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Learning Food groups and how food is cooked

What will I learn from the lesson different types of food and how food is cooked?

During this lesson you will start learning the different food groups and what type of food is linked to it. The last part of the lesson is about the most common way food is cooked in the UK and examples of how to use in a sentence.

Common food groups

Different types of meat


 Most common meats = lamb or mutton (mutton = sheep ), pork or beef

Different types of poultry


 Most common poultry = chicken, turkey, goose, duck, pheasant 

different types of game


 Most common game = rabbit, hare, partridge, pheasant

Different types of seafood


 Most common seafood = fish, prawns, shrimps, lobster, scallops, mussels, crab

Different types of vegetables


 Most common vegetables broccoli, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, beans, garlic, green onions, red onions

different types of friut


 Most common fruit apples, orange, banana, watermelon, strawberries, plums,


  Commonly Eaten Types of Fish  


 Types of Steak   


 Things to do with eggs   


 Salmon  Fillet  egg
 Cod  Rump  boiled  egg
 Plaice  Sirloin  scrambled egg
 Haddock  T-Bone  fried egg
 Trout  Stewing  

Different parts of meat vocabulary

Learning about different parts of meat

Ways food is cooked

boiled –

Mrs Jones boiled the rice.

The potatoes were cooked in boiled water.

steamed –

Mrs Smith steamed the fish over a pan of boiling water

fried / sauteed –

cooked in oil in a wok or a frying pan

Mr bean loves to eat fried egg in the morning.

Mr Jones fried the bacon for is sandwich 

stir-fried –

fried fast using a wok in hot oil

pan-fried –

fried in a frying pan

Mr bean fried the steak in the frying pan.

steak can be pan-fried. 

roasted –

cooked slowly in the oven.

A traditional dinner in England is a roast dinner.

grilled –

cooked under a grill.

Fish can be grilled using a cooker.

The bacon was grilled and was lovely and crispy after. 

baked –

cooked in the oven.

Mrs Bean loves to bake cakes in the oven.

Potatoes are lovely baked in the oven.

stewed –

cooked for a long time on a low heat.

Beef stewed using a slow cooker make the meat lovely and tender.

casseroled –

cooked slowly in juices

Mrs Bean cooked her husband a lamb casserole for dinner.

Exercise on food vocabulary

To view the exercise click on the following link Food vocabulary exercise learning English or to view all available exercise click on the link 

Easy pace Learning online dictionary and how to use dictionaries

Click on the following link for the Online English dictionary - English lesson