Common foods that start with the letter "i" include ice cream, icing and iceberg lettuce. Less common foods include incaberries, ilama and icaco. Broader categories of food that start with "I" include Irish, Italian and Indian foods, which translate to foods such as Italian bread or Irish soda bread.
Numerous other foods include a variation of the word "ice," such as iced tea and iced coffee. Other foods begin with adjectives that start with "i," such as imitation crab or instant oatmeal.
International dishes that retain their name from other languages provide another category of foods that start with "i." Examples of this include the Turkish eggplant dish Imam Bayildi and Italian inspired Impastata ricotta.