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Herbs & Spices - English/French Translations

 

Handy table that provides English to French and French to English translations of culinary herbs and spices.

 

Handy table that provides English to French and French to English translations of culinary herbs and spices.

 

 

English Français Medicinal?
anise, aneth l'anis étoilé, la badiane Yes
basil le basilic  
bay leave la feuille de laurier Yes
caraway le carvi Yes
cardamom la cardamome Yes
cayenne pepper le poivre de Cayenne  
celery salt le sel de céleri  
chervil le cerfeuil Yes
chive la ciboulette  
cilantro la coriandre  
cinnamon la cannelle Yes
clove le clou de girofle  
coriander la coriandre  
cumin le cumin  
dill l'aneth  
fennel le fenouil Yes
garlic l'ail Yes
garlic clove la gousse d'ail  
garlic powder, salt l'ail semoule  
ginger le gingembre  
herbs les herbs  
herbs de provence les herbs de provence  
juniper berry le genièvre  
lavender la lavande  
lemon balm la mélisse, la citronnelle Yes
lime le tilleul  
mace la fleur de muscade  
marjoram, sweet la marjolaine Yes
mint la menthe  
mustard la moutarde  
nutmeg la noix de muscade  
oregano l'origan  
paprika le paprika  
pepper le poivre  
parsley le parsil  
pimento le piment  
poppy seeds les grains de pavot  
rock salt le gros sel  
rosemary le romarin Yes
saffron le safran Yes
sage la sauge Yes
salt le sel  
sesame seed le sésame  
sorrel l'oseille Yes
summer savory la sarriette Yes
tarragon l'estragon Yes
thyme le thym Yes
thyme, wild le serpolet  
turmeric le curcuma Yes
vervain la verveine  
watercress le cresson Yes

 

 

Comments

, United Kingdom
 over 3 years ago

Spelling = parsley - le persil (not parsil)

, United Kingdom
 over 3 years ago

Can you help me? I have some herb salt from France. One of the herbs is called "liveche" What's this in English? Thanks

I know this is an old post, but I have Liviche in my garden - it's related to celery.

Home chef
, France
 almost 2 years ago
, United States
 over 3 years ago

Tilleul: not the citrus, but the linden tree or lime tree

London, United Kingdom
 almost 3 years ago

What is manne en larme and mauve. They are ingredients in a herbal tea I can’t find the meaning

, France
 almost 2 years ago

I know this is an old post, but I have Liviche in my garden - it's related to celery.

, Belgium
 about 2 months ago

‘Bay leaf’ or ‘bay leaves’, not ‘bay leave’

 

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