The Prophet (saas)'s favorite foods

he used not to take any hot food."129

"meat was his most favorite curry."130

"the holy prophet (saas), amongst all other foods, liked pumpkin."131

"he used to eat the meat of hunted birds."132

they will have gardens with rivers flowing under them. when they are given fruit there as provision, they will say, 'this is what we were given before.' but they were only given a simulation of it.
(surat al-baqara: 25)

"he liked dried dates among dates."133

aisha (ra) had this to say about the food the prophet (saas) enjoyed:

"rasulullah (saas) loved halva and honey."134

"among foods, he liked mutton, broth, pumpkins, sweet things, honey, dates, milk, cream, melons, grapes and cucumbers. he also liked cold water."135

she adds:

"rasulullah (saas) ate watermelon with fresh dates."136

"he never condemned the food. he used to eat what he liked and did not eat what he did not like."137

"rasulullah (saas) loved the meat of the forequarter."138

these are some of the things the prophet (saas) said about certain foods:

"what a nice curry vinegar is."139

"the prophet (saas) said that mushroom is a good cure for the eyes, it also arrests paralysis."140

"illnesses are cured by means of three things: (one of them) is a drink of honey."141

"use olive oil as a food and ointment for it comes from a blessed tree."142

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