Chowhound Presents: Table Talk with Nadine Levy Redzepi of Downtime: Deliciousness at Home | Ask Your Questions Now ›

Not About Food

How would you define gourmet and....


Not About Food 47

How would you define gourmet and....

Lemoncaper | Jan 1, 2009 07:00 PM

Hello everyone,

I have a question and some comments. I would just like to see what people consider gourmet food. I have a friend who considers himself somewhat of a gourmand/ gouremt cook and claims to know good food but.... he does not eat onions, celery, peppers, doesn't like this or that, uses can soup to make a meal (ie: can soup, cheese and potatoes) and puts ketchup on pasta and pizza, jar cheese over baked poatatoes, etc etc. Also, I see on food websites (considered gourmet, fine food) where people have submitted their own recipes and I see things like chicken fried steak, pasta & ground beef casserole...which I don't consider "gourmet". My question is, how do you define "gourmet", not from a dictionary but in your own words. Thanks

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound