Picture yourself savoring the steam rising from a bowl of Hot and Sour Soup, the sweet burst of flavor from a Heart Cherry, or the comforting aroma of freshly baked Hot Cross Buns. These are just a glimpse into the delectable array of dishes that await you on a culinary voyage through the letter ‘H. From hearty classics to hidden gems, this list of 25 Foods That Start With H is a culinary adventure you won’t want to miss. So, without further ado, let’s open the door to a realm where hunger meets happiness and cravings are satisfied.

1. Honey Cake

The Honey Cake is a magnificent creation with just the right sweetness and rich, moist texture. Made with honey, almond extract, and sour cream, it’s an impressive dessert that’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for birthdays or cozy gatherings. Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea or coffee – it’s the ultimate breakfast treat that will have you craving it all week long.

2. Ham Roast

The moment you cut into this mouth-watering ham roast, you’ll be greeted with an explosion of flavors, leaving behind an irresistible aftertaste that you’ll never forget. The outer layer of the ham is delicately crispy with a perfect balance of saltiness that leads to juicy and tender meat inside. A honey and brown sugar glaze is added to the baked ham, providing just the right amount of sweetness to complement the savory flavors of the ham.

3. Hazelnut Cake

If you think hazelnuts are only good for Nutella, you seriously need to try this delicious Hazelnut Cake. With layers of sponge cake bursting with finely ground hazelnuts, this nut-based cake is further elevated with a generous spread of luscious hazelnut buttercream to make it super addictive. To top it off, the cake is beautifully adorned with a garnish of chopped and toasted hazelnuts, providing a delightful crunch to each bite.

4. Hash Browns

These hash browns are more than just a side dish; they’re a breakfast staple that never disappoints. The golden-brown crunch on the outside, paired with the softness within, makes them a beloved snack for kids and adults. Whether you serve them plain or jazzed up with shredded cheese, aromatic herbs, or zesty garlic, they disappear within minutes, with everyone demanding seconds.

5. Horseradish Sauce

Horseradish sauce is a delightful condiment that strikes the perfect balance between creamy and zesty. With a delightful blend of mayonnaise, horseradish, sour cream, Worcestershire sauce, and kosher salt, this versatile condiment adds a zesty kick to sandwiches or enhances the richness of Prime Rib and Roast beef. Simple to make and endlessly customizable, it’s a must-have in every kitchen.

6. Hamburger Gravy

Struggling to come up with a hearty and satisfying meal idea for your family? This delicious hamburger gravy is the answer. This creamed hamburger can be prepared in just 30 minutes using budget-friendly ingredients you already have in your pantry. Not only is it an excellent way to use up ground beef, but it’s also a perfect meal your entire family will love, including those little picky eaters.

7. Habanero Hot Sauce

If you are a fan of hot sauces or just looking to add a fiery kick to your meals, this homemade Habanero Hot Sauce will become your new obsession. This recipe strikes the perfect balance between heat and flavor, showcasing the bold flavors of habanero peppers while complementing them with maple syrup sweetness and vinegar tang. You’ll never go back to store-bought alternatives once you try the bold and natural flavor of this homemade version.

8. Huckleberry Ice Cream

Immerse yourself in the tartness of mountain-fresh huckleberries and the creamy richness of a classic ice cream base with each spoonful of this Huckleberry Ice Cream. Serve a scoop atop a warm pie or alongside a fresh berry salad for a delightful contrast. If you cannot find huckleberries near you, blueberries are here as a fitting alternative to enjoy a blueberry variation of this delightful dessert.

9. Hummus

Hummus is a delicious and nutritious Middle Eastern dip or spread that has become popular worldwide. It is made by blending chickpeas, tahini, freshly squeezed lemon juice, a hint of garlic, and a pinch of salt. Typically served with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and accompanied by warm, fluffy Arabic bread (pita) or a tortilla, you can also use it to elevate the flavor and nutrition of your grain bowls, sandwiches, or salads.

10. Hakka Noodles

These Hakka Noodles stand out for their unique combination of soft and chewy noodles, colorful vegetables, and a medley of sauces! This delicious noodle dish is perfect for a hearty breakfast, a satisfying lunch add-on, or a spicy snack to get you through the afternoon. With quick cooking time and minimal prep, it’s an ideal choice for busy weeknights or when you want a hearty and satisfying meal on the table on short notice.

11. Hot Dog

If you believe hot dogs can’t be gourmet, try these ones. Succulent pork sausages sizzled in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, nestled on a soft roll slathered with zesty Dijon mustard. Layered with crunchy onion rings and a refreshing touch of lamb’s lettuce, this hot dog will change the way you look at this street snack. Add a touch of spice by incorporating jalapeño slices or a drizzle of hot sauce if you like it fiery.

12. Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise sauce is a classic French emulsion known for its rich, buttery texture with a creamy consistency. The combination of egg yolks, butter, and a hint of acidity from lemon juice creates a sauce that’s both comforting and sophisticated. Perfectly balanced with a touch of Dijon mustard and a hint of cayenne pepper, this sauce transforms ordinary meals into the extraordinary. Serve it drizzled over eggs Benedict, asparagus, or salmon for a gourmet brunch.

13. Harissa

If you’re a fan of bold, fiery flavors, this North African chili paste is a game-changer. Bursting with aromatic spices and herbs, it perks up everything from scrambled eggs to lamb chops. What sets this Homemade Harissa apart is the aromatic dance of cumin and coriander and the balance of acidity from lemon juice and white wine vinegar. With a shelf life of almost a month, this smoky-spicy condiment is your flavor enhancer for a variety of meals.

14. Hominy Casserole

This Hominy Casserole combines the heartiness of hominy with the creaminess of sour cream, a hint of heat from diced green chilis, and the gooey goodness of Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheese. Baked to golden perfection, this casserole is a standout addition to holiday gatherings. With simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, it’s a go-to recipe for a delicious, fuss-free meal. Pair it with Homemade Empanadas or Chicken Chimichangas for a hearty festive dinner.

15. Haggis

Originating from Scotland and steeped in history and tradition, Haggis is not for the faint of heart. Crafted from lamb pluck, suet, and spices encased in an ox bung, this traditional dish promises robust and savory flavors. The recipe may involve extensive preparation, but the results are truly rewarding. With essential kitchen tools in hand, you’ll mix, stuff, and cook your way to a hearty serving of Haggis, best enjoyed with neeps and tatties.

16. Heinz Baked Beans

Each spoonful of these Heinz Baked Beans fills your belly and warms your heart like no other. Whether piled on hot buttered toast or enjoyed in a bowl with your favorite crusty bread, these homemade baked beans are a timeless delight. The delicious combination of dried Navy beans (also known as haricot beans), Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, and aromatic spices makes it unmatched comfort food. Settling on just one serving is not an option.

17. Hubbard Squash Soup

Fall is about cozying up with a warm bowl of soup, and nothing screams autumn bliss like this velvety smooth Hubbard Squash Soup. With its natural sweetness and nutty hazelnut flavor, you won’t believe there’s no cream in this healthy soup. It’s perfect for a family dinner or a solo indulgence on a chilly night. So, grab a spoon and let every sip of this soup take you on a journey of warmth and satisfaction.

18. Honeydew Melon Agua Fresca With Lime (No Sugar, Honey-Sweetened, Paleo)

No better way to beat the scorching summer heat than with this Honeydew Melon Agua Fresca with Lime. With the natural sweetness of honeydew melon and the zesty kick of fresh lime, all blended to perfection with coconut water and a touch of honey, it’s an ideal thirst quencher. Strain for a silky-smooth texture, or embrace pulp for a rustic twist. Chill, pour over ice, and savor the cool, crisp flavors of this delightful concoction.

19. Hoisin Sauce

Blending the richness of black bean sauce, the depth of soy sauce, and a touch of honey sweetness, this Homemade Hoisin Sauce is an Asian-inspired culinary wonder. With a dash of garlic, sesame oil, Chinese five-spice powder, and a hint of heat from chili paste, this sauce is a versatile addition to stir-fries, marinades, and dipping delights. Store it in the fridge for up to a month and unlock the door to a world of flavors.

20. Hearts of Palm Salad

Featuring tender hearts of palm, sweet cherry tomatoes, and a medley of fresh ingredients, this Hearts of Palm Salad is a visual delight. Tossed in a zesty lime dressing with a hint of smoked paprika, it’s a quick and easy recipe for those who love entertaining without spending hours in the kitchen. Alongside being vegan, gluten-free, Whole30, and low-carb, it’s super fresh, and you can prepare it ahead and chill it before serving.

21. Hot Chocolate

Welcome to a world where every sip is a journey into pure chocolate indulgence! This hot chocolate transforms a chilly day into a cozy, chocolate-infused escape. Picture velvety cocoa powder, the lusciousness of heavy cream, and the sweet embrace of granulated sugar seamlessly blending for a soul-warming experience. A blend of flavors unfolds as you whisk, blend, and simmer to perfection. Serve with whipped cream or marshmallows, and wander into a chocolate-infused heaven.

22. Husk Tomatoes

Husk tomatoes, also known as ground cherries or Physalis, are small, round fruits enclosed in a papery husk or lantern-like covering. Native to the Americas, they belong to the Solanaceae family, which includes tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. With a sweet and tangy flavor, they can be eaten fresh and used in salads, salsas, jams, or preserves. They are also commonly used in baking, adding a delightful twist to pies, tarts, and desserts.

23. Horchata

Say hello to Horchata, a creamy elixir that effortlessly marries sweetness and warmth. Blending the creaminess of evaporated milk with the warmth of cinnamon and vanilla, this refreshing elixir begins with a rice pudding-like base, cooked and blended to perfection. The result is a smooth and velvety beverage, best served over ice. It’s a fantastic non-alcoholic alternative for family gatherings, and everyone will definitely ask for seconds.

24. Huevos Rancheros

Tired of the same old breakfast routine? Try these classic Mexican Huevos Rancheros! From the crispy corn tostadas to the perfectly fried eggs, every element comes together to create a symphony of flavors that will make your mornings brighter. The combination of warm refried black beans, zesty salsa, and perfectly fried eggs creates a harmony that’s almost impossible to resist. Add a touch of queso fresco, diced tomatoes, and cilantro for that extra flavor explosion.

25. Hass Avocados

Hass avocados are a popular avocado variety prized for their distinctive pebbly skin, rich, creamy texture, and nutty flavor. The Hass avocado has become the most widely grown avocado variety globally, appreciated for its versatility in various culinary applications. The creamy flesh of Hass avocados is high in healthy monounsaturated fats, making them a nutritious addition to salads, sandwiches, and dips like guacamole.

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