Different kinds of food
My favorite dish is fried chicken.
My favorite dish is vegetable/ chicken casserole. 砂锅蔬菜/砂锅鸡肉
I prefer stir-fried vegetables. 炒蔬菜
I usually have some dessert fruits after meals. 作为甜食的水果
Fruit salad 水果沙拉
Sometimes I have fruit salad for dessert.
Food and your health
Be good for
Be bad for
Health food 绿色食品(未施农药)
Junk food contains a lot of fat, salt, and sugar.
be past its sell-by date 过了保质期
I am very careful not to buy some food which has been past its sell-by date.
Eggs are a good source of protein.
Most vegetables and fruit are very low in carbohydrates.
I don’t like meat with too much fat.
There is a lot of Vitamin C in oranges.
Chocolate is very high in calories.
I eat a healthy/ unhealthy diet.
Go bad/ off
I left the fridge open all night and all the food’s gone off.
Rotten tomatoes have a nasty smell.
When the milk has gone sour, don’t drink it.
I need to defrost the frozen chicken before cooking it.
I prefer food with no artificial addictives/ chemical additives. 人造添加剂/ 化学添加剂
Junk food usually contains lots of additives and preservatives.
Egg white 鸡蛋清
Egg yolk 鸡蛋黄
Crack the eggs into a bowl.
I have boiled eggs for breakfast.
Soft-boiled/ hard-boiled 煮嫩的/煮老的
I prefer soft-boiled eggs to hard-boiled ones.
Scrambled eggs 炒鸡蛋(用牛奶和黄油)
I sometimes have scrambled eggs without milk or butter.
(saying 谚) (one can‘t) make an omelette without breaking eggs (one can‘t) achieve a desired aim without some loss or damage 不打破鸡蛋就做不成煎蛋卷; 不破不立.