these delectable foods, accompanied by captivating images to enhance your experience. Dive in and discover the world of K-foods!

1. Kumquat

  • Small citrus fruit
  • Tart and tangy
  • Eaten whole

2. Kyoho grapes

  • Large, sweet grapes
  • Juicy and flavorful
  • Popular in Japan

3. Kachori (Indian snack)

  • Spiced, stuffed pastry
  • Crispy and flavorful
  • Popular street food

4. Kadai paneer (Indian dish)

  • Spiced paneer curry
  • Rich in protein
  • Delicious with naan

5. Kale salad

  • Fresh, nutritious dish
  • Rich in fiber and antioxidants
  • Versatile and delicious

6. Kaffir lime

  • Aromatic citrus fruit
  • Enhances Thai cuisine
  • Rich in antioxidants

7. Kahlua

  • Coffee liqueur
  • Adds depth to cocktails
  • Used in desserts

8. Kabobs

  • Skewered grilled meat/veggies
  • Flavorful and versatile
  • Perfect for barbecues

9. Kale

  • Leafy green vegetable
  • High in vitamins K and C
  • Great in salads

10. Kiwi smoothie

  • Blended kiwi drink
  • Refreshing and nutritious
  • Packed with vitamins

11.Kambu (pearl millet)

  • Nutritious grain
  • High in fiber
  • Used in Indian cuisine

12. Kalimotxo (drink)

  • Red wine and cola
  • Refreshing and unique
  • Popular in Spain

13. Kallumakkaya (mussels in Malayalam)

  • Fresh seafood
  • High in protein
  • Flavorful in curries

14. Kamaboko (Japanese fish cake)

  • Steamed fish paste
  • Protein-rich
  • Used in soups and ramen

15. Kanapki (Polish open sandwiches)

  • Topped with meats/veggies
  • Simple and tasty
  • Great for appetizers

16. Kalakand (Indian sweet)

  • Milk-based fudge
  • Rich and creamy
  • Popular festive treat

17. Kampyo (dried gourd strips)

  • Used in sushi
  • Rich in fiber
  • Adds unique texture

18. Kanafa (Middle Eastern dessert)

  • Sweet, cheese pastry
  • Soaked in syrup
  • Rich and indulgent

19. Kansas City barbecue

  • Slow-cooked, saucy meats
  • Smoky and flavorful
  • Signature regional cuisine

20. Kanelsnegl (Danish cinnamon roll)

  • Sweet, spiced pastry
  • Soft and delicious
  • Perfect with coffee

21. Kamikaze (cocktail)

  • Vodka, triple sec, lime
  • Bold and tangy
  • Classic party drink

22. Kanji (Indian fermented drink)

  • Spiced, tangy beverage
  • Good for digestion
  • Made from fermented grains

23. Kadhi (Indian yogurt-based soup)

  • Tangy and spiced
  • Cooling and nutritious
  • Served with rice

24. Kapenta (dried fish)

  • High in protein
  • Popular in African cuisine
  • Used in stews and soups

25. Kaolin (edible clay, sometimes consumed for health or tradition)

  • Detoxifying properties
  • Consumed for mineral content
  • Traditional in some cultures

26. Kasha (buckwheat groats)

  • Nutty-flavored grain
  • High in fiber
  • Common in Eastern Europe

27. Kapusniak (cabbage soup)

  • Hearty Polish soup
  • Rich in vitamins
  • Comforting winter dish

28. Kanom krok (Thai dessert)

  • Coconut-rice pancakes
  • Sweet and savory
  • Popular street food

29. Katlama (Pakistani flatbread)

  • Crispy, spiced bread
  • Served with curries
  • Popular street food

30. Kashk (fermented dairy product)

  • Tangy and rich
  • Used in Middle Eastern dishes
  • High in protein

31. Karahi (Indian/Pakistani cooking pot and dishes cooked in it)

  • Used for spicy curries
  • Retains heat well
  • Essential in South Asian kitchens

32. Katzelsuppe (German cat’s tongue cookies)

  • Light, crispy cookies
  • Sweet and delicate
  • Great with tea

33. Katsu (Japanese breaded cutlet)

  • Crispy fried meat
  • Served with sauce
  • Delicious and crunchy

34. Kangkong (water spinach)

  • Leafy green vegetable
  • Rich in vitamins
  • Common in Asian cuisine

35. Katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes)

  • Savory, umami flavor
  • Used in dashi broth
  • Essential in Japanese cuisine

36. Kasseri (Greek cheese)

  • Semi-hard, sheep milk cheese
  • Melts well
  • Great in baked dishes

37. Kipper snacks

  • Smoked herring fillets
  • Rich in omega-3
  • Convenient snack

38. Kava

  • Relaxing beverage
  • Made from kava root
  • Traditional in Pacific Islands

39. Kaymak (Turkish dairy product similar to clotted cream)

  • Rich and creamy
  • Spread on bread
  • Often served with honey

40. Katte pongali (South Indian dish)

  • Spiced rice and lentil dish
  • Comforting and nutritious
  • Often served for breakfast

41. Katsu curry

  • Breaded cutlet with curry sauce
  • Rich and flavorful
  • Popular Japanese dish

42. Kefir

  • Fermented milk drink
  • Probiotic-rich
  • Good for digestion

43. Ketchup

  • Tomato-based condiment
  • Sweet and tangy
  • Versatile in cooking

44. Kutia (Eastern European wheat dish)

  • Sweet, festive dish
  • Made with grains and honey
  • Traditional holiday food

45. Kidney beans

  • Nutritious legume
  • High in protein and fiber
  • Versatile in cooking

46. Kazandibi (Turkish burnt milk pudding)

  • Caramelized dessert
  • Creamy and sweet
  • Traditional Turkish treat

47. Kimchi

  • Fermented cabbage
  • Spicy and tangy
  • Probiotic-rich

48. King crab

  • Sweet, succulent meat
  • High in protein
  • Delicacy in seafood cuisine

49. Kielbasa

  • Polish sausage
  • Smoky and flavorful
  • Great in stews and soups

50. Key lime pie

  • Tangy dessert
  • Made with Key lime juice
  • Creamy and refreshing

51. Kippers

  • Smoked herring
  • Traditional British breakfast
  • High in protein

52. Kingfish

  • Firm, flavorful fish
  • High in omega-3
  • Great grilled or smoked

53. Keema

  • Spiced minced meat
  • Versatile in dishes
  • High in protein

54. Kit Kat

  • Chocolate-covered wafer
  • Crunchy and sweet
  • Popular worldwide

55. Kitchen sink cookies

  • Loaded with mix-ins
  • Sweet and chewy
  • Fun to customize

56. Kirsch

  • Cherry brandy
  • Used in desserts
  • Adds a fruity kick

57. Kiwano (horned melon)

  • Exotic fruit
  • Tangy and refreshing
  • High in vitamin C

58. Kiwi

  • Sweet and tart fruit
  • Rich in vitamin C
  • Great in salads

59. Kale chips

  • Baked, crispy snack
  • Healthy alternative to chips
  • Rich in nutrients

60. Kitfo

  • Ethiopian spiced raw beef
  • Rich and flavorful
  • Served with injera

61. Knish

  • Stuffed pastry
  • Savory or sweet filling
  • Popular in Jewish cuisine

62. Knockwurst

  • German sausage
  • Smoky and spicy
  • Delicious grilled

63. Kissel

  • Fruit dessert
  • Thickened with starch
  • Popular in Eastern Europe

64. Kofta

  • Spiced meatballs
  • Versatile in cooking
  • High in protein

65. Kohlrabi

  • Crunchy vegetable
  • Mild and sweet
  • Rich in vitamin C

66. Korean barbecue

  • Grilled marinated meats
  • Flavorful and interactive
  • Popular in Korean cuisine

67. Kokam

  • Sour fruit
  • Used in Indian cuisine
  • Adds tangy flavor

68. Kombucha

  • Fermented tea
  • Probiotic-rich
  • Refreshing and tangy

69. Kolbasa

  • Eastern European sausage
  • Smoky and flavorful
  • Great in stews

70. Kombu

  • Edible seaweed
  • Rich in umami
  • Used in dashi broth

71. Knotweed

  • Edible plant
  • Tart flavor
  • Used in salads

72. Konjac

  • Konjac is a root vegetable native to Asia.
  • High in fiber
  • Low in calories
  • Gluten-free

73. Konnyaku (a type of jelly)

  • Made from konjac root
  • Low in calories
  • Chewy texture

74. Koji

  • Fermented rice
  • Used in sake and miso
  • Adds umami flavor

75. Korean pear

  • Crisp and juicy fruit
  • Sweet and refreshing
  • Rich in fiber

76. Korma

  • Mild curry dish
  • Creamy and spiced
  • Popular in Indian cuisine

77. Kosher dill pickles

  • Tangy and crunchy
  • Made with dill
  • Classic snack

78. Kulfi (Indian ice cream)

  • Creamy and dense
  • Flavored with cardamom
  • Refreshing treat

79. Kotlet (Persian meat patties)

  • Spiced meat patties
  • Rich in flavor
  • High in protein

80. Kurrat (Egyptian leek)

  • Mild-flavored vegetable
  • Used in soups
  • Rich in vitamins

81. Kourabiedes (Greek cookies)

  • Almond shortbread cookies
  • Powdered sugar coating
  • Festive treat

82. Kraut (short for sauerkraut)

  • Fermented cabbage
  • Tangy and crunchy
  • Probiotic-rich

83. Kosher salt

  • Coarse-grained salt
  • Enhances flavor
  • Essential in cooking

84. Krispies (as in Rice Krispies)

  • Crunchy cereal
  • Used in treats
  • Popular breakfast

85. Krupuk (Indonesian crackers)

  • Crispy and light
  • Made from starch
  • Great with dips

86. Kuchen (German cake)

  • Sweet, yeasty cake
  • Often topped with fruit
  • Traditional dessert

87. Kringle (Scandinavian pastry)

  • Sweet, filled pastry
  • Flaky and delicious
  • Popular in holidays

88. Kugel

  • Noodle pudding
  • Sweet or savory
  • Jewish holiday dish

89. Kugelhopf

  • Yeast-based cake
  • Rich and buttery
  • Traditional in Europe

90. Knackwurst

  • German sausage
  • Mild and flavorful
  • Perfect for grilling

91. Kumera (sweet potato in Maori)

  • Starchy root vegetable
  • Sweet and nutritious
  • High in fiber

92. Kway teow (rice noodles)

  • Flat rice noodles
  • Used in stir-fries
  • Popular in Southeast Asia

93. Kung Pao chicken

  • Spicy Chinese dish
  • Stir-fried with peanuts
  • Flavorful and popular

94. Kouign-amann (Breton pastry)

  • Buttery, sweet pastry
  • Caramelized layers
  • Delightfully rich

95. Kushari (Egyptian dish)

  • Rice, lentils, pasta
  • Topped with sauce
  • Comfort food

96. Kolache

  • Pastry with filling
  • Sweet or savory
  • Popular in Central Europe

97. Kvass

  • Fermented rye drink
  • Slightly alcoholic
  • Refreshing and tangy

98. Kvetch (Yiddish for complaining, sometimes used for foods too tart or bitter)

  • Describes food
  • Often sour or bitter
  • Used humorously

99. Kudzu

  • Edible plant
  • Used in jellies
  • Traditional in Asian cuisine

100. Kabocha (Japanese pumpkin)

  • Sweet, nutty flavor
  • Rich in vitamins A and C
  • Great in soups and stews
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