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Endiba (Cichorium endivia Willd.) is the Filipino word for "Endive". It is also called in Tagalog dialect "Endiga". Endiba is cultivated in the Philippines and grows best in Baguio where the weather is cool. Endiba is used as salads, like lettuce. Baguio is the summer capital of the Philippines situated in Luzon in the northern part of the Philippines where it is mountanous.

Ekmek Kadaifi refers to a Turkish dessert which is believed to be originated from Afyonkarahisar, known as Akroinon or Nikopolis in Greek, an area inhabited by Greeks for centuries before and during Ottoman rule. Ekmek Kadaifi is a delectable Izmir sweet. The Greek version, often referred to simply as Ekmek, consists of several layers: the bottom is a thick layer of shredded wheat, known as Kadaifi, which is saturated in a honey-based syrup; the middle layer consists of a denser wheat based shredded wheat, topped with thick vanilla-like custard, which is then topped with a thick layer of whipped cream and shredded almonds. The Turkish version of Ekmek Kadaifi is more simple which only consists of a thick bread pudding base, moist with sugary syrup. Turkish Ekmek Kadaifi is often topped with Kaymak, a clotted cream with a buttery consistency. Ekmek Kadaifi is one of the foods which Greece and Turkey shares in common. In Turkey it is called Ekmek Kataifi. Several of Turkish and Greek food resemle taste, aroma and more importantly names. The commonality between the two (2) countries dates back over 500 years to the Ottoman conquest ruling most of modern day Greece, as well as the entire eastern Mediterranean. With the empirical regime brought an establishment of the Silk Road, offering new recipes and spices from Central Asia to the Aegean. As a descendent of Greek Izmir, the food in Turkey was mostly derived from the Ottoman influences, examples are dishes like Mousakka, Imam Bayildi , Turlu, Borek, and among many others. These dishes symbolized centuries of shared history and culture between Greece and Turkey although in the end some differences might also be observed because of the differences in the style of cooking and some ingredients that goes into the dish.

Elbow Macaroni refers to a short curved, hollow pastas, most well known as the chief ingredient of macaroni and cheese , a world famous American casserole .

English Breakfast refers to the traditional and substantial first meal which may consists of porridge or stewed prunes, melon, yogurt, boiled eggs, or bacon and eggs,cereals, ham, fish, baked goodies, sausages, grilled or fried mushrooms or tomatoes with fried bread, followed by toasted bread and marmalade and tea or coffee. The Modern English Breakfast is more simple that the traditional English Breakfast. It is generally served in hotels or motels for tourist or travellers which may include cereals, bacon and eggs, toasted bread and marmalade with tea or coffee. English Breakfast is also called Full Breakfast and served in restaurants or inns. Definition Traditional breakfast (also called full breakfast, and served in inns or restaurants) may include cereals, porridge or stewed prunes, melon, yogurt, boiled eggs or bacon and eggs, grilled fish, sausages, grilled or fried mushrooms or tomatoes with fried bread, followed by toasted bread and marmalade and tea or coffee. Modern English breakfast (served in hotels or motels) may include cereals, bacon and eggs, toasted bread and marmalade with tea or coffee. See also American breakfast and continental breakfast .

Epicure is the name given to a person who appreciates fine food; a lover of food and wine; a gourmet ; gourmand, gastronom .

Escalibada refers to a Catalan (Spain) dish of grilled sweet peppers, tomatoes, onions and eggplant.

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