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For whom still does Receipt = Recipe?

by Bada Bing 3 years ago

Subject line says it all, sort of. But I'll add that I noticed one or two cases recently of "receipt" being used in ...


acgold7 commented 16 days ago

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Food Vocabulary and Shopping in a Chinese Supermarket

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

If you want to learn more food and drink words in Chinese

The word Pedestrian and Food?

by sport7 6 years ago

Can someone please explain to me why the word pedestrian is used to describe food and where the origin of its usage a...

Gastronomos commented 6 months ago

Mandarin Translation needed

by InkblotJo 6 years ago

I'm new to these forums, so I apologize if this is out of place. If I wanted to ask for sauce on the side in Mandarin...


solidtext commented 6 months ago

"Sliders": Why have restaurants embraced such a disgusting name?

by llamarama 8 years ago

A major topic of conversation on my trip back home last weekend was the new brewpub down the street, and their amazin...


dukecola commented 6 months ago

Help! Japanese recipe translation

by Antoniabruce 7 months ago

Hello! I bought a special soy sauce in Japan recently which I believe is used for marinating ikura - salmon roe -...

dave_c commented 7 months ago

How to order food 'to go' in Chinese?

by vincentlocke 8 months ago

When you walk into a Chinese restaurant in Chinatown, how do you order a dish to go? I know you can say 打包 after...


pandathebaker commented 8 months ago

How is it called?

by Fangejt 8 months ago

Silly question - I know I heard the name before but I've forgotten. How do you call flour mixed into melted butter? I...


mushroomaffairs commented 8 months ago

Why are main courses called entrées in the US?

by greedygirl 9 years ago

I've always wondered that, what with entrée being the word for starter or appetiser in French. Can anyone thro...


kalebdolf commented 1 year ago

Food and Art

by foocray 1 year ago

I've recently been watching a few episodes of Chef's Table and noticed that a few of the chefs and commentators refer...


Steve commented 1 year ago

Do You "Bone" or "Debone" a Chicken?

by 50sGuy 9 years ago

My wife and I have this ongoing debate, usually rekindled every time I bring home a rotisserie chicken from Costco. ...

Rmis32 commented 1 year ago

New Food Words for 2015 and the Death of the Word Foodie

by JoanN 2 years ago


MikeG commented 1 year ago

Wild caught spring rolls?

by drongo 2 years ago

The attached picture is from a local supermarket circular this week. It's an ad for "Wild Caught Spring Rolls". H...

BobbieSue commented 2 years ago

Roast vs. Bake

by user7923 8 years ago

I know that coffee beans and meat are roasted and bread, cakes and cookies are baked. Both methods are described in t...

hotoynoodle commented 2 years ago

Made fresh daily

by JRC14 2 years ago

Many foods taste better after resting overnight. Soups, stews, chili, many baked goods and sauces are actually better...

coll commented 2 years ago

Names for parts of a cheese

by Ruth Lafler 3 years ago

The outside of the cheese is the rind. Rinds can be hard, washed, waxed or bloomy. The inside is the paste. ...

Melanie Wong commented 2 years ago

"Fresh" restaurant?

by zackly 2 years ago

I’m taking a younger couple to lunch today. They are sort of new age-y but in a nice way. They exercise, do yoga and...


cresyd commented 2 years ago

How do you say Cheers in Every Language...

by wanderlustre 11 years ago

Having worked as a bartender and being a beer lover in general I tried to learn how to say Cheers! in every language ...


AkahaneOh commented 2 years ago

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