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Food Language

The word Pedestrian and Food?

by sport7 7 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...


MikeG commented 9 months ago

For whom still does Receipt = Recipe?

by Bada Bing 4 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 1 year ago

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Food Vocabulary and Shopping in a Chinese Supermarket

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

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

Mandarin Translation needed

by InkblotJo 8 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 2 years ago

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

by llamarama 10 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 2 years ago

Help! Japanese recipe translation

by Antoniabruce 2 years ago

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


dave_c commented 2 years ago

How to order food 'to go' in Chinese?

by vincentlocke 2 years 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 2 years ago

How is it called?

by Fangejt 2 years 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 2 years ago

Why are main courses called entrées in the US?

by greedygirl 10 years ago

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


kalebdolf commented 2 years ago

Food and Art

by foocray 2 years 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 2 years ago

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

by 50sGuy 10 years ago

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


Rmis32 commented 3 years ago

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

by JoanN 3 years ago


MikeG commented 3 years ago

Wild caught spring rolls?

by drongo 3 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 3 years ago

Roast vs. Bake

by user7923 9 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 3 years ago

Made fresh daily

by JRC14 3 years ago

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


coll commented 3 years ago

Names for parts of a cheese

by Ruth Lafler 4 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

Melanie Wong commented 3 years ago

"Fresh" restaurant?

by zackly 3 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 3 years ago

How do you say Cheers in Every Language...

by wanderlustre 12 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 4 years ago