Eat Your Words - The Definitive Dictionary for the Discerning Diner
Publisher: Mango Media
“An outstanding contribution to the field of food language and lore and an accessible reference book for professional and amateur foodies alike.” —Susannah Seton, author of Simple Pleasures of the Kitchen
Eat Your Words is a gloriously gluttonous glossary of all things grub and gastronomy: It’s a true treat for anyone who loves language as much as they love food. With witty and fun definitions of everything from aeroponics to zoosaprophagy, this compilation offers definitions of six thousand unusual and unfamiliar terms across twenty-one fact-packed courses.
For bon viveurs and verbivores alike: Are you a gourmet who knows the difference between Maldon and Morton salt? Maybe you’re an expert on the properties of heat in cooking. Or you’re a cocktail connoisseur with a taste for tequila. Eat Your Words is a surprising treat for anyone who loves learning about food and cooking.
A delight for word nerds: For Scrabble stars and anyone who excels at Words with Friends, Eat Your Words is a clever guide to little-known culinary terms that will give you that special edge.
In Eat Your Words, you’ll find terms about:A cornucopia of culinary treats from around the worldThe cultivation, selling, and serving of every food you can imagineThe appetites of diners and their dinners across all species
This new dictionary is the fun reference book you didn’t know you wanted. Fans of Tequila Mockingbird and On Food and Cooking will enjoy this fascinating journey into the language of food and eating.
“Now I can impress my food-snob friends with more than my ratatouille and learn some great food-related Scrabble words as well.” —Nina Lesowitz, author of The Party Girl Cookbook