很多學生在講到食物的時候只會用 delicious 或 bad 來形容食物。 其實英語中形容食物口感，味道，色澤的形容詞，也是五花八門 。以下介紹的美食英文，首先是單字的英文語意與英文音標，接著是中文對照，最後是英語例句。
Crunchy /ˈkrʌntʃi/ – resulting a sharp noise when bitten
形容食物很脆，跟 Crispy /ˈkrɪspi/ 有相似的意思。
First, we place green beans (四季豆) in water and simmer until slightly soft but still crunchy/ crispy.
Insipid /ɪnˈsɪpɪd/ – tasteless
The biggest flaw in the dish is the insipid cocktail sauce that needs way more flavour.
Raw /rɔː/ – food not cooked
Since I switched to raw food, I no longer have ear infections.
Delectable /dɪˈlɛktəb(ə)l/ – delicious
形容食物的呈現看起來很美味，口感也突出，跟scrumptious /ˈskrʌm(p)ʃəs/與 delicious /dɪˈlɪʃəs/有相似的意思。
There are many delectable bars on Queens Street and its surrounding areas also cater scrumptious bar food.
Mouth-watering – smelling, looking or sounding delicious
The bread was delicious, and the chicken-marinated in soy sauce was mouth-watering.
Appetizing /ˈapɪtʌɪzɪŋ/ – stimulating one’s appetite
It is scientific unknown why smoked foods are so appetizing.
Rotten /ˈrɒt(ə)n/ – suffering from decay
Sometimes you would find an apple that is shiny on the outside and rotten on the inside.
Savoury /ˈseɪv(ə)ri/ – food that is salty or spicy and has nice aroma yet not sweet
The kids next door particularly loved their savoury tomato or watery salad.
Tough /tʌf/ – food that is hard and can endure rough handling
Although the steak was cooked exactly to order, it was a bit tough and lacked flavor.
Unripe /ʌnˈrʌɪp/ – food that is immature
I would advise you pick the red strawberries, not those green unripe ones.
Undercooked /ʌndəˈkʊk/ – food that is not cooked enough
Be wary of street vendors’ food which can be undercooked and cause stomach ache.
Expired /ɪkˈspʌɪə/ – food that comes to the end of the period of validity
John often resorts to eating expired food at home and forgoing expenses like catching a train to work.
Creamy /ˈkriːmi/ – resembling cream in consistency or color
Chips taste best when they are cooked slightly crispy on the outside and creamy-soft on the inside.
Bitter /ˈbɪtə/ – having a sharp, pungent taste or smell
Coffee beans usually have little aroma and a slightly bitter taste.
Stodgy /ˈstɒdʒi/ – food that is heavy, filling and high in carbohydrate
Although cheese adds a rich taste to bread, it can be stodgy as in an Italian pizza.
Fattening /ˈfat(ə)nɪŋ/ – food that tends to make people overweight
Self-indulgent feeding is pampering for the soul but fattening for the hips.
Nutritious /njʊˈtrɪʃəs/ – nourishing and contains rich nutrients
In general, the darker green the leaves, the more nutritious the vegetable.
Disgusting /dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋ/ – arousing revulsion
使人做噁，反感的。Revolting / rɪˈvəʊltɪŋ/ 有相似的意思。
The scenes in the movie made us feel disgusting/ revolting when faced with a table of dishes.
Succulent /ˈsʌkjʊl(ə)nt/ – full of juice, moist and tasty
Cooked under a brick, the flattened chicken was crisped yet succulent.
Divine /dɪˈvʌɪn/ – incredibly pleasing and delightful
Despite the food being divine, we left rather a lot because there was just too much of it.
Greasy /ˈɡriːsi,ˈɡriːzi/ – covered with oil
油膩的。Oily /ˈɔɪli/ 有相似的意思。