Titolo: A Gourmet's Guide: Food and Drink From A to ...
Casa editrice: Oxford University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1995
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780192800251-3
Riassunto: From" Angels on Horseback" to "Zabaglione" this lively and authoritative guide presents the meaning, origin, and development of over 1,200 food and drink terms. The book's rich spread will delight all those who want to discover more about what they eat and drink.
Encyclopedic entries on a wide range of foodstuffs, dishes, and beverages
Staple foods ( "potato, rice" ) and everday drinks ( "tea, coffee" )
Foods named after their place of origin - "Stilton" and "Petit Suisse"
Popular foreign cuisine from "Ciabatta" to "poppadom"
Gastronomic red herrings such as "Bombay duck, Alaska strawberries, " and "prairie oyster"
John Ayto is a freelance writer and author of many reference works including The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (with John Simpson), the Longman Register of New Words, and the Glutton's Glossary.
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