(uncountable) Any solid substance that can be consumed by living organisms, especially by eating, in order to sustain life.
‘The innkeeper brought them food and drink.’;
A characteristic style of preparing food, often associated with a place of origin.
‘French cuisine is considered to be one of the world's most refined and elegant styles of cooking.’; ‘The restaurant is noted for its excellent cuisine.’;
(countable) A foodstuff.
A kitchen or cooking department.
Anything that nourishes or sustains.
‘The man's inspiring speech gave us food for thought.’; ‘Mozart and Bach are food for my soul.’;
The kitchen or cooking department.
What is fed upon; that which goes to support life by being received within, and assimilated by, the organism of an animal or a plant; nutriment; aliment; especially, what is eaten by animals for nourishment.
Manner or style of cooking.
Anything that instructs the intellect, excites the feelings, or molds habits of character; that which nourishes.
‘This may prove food to my displeasure.’; ‘In this moment there is life and foodFor future years.’;
the practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared
To supply with food.
A cuisine is a style of cooking characterized by distinctive ingredients, techniques and dishes, and usually associated with a specific culture or geographic region. Regional food preparation traditions, customs and ingredients often combine to create dishes unique to a particular region.A cuisine is primarily influenced by the ingredients that are available locally or through trade, they can even be made into distinct ingredients themselves when they become popular within a region, take for example Japanese rice in Japanese cuisine and New Mexico chile in New Mexican cuisine.
any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue
any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment;
‘food and drink’;
anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink or that plants absorb in order to maintain life and growth
‘music is food for the soul’; ‘baby foods’; ‘food shortages’; ‘we need food and water’; ‘they had eaten their food and slept’;
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism. Food is usually of plant, animal or fungal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals.